Category Archives: Leadership

The Best Boss

I was asked the other day, “who was your best boss”.  I had to think on that for a while.  I learned from all the bosses I had over the years.  From some I learned what to do, others what … Continue reading

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What Does it Take?

We often hear the expression, “It takes a village.”  Too often, I see the devastation left behind by bullying, harassment, and abuse.  Those who have suffered will always carry the scars.  The scars can be lack of self worth, self … Continue reading

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Communication and Teamwork

Listening to the Crows at 4 a.m. this morning (hard not to when they are outside your bedroom window!), I marveled at their ability to summon the ‘troops’ to their defense when faced with a threat. The threat in this … Continue reading

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Whadaya Mean I’m too Old!

There is a perception, mostly with the millennials, that after a certain age you are not functioning at a level that is suitable for business.  It is felt that you will be absent more and in general be a drain … Continue reading

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Today’s Reality

Flipping through the pages of the latest issue of BC Business I realize how crucial it is for businesses, all businesses, to keep current on what is happening and what may affect their place in the market. In 1973 I … Continue reading

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How to Dance

We hear it from many communities.  “They take so long to process applications for building permits”, “The Regional District doesn’t understand the needs of the municipalities”, “Where is Economic Development coming from, that is our main source of income and … Continue reading

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Where are the Leaders?

In this day and age, one of supposed advanced learning and knowledge on how people interact, why are we still hearing of organizations that are sadly dysfunctional? Managers who yell at those who report to them in front of peers … Continue reading

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