Tag Archives: Leadership

Orange at Work: Building corporate culture by helping communities

As I glided up Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway under the guide of the warm March sun, Jay-Z bumpin’ on the sounds system, I couldn’t help but laugh at what had just happened at the Starbucks five minutes earlier. The guy … Continue reading

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My somewhat attainable 2012 reading list

I had a great conversation on Twitter the other day with Aiden (@AidanNg) about books. I confessed that I was old school and still have piles and piles of books lined up that are waiting to be read. He was … Continue reading

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TweetUp Tale: Why working with good people is important

Working with good people is important – this statement is pretty obvious. We don’t always have the opportunity to work with good people, but when the opportunity does arise, what a difference it makes. This is a tale of a … Continue reading

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Where have all the mentors gone?

A CEO sits on stage inside a packed conference room and details his or her model for success. Guaranteed at some point during the talk they will refer to a mentor or series of mentors who helped them earn their … Continue reading

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Buzz Off: Why synergies are bad for you

Corporate buzz speak is everywhere these days. Synergize this. Leverage that. And while you’re at it, you can be on point for leaving a comment! It was incredibly refreshing for me on Wednesday morning to watch the inconceivable – a … Continue reading

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