Strategy

Want them to believe in your strategy? Skip the numbers and tell a story

Want them to believe in your strategy? Skip...

The leader approached the podium. “I want to tell you a story…” It was 3…
Want Engagement? Leave a big gaping hole in your rollout plan

Want Engagement? Leave a big gaping hole in...

You’re waiting in a doctor’s office. In the waiting room is a table with a…
Great Leaders Tell Great Stories: 4 Ways Storytelling Makes You Stronger

Great Leaders Tell Great Stories: 4 Ways Storytelling...

Recently I received a lovely surprise from my parents – a copy of The Gingerbread…
11 Signs Your Strategy Will Fail

11 Signs Your Strategy Will Fail

I recently challenged an executive to ask her┬áteam if they could paraphrase her strategy accurately.…
How You Demean Employees and the Key to Stopping it

How You Demean Employees and the Key to...

I hate riding exercise bikes. In fact, I consider all machine-based cardio to be evil.…
How to Avoid The Number One Mistake in Corporate Communication

How to Avoid The Number One Mistake in...

Calgary is famous for its annual Stampede celebration, which features a fantastic fireworks show every…
Google, Amazon & Microsoft Screwed Up on Values. 4 Steps to Avoid Mutiny

Google, Amazon & Microsoft Screwed Up on Values....

When over 3000 Google employees petitioned the company to ditch a contract with the Pentagon,…
Accelerating with a Backward Glance

Accelerating with a Backward Glance

“Our weakest area as a team? Taking time to reflect. We never look back.” It’s…
People Don't Resist Change, They Resist YOU. How to Build a Change Trust

People Don't Resist Change, They Resist YOU. How...

“People are just not engaging with this initiative!” Clients come to me for solutions to…
Don't Compete. Differentiate.

Don't Compete. Differentiate.

I was dining with a friend enjoying a delicious plate of fish and chips at…