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The Governance Professionals of Canada hosted an educational panel as part of their professional development series on the role of the board in organizational culture. The three panelists were Heather Laxton (corporate secretary for Wesdome, Lloyd Segal, Chair of the...read more
I have crossed a threshold, had a watershed moment, reached the end of my rope. #Really! I don’t know whether it was the Dec. 18th article in The Globe and Mail noting that 94 percent of Canadian executives surveyed said that sexual harassment was not an issue in...read more
We’re writing a book at L&C on the topic of disruption and culture. To do that we’ve been researching different industries to see which companies have succeeded and which have not in the face of disruption. We came across two companies in different industries where...read more
‘Tis most definitely the season to reconsider the traditional alcohol-driven, stumble-down, slap-on-the-back (or slap-somewhere-else) staff party. Christmas is obviously a time for high spirits. But given recent harassment headlines and heightened sensitivity about...read more
I recently listened to an interview with Louise Penny, author of the wonderful Inspector Gamache novels. Among other topics, she covered the role her enduring characters play in her books. As I mulled over our fascination with individual characters in works of...read more