The other day, I was walking through Toronto's historic Distillery District. This District is a must-see spot for both locals
We spend much of our lives confronting problems and challenges. It seems with every passing day or news cycle there are new
How well do you listen? In a world increasingly dominated by text and email we are losing our ability to hear the subtlety in spoken word. Have you ever sent a message that was misinterpreted because it lacked proper inflection of voice?
Have you identified the values and assumptions that drive you personally and professionally? What drives your business beyond shareholder expectations? What drives your day-to-day personal life beyond working to pay bills? Are you clear on what matters?
It turns out that nobody knows what's what when it comes to the media anymore. Who do you trust for your news and media? Now
Many things go into building a successful company -- awesome people, vision, and strong systems, to name a few. But the biggest and best companies get to where they are because their leaders make time to prioritize one thing: thinking. I mean taking time to ponder issues, develop strategies, and plan for the future.
In my research on Canadian and American emergency management agencies, I've found significant differences between official disaster strategies and how disaster responses actually unfold. For example, 'lessons learned' and theories of emergency management consistently call for formal coordination of all the organizations involved in disaster response.
There is a vast gulf growing between younger generations, who want genuine purpose in their work, and older generations (their
You've already taken the time to plan and execute the activity and it's over, so why bother? Whether it's a major project or event, a product launch or an announcement, a digital media campaign or an issues management plan, a post-mortem is important to demonstrate success as well as learning.
The smartphone has become a remote control for the world. We won't even vacation without one. But mobile is not just about a device, it is a context where we have the entire power of the Internet available to us at all times. It's smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones and connected devices.