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 […]

Three Types of Workplace Mindsets

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I’d be delighted to hear your opinion on the following definitions of “Workplace Mindsets” I’m toying with in relation to my next book. Job Mindset: Employed to perform transactional duties in return for being monetarily compensated. Career Mindset: Working in an occupation to increase the personal girth of salary, title and/or span of control. Purpose Mindset: Passionate […]