Flat Army Related Writing


Whose Job Is Leadership, Anyway?

How does the current state of leadership affect employee engagement? What is the effect of both good and bad leadership as it pertains to organizational health and engagement? From a leadership perspective, who actually is responsible for employee engagement? Who is responsible for the act of leadership? According to Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, 63 per cent of CEOs and other members of the top team reckon it’s the top leaders in the company who are “chiefly responsible … [Read More...]


Enter to WIN a Free Signed Copy of Flat Army

Flat Army was published about a year ago. It's been an absolute honour to receive emails, tweets, phone calls, texts and (can you believe it) face-to-face notices of congratulations, thanks and kudos about the book. To those that have reached out in whatever form - you have my utmost respect and gratitude. To those that are implementing the concepts (in whole or in part) I am equally grateful. If you're not yet on the Flat Army bandwagon -- I'm not one to judge -- this is your chance to … [Read More...]

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A New Symphony for the next CLO Symposium

Imagine you had the opportunity to design a conference from scratch, without ever having attended a conference in the past, without knowledge of what a conference actually is, without a clue as to what the expectations are of attendees at <ahem> the conference. What would you do? This is the challenge I’m putting out to CLO Magazine, and obviously by association, the CLO Symposium organizers for their 2010 event. At the 2009 CLO Symposium in Colorado Springs, there are good things … [Read More...]

The Anatomical Dissection of a Healthy Organization

For an organization not only to survive, rather to thrive, I propose there are nine key characteristics needed to be demonstrated equally by all persons in said organization, and the organization itself. (as a whole) There’s a short quip from The Cluetrain Manifesto that always sticks with me: Business is a conversation because the defining work of a business is conversation -- literally. And "knowledge workers" are simply those people whose job consists of having interesting … [Read More...]