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Back in 1999, XPLANE created one of the first business blogs. We keep adding more good content, but we have a hard time deleting anything with that much history. Some images have been lost forever, some links no longer work, some posts are completely without copy. So, whether you want to keep up with all things curently XPLANE or travel back far into the archives and try to piece together a history, welcome to xBlog!

XPLANE Named One of The 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon

The Smartest Person in the Room

How to Design and Implement Organizational Culture

How Do You Communicate Effectively in the Workplace? Use Visuals.

Design Consultants vs. Regular Consultants: The Thinkers, Makers, and Doers of Strategy

Three Exercises For Creating High-Performing Teams

Pop-Up XPLANE Recap: Our Design Thinking Discussion, Visualized

What Books Shape the Way You Work?

Four Steps to Implement a Sustainability Team at Your Office

Interview with Denise Paine, New Vice President of Accounts

Talking About Performance Management with Tamra Chandler

Olfactoral Thinking: Pushing the Boundaries of Design and Visual Thinking

Five Ways to Improve Client Relationships

How to Successfully Manage Globally Dispersed Teams While Wearing Slippers

Approaching the Strategic Plan — Thoughtfully

Facilitator’s Guide to When the Group Says “Hell No”

Create an Inspiring Meeting with The Hero’s Journey Agenda

Behind the Scenes with Design for America: The 2015 Strategic Journey

Stop Advising. Start Leading.

Slow Design: XPLANE Amsterdam Takes on Visual Thinking School

Liminal Thinking: The Art of Finding, Creating, and Unlocking Potential

Performance Review Abuse: How HR Policies Might be Hurting Your Employees

The Story of the First Culture Map

Stop Performance Reviews. Start Conversations.