A video introduction to my upcoming book, TOUCH
By March 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

A video introduction to my upcoming book, TOUCH

My first book, TOUCH: Five Factors to Growing and Leading a Human Organization, is scheduled for release on October 14, 2014.

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Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau on YouTube
By February 21, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau on YouTube

No one leader has the monopoly on effective use of YouTube.

Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do
By October 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do

This short documentary of Steve Jobs and his NeXT team getting their fledgling company off the ground is fascinating.

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It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)
By October 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)

We re-tell our story frequently, moreso on important anniversaries.

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Snowbirds fly-by and memories of Canada Day
By July 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Snowbirds fly-by and memories of Canada Day

I’ll walk to work in a few minutes. And like many “July the seconds” of the past, I’ll marvel at the absence of any trace of Canada Day celebrations from the day before.

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The SWARM Methodology by @TodMaffin
By June 4, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

The SWARM Methodology by @TodMaffin

Tod Maffin’s SWARM methodology is incredibly hard for many organizations, companies and institutions to embrace. It requires ambandoning conventional thought.

There’s something more
By May 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

There’s something more

There’s something more to communication… a ghost in the machine which makes the difference between content free speech and messages which resonate with audiences.

Lesson from Dove: the Real Beauty of share-able debate
By April 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Lesson from Dove: the Real Beauty of share-able debate

Dove’s Real Beauty campaign isn’t about selling soap. It’s about being at the centre of a debate and parody ads. They’re not offended. They counted on it.

Digital Makeover: Dan Albas
By February 4, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Dan Albas

Dan Albas’ name crossed my screen recently as I prepared a list of the top 10 most-actively tweeting MPs of 2012. Time to do dust off my Digital Makeover series.

Conference Saturdays: When in doubt have cultists attack
By February 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Conference Saturdays: When in doubt have cultists attack

What can communicators, community-builders and campaign organizers learn from Dungeons and Dragons? Julien Smith explains.

Edelman Trust Barometer 2013
By January 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Edelman Trust Barometer 2013

An increase in trust of Government and CEOs isn’t enough to make them more than the two least trusted sources in the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer.

Lead by example and cross the finish line together
By January 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Lead by example and cross the finish line together

While this is a little off-topic for this blog, it’s necessary to share this tale of good sportsmanship (is that the politically correct way to say it?).

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