Terry Fox, My Hero

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It was 35 years ago this week when Terry Fox started his Marathon of Hope. Truth be told, my hero is Terry, a Canadian legend. His is a story of creating the result that cannot be matched. In 1977, Terry contracted cancer in his right leg. It was amputated, but this courageous and tenacious basketball player didn’t […]

Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram

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There is a diagram floating around LinkedIn and Twitter that attempts to illustrate an individual’s true ‘purpose’. It’s amusing to me, because it’s short-sighted. It may even be delivering a disservice to some. Whenever I come across the graphic, I immediately wonder if it’s doing a disservice to employees everywhere. There are four circles in […]

Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation

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The fine folks at Learnnovators conducted an interview with me recently, where I spouted off on aspects of leadership, engagement, purpose and innovation. The results can be found below: 1. Learnnovators: It is so inspiring to hear you speak of leveraging the metaphor of Canada Geese, which rotate leadership, thus ensuring that each member of […]