We have our Back to Work approach all wrong

As companies try to recover productivity and sales, the corporate “back to work” voices are getting stronger and, unfortunately, harsher. Companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Google have been providing policies and deadlines herding (pardon the term) their employees to return to work. With mixed results of hybrid programs and increasing economic pressures, some executive voicesContinue reading “We have our Back to Work approach all wrong”

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”