Are You Thinking Effectively?

Are You Thinking Effectively?

Are you thinking efficiently or effectively?  This is a question I heard posed by my friend, Wissam Al-Hussaini, during his delivery of one of the three modules in a new program at Schulich called Beyond Project Management. His section was all about thinking...
Agile Strategy Execution

Agile Strategy Execution

I was working with an organization last week who has a great mantra or mission statement: “Small enough to be agile, large enough to be global”.   I loved it. I was talking to them about strategy execution. The agile reference was enlightening.  It suggested that we...
Are you Emotionally Fit to Lead?

Are you Emotionally Fit to Lead?

(originally published May, 2015) Forbes.com recently published an article called “5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader” in which it suggested that leaders need emotional fitness.  How true. We look up to our leaders for all types of inspiration and guidance –...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

If you are a Canadian, you are most likely sharing in the excitement recently of the first Canadian to win a grand slam tennis tournament. As a country, we are very proud of our new teenage tennis star, Bianca Andreescu.  If you were reading, watching or listening to...