February 2016

Make Your SHIFT: Part 3

Make Your SHIFT is a special 3-part 6-segment series with Beverly Flaxington on her new book. Beverly talks about both improving individual and corporate habits in this special interview series. In part 3: segment 1: we explain how to achieve the F in SHIFT which is find alternatives.  We explore examples of finding alternatives, how hard alternatives are to find and ways to look for alternatives. In the second segment of part three we learn how to achieve the T in SHIFT, which take disciplined action. We will explore examples of finding taking disciplined action, how do we guard against being too disciplined, and discipline versus innovation.  

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Beverly Flaxington

Beverly Flaxington is a business development , marketing and behavioral professional. She brings a distinctive and actionable perspective for business growth and success. Her results-oriented, hands-on style, allows clients to bring their teams together to train them to communicate effectively, work together seamlessly, and produce results. She is author, speaker, and college professor. Beverly is the Co-Founder and Principal of The Collaborative, a firm that is an innovator in business growth through real world experience.



Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.


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