Category Archives: education

Reflections from our keynote presentation at the Strategic Capability Network, Toronto, Canada – September 18th, 2014

I had the honour to co-present the keynote address at the Strategic Capability Network Event on September 17th, 2014. I presented with my friend and manager, Colleen Burns, Influencer Engagement Manager at IBM.  We had approximately 130 people attend in person and … Continue reading

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Can you improve your learning? What brain research tells us …

I came across this fantastic 3 min. video by Nigel Paine through the Massie Learning Talks from 2013, that I thought was excellent!  Here is the link to the video and summary of Nigel’s points. Brain research tips for  effective … Continue reading

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How Social Business is revolutionizing the way we interact at work!

Here’s a summary table I put together to show how we can work more effectively using social tools for common work tasks.  Thanking Colleagues Common Approach Results Send thank you e-mail Copy everyone on e-mail Forward to team and manager … Continue reading

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Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Coaching Executives on Social Business

I have been coaching executives on the value of Social Business, here is a summary of five tips that I would like to share with you. 1) Listen First!  Come in with a consulting approach and learn how the executive … Continue reading

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SAMA’s 2012 Pan-European Conference

I am really excited about presenting at the conference next week!  I am looking forward to some great keynote speakers: To find out more about the conference, there is a great introduction, in the form of a blog from the … Continue reading

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What’s your daily activity as a collaborative leader?

What stands out for me is that I think you need to practice these activities daily and it takes time to really contribute to your network and grow your skills. What activities do you do that might be missing from … Continue reading

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