Bookshelf: Creating Great Choices

We learned in grade school that one plus one equals two,...

Government built for continuity

This year is proving to be an interesting one for all...

Bookshelf: Barking up the Wrong Tree

Did your high school valedictorian go on to achieve greatness? High...

Bookshelf: The Captain Class

Yogi Berra, Maurice (The Rocket) Richard, Bill Russell, Michael Jordan, and...

The Silo Effect

Government is replete with silos. Like the weather, everyone complains about...

Don’t say it, draw it

Words, words, words. Blah, blah, blah. Our days – our work...

The Bookshelf: Triggers

Every evening, Marshall Goldsmith pays an associate to call and ask...

Changing behaviour: directing riders, motivating elephants and shaping paths

Let’s resume last month’s discussion on effective change initiatives with some...

Book Review: Negotiating So Everyone Wins

David Dingwall is familiar to many government executives for his role...

Bookshelf: The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Are you an undermanager? We’ve all been warned not to overmanage...