Successful Solutions Solve Business and People Issues

Can You Relate to This? A frustrated senior executive recently shared about how business disruptions over the last few years hit the business like a series of waves. Just when they stabilized their operations, the business had to respond to rapidly increasing costs and shrinking margins. While addressing this, they were also trying to ensureContinue reading “Successful Solutions Solve Business and People Issues”

Fix Delivery Predictability in the Boardroom, not the Teamroom

I recently spoke to a senior IT executive in a large Canadian nonprofit with a rich history dating back to the late 1800s. It was clear that COVID provided a point of personal reflection and he recently left the private sector for a more meaningful position serving Canadians. Among many comparisons between private and nonprofitContinue reading “Fix Delivery Predictability in the Boardroom, not the Teamroom”

Evolving the profit and people equation

On December 1, 2021 in the thick fog of COVID pandemic uncertainty with most countries announcing quarantine restrictions ahead of the Christmas holiday season, Simon Sinek tweeted one of his famous timely quotes “Profit isn’t a purpose, it’s a result. Purpose is the reason we do the thing that makes the profit.” About a month after in early January, his frenemy AdamContinue reading “Evolving the profit and people equation”