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Business Strategy – with ease, grace and joy

March 30, 2011 by  
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As a facilitator, one of the most important parts of my preparation for strategy retreats is the Focus Question.  This Big Question sets the tone for the entire exercise – which may extend over a period of days, weeks, months and even years.  Strategy is continuous and ever evolving and it’s easy to lose focus.  […]

“What would Margie do”? Choosing to be happy in the face of fear

March 28, 2011 by  
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My brother’s executive assistant of nearly 30 years was murdered last Friday, my birthday.  Arlene was my brother’s right hand, the very essence of quiet steadfastness and grace.  The success he has had in business and public life is in no small part due to Arlene’s competence, loyalty and love.  My family has always been […]

Winter: Spring WILL win

March 16, 2011 by  
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Over the past few weeks, I have watched the vagaries of the weather in Toronto – rain one moment, then snow, then wet snow; temperatures above O°C then biting cold and windy; sunny in the morning, overcast in the afternoon …. and so on.  One just doesn’t know what to expect from one moment to […]