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In 1999, XPLANE created one of the first business blogs. We have been adding great insights ever since. Check out our latest posts, filled with ideas for designing, facilitating, and creating lasting change for people and organizations.

Put People at the Center of Your Next Change Initiative

Five Skills Trained Facilitators Wield to Create Highly Effective Meetings

Why Your “Process Problem” Probably Isn’t a Process Problem

What is “Strategy Activation”?

Eight Tips for Leading Game-Changing Hybrid Meetings

Changing Change Management: The Shift from Process-Centered to People-Centered

The Empathy Map: A Human-Centered Tool for Understanding How Your Audience Thinks

Ten Tips for Running a Successful Workshop

Six Games to Envision the Company Culture You Want

How to Draw Your Idea and Move People to Action: An Exercise in Visual Communication

The Key to More Effective One-on-Ones? Visuals!

Seven Principles and Five Steps to Confidently Lead Organizational Change

Visuals: An Educator’s Key to Enhancing Student Learning and Engagement

Master the Art of Creating Rich, Rewarding Online Learning Experiences

Three Gangbuster Visual Icebreakers

A Powerful Way to Get Traction on Your DE&I Initiative

Turn Your Thinking Inside Out: The Path to More Effective Communication and Collaboration

Confidently Lead Your Next Change Initiative

Strategy Execution Needs Human-Centered Design: Five Steps to Turn Plans into Action

Culture and Collaboration in the Post-COVID Workplace

The Power of Working With a Design Consultancy

Why “Customer Centricity” is a C-Suite Commitment: 12 Characteristics of a World-Class CX Strategy

Without Vision, Your Strategy—and Much Else—is Hopeless

Tips and Tools for Great Hybrid Workplace Communication and Collaboration