9 things I’ve learned about Leadership in the last 100 days…

I think it goes without saying that the last 100 days have been anything but normal. We have seen disruption to our personal lives, our work lives and with that, disruption to all of the routines that we have relied on for years if not decades. All that being said, the last 100 days have …

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Predictions for work and life after COVID-19?

UPDATE - Recorded a great podcast that dives further into these predictions - Click here to listen! Ever since we started hearing about the COVID-19 crisis conversations seem to continuously gravitate to "when will things return to normal" or "what will a given industry look like post COVID-19?". Will life return to what is was …

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Learnings from my grandparents – on Remembrance Day

"The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person" - Andy Rooney On the eve of Remembrance Day 2019 I sit here thinking about my grandparents. In full disclosure,  none of my grandparents fought directly in either world war however all of them had their lives completely uprooted over 75 …

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2019 – Trends I’m watching – Part II – Digital Transformation

A few weeks ago I published 2019 – Trends I’m watching – Part I covering my perspective and predictions in regards to the following Macro trends - 1 - OSS (Open Source) business and revenue models are changing 2 - Public Cloud Application Architecture battling between “Open and Flexible” vs. “Time to Value” – 3 - …

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It’s a Mad, mad, world but I am confident we will be better off for it!

I watched the whole thing there  Unfold upon my TV screen  "A new world order is on its way" Well pass the popcorn please  -Thomas William Cochrane" Being a Canadian I hold a soft spot in my heart for my fellow Canadians who have managed to breakout in the music scene. One such artist is …

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Transformation and Collaboration go hand-in-hand

col·lab·o·ra·tion - kəˌlabəˈrāSH(ə)n / noun / the action of working with someone to produce or create something It's becoming increasingly difficult to get through a business day without hearing the word transformation. Let's face it; its everywhere; in our personal lives, our professional lives and even the lives of our children. Everyone and everything is changing and requires …

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Innovation requires Secure Base Leadership

"Life is best organized as a series of daring adventures from a secure base" - John Bowlby A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending "High Performance Leadership" at IMD Business School in Geneva, Switzerland. Far and wide this training was one of the most impactful of my life and my career; …

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