Posts tagged with strategicplanning

  1. Meaning and Purpose #5

    2023-02-14 23:09:40 UTC

    “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” Meaning and Purpose #5 I was self-employed as an Organization Development consultant when a former senior partner colleague at our old consulting firm approached me. He wanted to hand off a contract…

  2. Meaning and Purpose #4

    2023-02-04 19:04:00 UTC

    “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.”   Leonardo Da Vinci Meaning and Purpose #4  Chronicling my career for this series of articles has been a study in humility and patience. I have not always been the most patient person and sometimes I have pushed the envelope just…

  3. Strategic Planning vs Transactional Planning

    2020-04-27 22:31:00 UTC

    Strategic Planning involves four foundational elements: 1. Mission or Core Purpose  2. Core Values  3. Core Principles  4. Vision Statement.                                                 Mission or Core Purpose   A good Mission Statement is easy to remember, is a single sentence, and touches the hearts and minds of its followers. It should answer these three…

  4. Latin “colere”-to tend, cultivate

    2020-04-23 16:45:26 UTC

    Edgar Schein says, “The only thing of real importance that leaders do is to create and manage culture. If you do not manage culture, it manages you, and you may not even be aware of the extent to which this is happening.” For those of us working in the Organization…

  5. Family VII

    2020-04-14 00:05:40 UTC

    WhistlerBlackcomb Mountain Resort Inc. I was four years at Intrawest and WhistlerBlackcomb before making a major career move that was devastating to both myself and my family.  How so you say! I was heading up Organization Development at Whistler/Blackcomb and working extensively with their parent company Intrawest, with their other…

  6. This Too Shall Pass V

    2020-03-28 22:01:33 UTC

    Many of the decisions we make in our lives comes down to our moral compass. For instance, where we decide to settle down and put down our roots.  Maybe it’s lifestyle or personal security or personal well-being; all of these are ultimately drivers of behaviour. The ones you value the…

  7. This Too Shall Pass IV

    2020-03-28 17:45:07 UTC

    “You only have this one life, without your health you have nothing!”  Our municipal, provincial, and national parks are closed, recreation centre doors are shut, we’re asked to stay home for much of the day, avoid all places of social gathering, and follow all our Public Health Officers orders and…

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