August 11, 2021

Why a Greater Purpose Helps Us Focus

Tragedy reminds us to revisit our purpose. When we are aligned on the compass point of purpose, we can also focus better.
July 11, 2021

Awareness Practices in Teams – Case Studies now Published!

I am pleased announce that my book chapter on teams applying awareness practices is published. Case studies from 9 organizations are included.
April 16, 2021

Why I Don’t Believe that Productivity is Up

Productivity is Up in COVID??? I don’t believe it.  I have a hunch that busyness is up, masking as productivity, and that effectiveness, getting the right […]
March 19, 2021

How Much Time is Your Team Spending on Value Creation?

Value Creation If you are reading this post you likely lead a professional services team or a team of knowledge workers.  For your organization, value creation […]
March 3, 2021

How I Will Prepare for 24 Hours Unplugged

Previously Unplugged The National Day of Unplugging is this Friday, March 5, 6pm – Saturday, March 6, 6pm,  twenty four hours, screen and TV free.  Despite […]
February 26, 2021

How Swimming Taught me Focus

Unplugged in Childhood In my childhood, being unplugged just meant not watching TV.  Neither cell phones nor smartphones were present.  This was in the 70’s and […]
February 17, 2021

Unplug to Rest

Rest Like Your Pet I grew up with dogs.  There were many basset hounds in our family.  These wrinkly creatures plod about in a mostly slow, […]
February 12, 2021

Unplug Like a Canadian

A Canadian National Day of Unplugging The countdown to the first Canadian Day of Unplugging is upon us.  Twenty-two days from today, corporate and non-profit teams […]
February 5, 2021

Busting the Busyness Culture

A Love of Busy I spent most of my career thinking that I was thriving on busyness.  As a management consultant, busyness via multi-tasking was rewarded.  […]