Contact

Alicia Korten

Culture Creator​

Tel: 703.875.9139​

alicia@orangegrovenine.com

Michael Perman

Innovation Leader

Tel: (415) 948 - 4467

michael@orangegrovenine.com

Ideas and INSPIRATION

January 27, 2017

Almost four years ago my husband Lorne and I bought a home with a beautiful garden.

I loved looking at the garden, but wondered, “Who’s going to take care of it?”

That’ll be your job,” Lorne and I each thought of the other.


With no one taking ownership, the weeds began t...

January 27, 2017

Craving Trust - some thought on Paul Zak's new book:  Trust Factor

“Regarding the release of oxytocin, our research found that any kind of positive shared experience will do it. Singing, dancing, laughing—all of these things bond people and create a mini-culture that in...

January 24, 2017

With the loss of my husband Lorne's father in 2016, and my own father recovering from a series of small strokes (he is doing great and back in full swing with his speaking and writing), the year was marked by a sense of mortality. Mortality is an interesting thing.  It...

January 24, 2017

Pause.

That’s what I did last year. I paused taking on new culture clients to tend to things I’d been punting.

My husband Lorne and I made the decision after high stress months in our professional lives. Lorne was taking long trips to India and working 12 hour days. I wa...

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