leadership development

Why You Need to Stop Outsourcing Your Leadership Development

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the HRPA Annual Conference on a topic that’s near and dear to my heart… the over outsourcing of leadership development to external providers. I recognize the irony in this… I am also an external provider of leadership development, so what’s my point? In a nutshell, I …

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Public Mobile CEO learns: shoot your mouth off early, enjoy egg on your face later

Public Mobile CEO Alek Krstajic went on recorded making cracks about rival Wind Mobile’s challenges with “dead zones” in their network coverage.  And then, good golly, doesn’t Public Mobile get plagued by multiple dead zones in Montreal, running into the same issues as Wind.  Ooopsy. Pre-Public Mobile’s own launch Krstajic was quoted as saying “You’re …

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Isn’t your career worth more than a venti double Americano?

Gather ’round smart leaders and let me tell you a story.  A story that’s being repeated in workplaces across Canada as I type… Once upon a time, there was a smart, uber talented MBA graduate who had invested $60k of his hard earned cash to earn the credential that was his ticket to the management echelons.  Years passed …

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