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Archive for 'leadership'

Inequality – A Broad Global Step Blog Action Day October 16, 2014

Inequality is a bully. It is a yoke on the shoulders of humanity, that is 20,000 years old and a milli-second young. It hurts. It is a conflict that kills the young, and decimates cities. It enables global rifts and skewed self-perceptions manipulating benefits of “the one” over “the other”. Inequality, through a minority of […]

Blog Acton Day WE come together are more than one create solidarity combine brains’ encourage ideas engender confidence create power cross pollinate ourselves focus on sustainability giving us breadth providing depth stretching length encouraging dialogues acting together overcoming racism being as one because we are WE #powerofwe #bad12 #Blogactionday

Don’t forget to change your underwear

Some people in organizations feel forgotten, taken for granted, sat upon, kept in the dark. overworked , overused, not refreshed! Well the metaphor can work! and now that I have your attention! Note to Project & Program Managers and their Sponsors: When Starting a project – Include Organizational Change Management (OCM) strategies, methods, processes, techniques. […]

Focus 2040 – A Future of HR

The Strategic Capability Network once again is worked with the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Hamilton to run the national student competition called Focus 2040. The competition invited students from the business faculties across Canada to predict what the world of work will be like in the year 2040. One of the […]

Call Yourself to Action

A number of  individuals have called complaining about the lack of a job pipeline, high competitiveness in the marketplace, a lack of direction, no call backs! My career coach clients know this and I want to communicate these few thoughts to all you readers.   Your role and mission,  is to repeat these thoughts ( or […]

The age of civility has lost its way -a manifesto?

Where are you Ann Landers??? Please help. Our use of technology has moved us apart physically and emotionally. At the same time our use has increased the volume of data that can be  and is created/shared while lowering its intended quality.  The phrase “don’t call us , we’ll call you”, once used to manage the […]

Introducing new technology standards is Not About introducing new technology standards!

“Dear Chief Technology Officer(s), It has come to my attention that, in our wonderful company,  you want to introduce some new standards.  I hear they may include things like a PMO ( Project Management Office), risk management, a SDLC ( services or systems delivery life cycle process), business analysis processes and quality audits. How nice. […]

Leadership is not an island

Leadership is hard sometimes. We take a new role and find that we respond to the new dynamics in new unplanned ways . From the outside we do well assessing the business situation ( like a case at school) and creating a number of pragmatic paper opinions based on good sound logic including ourselves. But […]