February 9th, 2012 Posted by admin

With the eminent IPO of Facebook, the organization has been placed under the microscope. One area which has come under scrutiny is the noted absence of women from their board. All seven directors are men. Some have called [...]

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February 8th, 2012 Posted by admin

Last month I interviewed a senior executive of a large Canadian food chain about leadership practices. I asked her “what is the number one leadership question that is unanswered or inadequately answered?” Without hesitating she responded “Identifying leaders! [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

We live in a world of opposites … good and evil, night and day, up and down, leadership and self-aggrandizement. Nothing has meaning except the meaning that each individual applies to an action, a thought, or a word. [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

When leaders are confident of majority support, it is easier to push through their agenda and changes without any thought of opposition or compromise. Sadly, that is also often the case. Majority leaders care nothing for compromise. What [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

More and more employers are seeking workers who think outside the box. They desire creative people who can lead the charge in the innovation of new products and services, and who can envision solutions to difficult situations. A [...]

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January 19th, 2012 Posted by srobinson

The playing of the national anthem at the beginning of sporting events such as football, baseball and hockey is something that is steeped in tradition. What also seems to be steeped in tradition at these events is the [...]

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January 19th, 2012 Posted by srobinson

Far too often we see leaders, politicians in particular, go ‘off script’ and land themselves in what can only be described as an ‘unholy mess’. The question looms “When is it ok to go ‘off script’?” All advisors [...]

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