Entries by Dr. Jim Bohn

A most unlikely PhD. But it can be done.

So, why the moniker “Blue Collar Scholar”?  My father signed his name with an “X”. I was raised in a blue-collar family. We scraped to get by. My father worked three jobs to help us survive. He could barely write his name and often used an “X”. As the son of a factory worker I was convinced I […]

A taxonomy of organizational distress

From multiple years of experience working with leaders across scores of organizations, I have devised this taxonomy of organizational distress. I. O.A.D.D. – Organizational Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms: People have so many projects on their plate they can’t keep up. People are asked to take on more and more and more before they have finished […]