Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey

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Truth be told, I’m a bit of a research wonk. Some may look at that honest admission as a cry for help. Others steer clear of me when I ingest new data because it allegedly makes me more likely to furl a brow as I further scorn the lack of leadership advancement in today’s organizations. This ‘feedback’ may or may not […]

O Canada My Canada

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O Canada My Canada   The wind blew my kind ashore, but the native maples were here long before. We are the settlers of settlements, the villagers of villages. That is what we are. Canada … a village of settlements; a nation. Lower and Upper. West and East. North and South. French and English. Indigenous […]

How TELUS Engages Employees Through Pervasive Learning

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SAP was kind enough to interview me and produce a case study related to the Pervasive Learning model at TELUS, and its alignment to culture and employee engagement. As I state in the report, “Engagement is a multifaceted strategy. It shouldn’t be treated as a silo, as a separate line item. You can’t engage your […]

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

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Today, October 14, 2014, is Ada Lovelace Day – an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Ada was the world’s first female computer programmer – a true icon and pioneer. Denise and I are bringing up our two girls with a focus on STEM with equal footing to […]