If you happen to be Canadian, Gord Downie is pretty close to being a household name. Like Gretzky. Or Trudeau. Bieber. Even Tim Horton. If you’re not from Canada, let me help paint a picture of this iconic musician, poet and free market capitalist through a “forest of whispering speakers,” if you will. America has […]
There I was, having an engaging conversation with a fellow Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a conference lunch, when things began to take a decidedly status quo turn. “As long as I show increases in the Learning Management System metrics and with the course evaluations, my C-Suite doesn’t care about anything else.” I sat there […]
Click here to download the Introduction and Chapter 1 of my new book The Purpose Effect. Click here to order the book on Amazon. More information on the micro-site. Reviews “It’s great to have this book to add to the conversation about deeper ways to improve the poor levels of employee engagement that exist inorganizations today. […]
A Shooting Dallas Star by Dan Pontefract Love your self; our humanity will prosper. Love your humanity; neighbours will reciprocate. Love your neighbour; the community gathers strength. Love your community; society offers hope. Love your society; and we might all shine as one.
Since the time of the ancient Greeks, the concept of a “higher purpose” has been discussed. As the German professor Ernst Curtius once wrote, “The whole tectonic art of the Greeks is consecrated by a higher purpose.” When you think about it, we might coin those ancient Greeks as the first real examples of startups. […]