The Great Transformation of the Organization Still Needs the How


Billed as “The Great Transformation”, its work was cut out for itself from the moment you could register online. A conference paying homage to the brilliance of Peter Drucker has now become an annual calendar fixture not to be missed. The 6th iteration of the Global Peter Drucker Forum — recently held in Vienna, naturally […]

My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14


It’s not exactly the easiest set of flights between Victoria, British Columbia and Vienna, Austria, but I’d travel twice the distance to take part. The Global Peter Drucker Forum is one of those rare conferences where one believes change might actually occur. That’s why I’m here. That’s why I’m up at 4:30am Vienna time, writing these […]

Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey


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


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 […]