The art of mentorship
The right balance: The case for strong plural, public and private sectors
The consequences of loss of focus
In 1994 psychiatrist Edward Hallowell coined the term “attention deficit trait” to describe a common problem he saw emerging in the workplace: The tendency to hop from task to task in a rush, without proper focus on what people were doing or should be doing.
What we have here is failure to motivate
Leaders motivate. They nudge and cajole staff into inspired work, wielding monetary incentives when required, at least in the private sector. Without motivation, employees might wither and certainly wouldn’t shine. That’s a basic premise of leadership and managerial thinking. And it’s dead wrong...
The creativity of pairs
When you think of creativity and innovation in government, John Lennon and Paul McCartney probably don’t spring to mind. Neither worked in government and, indeed, they were anti-establishment types who you can imagine sneering at "government bureaucrats."
How to change the world (or sell government) in three acts
You can’t appear for your important presentations in a black turtleneck and jeans like Steve Jobs did. And you don’t have alluring electronic gizmos to talk about. So suggesting you might learn from the presentation approach of the hallowed Apple pitchman might seem ludicrous.
Talking at cross purposes
We know feedback is good for us. We know it can help us improve. But receiving feedback can often be difficult. We tense up, even get irked or angry. Only part of the message, or perhaps none of it, slips through, as we slide into defensive mode.
Public trust and infodemics
Post-COVID-19 and the Future of Work
Operating in the digital environment
The next big thing in cybersecurity
Cybersecurity, especially in this time is critical to ensure that systems, data and private information are kept safe. In this…
Telecommunications networks are evolving in keeping with technological advancements. In this episode of CGE Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with…
COVID Round Two, An Interview with Alex Miller, Esri Canada
In this episode of CGE Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Alex Miller from Esri Canada about COVID round two,…
The Maple Leaf Unites Us All, An Interview with CAN Fund Founder Jane Roos
Jane Roos was a promising track athlete before a devastating car accident ended her athletic career at age 19. Jane…