How To Develop Strategy

  I recently met up with Theresa who has moved up several layers in her organization over the last few years. “So what’s the next position for you?” “I’m not sure. The next level is VP and my manager develops strategy with ease. I can’t do that.” The only difference between Theresa and her boss is […]

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Great Canadian Leaders are Less Canadian

In an episode of Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson introduced Ryan Reyolds as the guest and promptly plied him about classic Canadian stereotypes (seriously, who pronounces ‘about’ as ‘a boot’??). Ryan handled them with class, and then drove the crap out of their car. Nice. One of the most often quoted Canadian stereotypes is our propensity to apologize for […]

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Is Your Change Tasty Enough?

I don’t drink, but I’ve enjoyed two wine tasting sessions with expert sommeliers. It’s amazing how much you can appreciate with just your sense of smell. A chart of aromas is often provided to assist your nose; I’ve always been intrigued that ‘wet dog’ is a distinct wine smell. No one is looking for a […]

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