Finding Common Ground

Posted on August 13, 2013

Sometimes the hardest part of facilitating communications is people recognizing that that they need the facilitation. Communications is such an all-encompassing term.  We all communicate, in fact, we’re engineered for it.  Everything about us is geared towards getting our message out.  The way we use our hands, the shape of our vocal chords, even our […]

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Organizational Vision – You Can’t See Your Way Without It

Posted on May 21, 2013
Vision - 25 Questions for Organizational Vision

How can you ever get to where you want to be if you don’t know where you’re going? I’ve known leaders who were absolute…well, visionaries.  Ones whose insight and perceptions were so far forward, it was as if they operated in a different time stream. They could inspire, charm and cajole people to do things […]

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Remember Your Manners – A True Story

Posted on April 2, 2013

Bad manners in business are about as useful as feathers on a fish and as memorable. The following story is based on something that happened while I worked on Parliament Hill. An executive working in the regional office of a manufacturing company was contacted by his superiors and told that it would be in the […]

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Are You Thinking About Creating Misinformation?

It occurred to me that the number of articles I was reading on weekly basis was growing at an incredible rate. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever consumed as much new information on a regular basis in my life.  Not even in my university days when trolling through the stacks for the best and […]

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