Is there a sweet spot where the extraction of natural resources can coexist alongside climate resilience efforts?
Creativity is a Power Tool. Two years ago, Quentin was planting pansies in our front flower garden well before the May long weekend. As I watched my husband root around in the dirt on his hands and knees, I most wished for his success. I wanted his pansies proliferate and be plentiful. In the spirit […]
In governance, leadership, and business we talk about strategy. I’ve heard strategy referred to alongside pillars. I’ve heard it used in terms that liken its meaning to goals. I think strategy is different from those and I think the way to refresh it best is through creativity. So, what is strategy? If we think in […]
I am a business person through and through. I believe that business is hardwired into me from my ancestors. When I was much younger, for a business idea to appeal to me, it had to be something that I had personal fascination with; something about which I was passionate. The potential market didn’t matter; at […]
Any enterprise or organization would benefit from the content in Start with Why. People in governance and leadership are busy people. Really, everybody is busy no matter their scope. This is why I would suggest reading a summary rather than the book in its entirety. The core message, although simplistic, is profound. However, I found […]
Climate Change. It’s not just for the realms of charities and government. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that “Climate Change is real” and that “it is caused by emissions resulting from human activities” and that “it poses a grave threat to humanity’s future.” Since Climate Change has been formally recognized by Canada’s highest […]
In leadership, they talk about “the tone at the top”. The concept is that a organization’s culture and its values should be set at the top, demonstrated at the top, and will therefore resonate down the organization’s hierarchy to set expectations and influence the conduct and behaviors of all. This can be in regards to […]
I love business. I love owning properties. A thing is easy to love when it feels like your natural inclination or like an extensions of who you are. Creating businesses from nothing is a risk. Being in multi tenant residential rental properties is a risk. That doesn’t mean that these are bad things. Even though […]