NSC: Way of Being Summit

The Company:

NovaScotian Crystal is a small east coast creator and retailer of mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal. Founded in 1996, current total staff of about 45. Employees include craftsmen in the old Irish glassmaking tradition, sales/retail showroom, warehouse & shipping, administration (including marketing & IT), and corporate services.

SCENARIO:

The CEO has always made it clear that the mission of the company goes beyond making money. The preservation of a craft, the enhancement of people’s lives, and the creation of a caring, enlightened community are the real drivers—making money is what makes it possible to keep doing the rest of it.

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NSC: The Authentic Community Summit

The Company:

NovaScotian Crystal is a small east coast creator and retailer of mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal. Founded in 1996, current total staff of about 45. Employees include craftsmen in the old Irish glassmaking tradition, sales/retail showroom, warehouse & shipping, administration (including marketing & IT), and corporate services.

SCENARIO:

The CEO has always made it clear that the mission of the company goes beyond making money. The preservation of a craft, the enhancement of people’s lives, and the creation of a caring, enlightened community are the real drivers—making money is what makes it possible to keep doing the rest of it.

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IONS

Executive Team Dynamics Impacting Decision-Making

The Executive group at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) invited Dr. Raynolds to do a PD Session to assist with a challenge regarding the choice of a new head-office location, timing of a move, and other issues related to their overall mission. These wer part of a group of decisions with which they had been wrestling (and procrastinating) for some time. They had two head-office locations chosen, but seemed unable to make a final consensus-based decision.

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