Management

We need to free organizations of bullshit – Part 2: How?

Read Part 1: Why Part 2: How One day, sitting in the shed he called home, the journalist, Oobah Butler, had an idea: he would turn...

Innovative Businesses Have Curious Employees

Several comments in response to my recent competency-focused post led me to also consider the importance of curiosity in the workplace. Interestingly enough, recent experiences have...

What is Interim Management?

When crisis strikes your business, what can you do? As you try to pick up the pieces, at some point your mind would likely...

Can we Rescue Diversity from its own Failings?

Don’t expect this to be either of the typical articles about diversity. I’m here not to fawn over its benefits nor to rant about...

Destructive Criticism – My experiences with negative feedback across cultures

Giving feedback is hard. Giving good feedback is even harder. Giving good feedback across cultures is next to impossible. On my first Canadian project two decades ago,...

We need to free organizations of bullshit – Part 1: Why?

While I add a similar disclaimer to all of my public content, it's particularly important in this case to emphasize that the convictions I've...

Neurodiversity: Talent or Token?

How window-dressing chips away at any tangible rewards companies could reap from neurodiversity efforts. Diversity has made a dent in the public consciousness. With...

Diversity – The Benefits of Being Uncomfortable

The topic of diversity is not one that most people find in their comfort zone. As I wrote in a previous article on diversity, increasing...

Do you Have What it Takes to be an Interim Manager?

Businesses, facing an ever-increasing variety of complex problems, are in desperate need of good interim managers to help solve them. Such positions are highly...

Interim Management as a Career Option

The face of interim management is changing. Traditionally, an interim manager was someone at the end of his career who chose interim management to...