Category Archives: Strategy

A Strategy of Character

In life there are people of good character you feel comfortable being around and others whom you feel less comfortable with. The same is true for companies. A company’s character and culture is rooted in its internalized values. When employees … Continue reading

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Empathy – A Leader’s Greatest Gift

It’s the planning season for many companies. Hours will be spent evaluating past performance, strategies and market opportunities all for the purpose of creating an exciting and profitable future. Often that picture is one of success. A picture you’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons From My Dog

If you have a pet you know they can claim a special place in your heart. A few weeks ago my wife and I experienced a loss in our family when after seventeen years, our little wiener dog, Gretchen, passed … Continue reading

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Creating a Team of Work Horses

On July 3rd the “greatest outdoor show on earth” kicked off as it has for over 50 years. But it wasn’t a fireworks show. In fact it had nothing to do with the Fourth of July. It was the Calgary … Continue reading

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Leadership – the key to Price, Quality and Speed

Recently I was sent an email with a photo of a poster saying “Price Quality or Speed – Pick Two”. It struck me at the time how old this phrase was and how out of place it seemed today. In … Continue reading

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