Rob Ford

Lessons from Trump: Never Underestimate the Power of Focus

So Trump has trumped his opponents in the run for Republican party leadership. Much hand wringing is now happening as the US (and world) faces the prospect of Trump installing his name in 2 story high letters above the white house, and really…who saw this coming? And how did it happen? Here’s my take…it’s about …

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Rob Ford: Oops, he did it again…and again…and again…

“Wow, I’m really surprised that another video of Rob Ford possibly smoking illegal narcotics has just emerged”, said no Torontonian ever.  As our embattled Mayor takes a “pause” on his re-election campaign to deal with his substance abuse issues (which, by the way, I commend him for doing), there is an instructive lesson here for …

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Peer to Peer: managing sideways relationships

Former city councilor Rob Ford has set heads spinning in Toronto with his mayoral race victory.  Perhaps one of the luckiest breaks for Ford has been some of the upsets and turnovers that have occurred on city council.  Ford was known as a combative councilor who made few friends amongst his peer group.  Pundits speculate …

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