Gary Hamel posted a blog on Managing for the Facebook Generation. His twelve characteristics for online workplaces are also a pretty great prescription for the new vision of leadership. But if you […]
The hunt is on. The media is now hunting for places to affix blame for the economic meltdown. Usually the innocent are blamed and the uninvolved are rewarded. The most recent wave of […]
The Globe and Mail today had a great piece on the deterioration of the newspaper industry and the implications of this for democracy. One of the main concerns is the need for fact based information, rather than the opinion driven contribution of the internet. Quality and reliability are critical to an informed citizenry and to the effectiveness of democracy.
I recently heard a friend refer to a new project as “highly strategic”. I was curious as to the nature of this great strategic project, as typically people in her position don’t […]
Today I started the usual task of cleaning out my email in basket. I noticed how many emails were forwarded links, pdfs, e-newsletters or other sources of information. What struck me was the […]
I was at one of those workshops today that preached the secrets of “The Secret”, with a few twists. I decided to go as an exercise in optimism. As a self-proclaimed cynical […]
For some reason, I’ve been stumbling across reading that keeps pointing to the obvious. Our modern Western society seems fixated with finding reasons to blame others for our own inability to say […]