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Canada's Corruption Problem

June 6, 2013 by Crane and Matten

corruption in Canada

This is the kind of corruption that in terms of 'tone at the top' is sending a very dangerous message to the rest of us that no amount of increased enforcement is going to compensate.[read more]

We Love Sustainability Reports!

May 21, 2013 by Elaine Cohen

sustainability reports

The act of training groups of passionate people just brings home to me that all reports are good, all reports are an attempt to do better, all reports are worth the words they contain.[read more]

3 Leadership Lessons We Can Learn from Gen Y

May 7, 2013 by Ted Coine

gen y leadership

Those of us who grew up in corporate-land believing work occurs 8-5 need to learn to rethink how, where and when work gets done. Millennials get this. It’s time the rest of us do, too.[read more]

3 Ways to Build Leadership Credibility in Tough Times

May 2, 2013 by Ted Coine

building leadership

So there is significant skepticism among America’s workforce, but great leaders are overcoming and setting examples for how to conquer the most pressing concerns.[read more]

Is Serving on an Audit Committee a Job to Love or Fear?

April 22, 2013 by Norman Marks

I have worked with audit committees for over 20 years, with many directors for whom I have admiration and great respect, and a few who contributed less than they should. Here's some advice...[read more]

The CEO Challenge

April 22, 2013 by Ted Coine

fat cats had enough?

We’ve been paying our CEOs like celebrities for about thirty years now. It’s a failed experiment for the same reason that paying real celebrities has failed: one person cannot save any endeavor by themselves.[read more]

Want To Be A Global Ambassador for Social Good? [VIDEO]

April 11, 2013 by David Connor

your big year

Sometimes the world can feel like an overwhelmingly big place and we, as individuals, can do little on our own to make it better against the tide of challenges and barriers, especially our own self-limiting beliefs.[read more]

Employee Motivation – Why It Matters

April 5, 2013 by Ted Coine

employee motivation

One of my clients recently asked me, “Why are you so interested in writing about optimal and suboptimal motivation? All managers care about is productivity, accountability, and results—isn’t it like pushing water uphill with a toothpick?”[read more]

10 Not So Obvious Barriers to Effective Leadership

March 26, 2013 by Ted Coine

potential resistance

Leadership is not an accomplishment you check off your daily to-dos. At the heart of leadership is the omnipresent, bold belief that influence, relationships, dialogue and faith in people call forward our best leadership abilities.[read more]

5 Ways Leading Locally Can Motivate Employees and You

March 19, 2013 by Ted Coine


With endless examples of ethics scandals, greed, and the disregard for treating employees as people, the time is ripe for surprising leadership that motivates employees and you. Employees, customers and you need encouragement.[read more]

Aligning the Board, Risk Management, and Internal Audit

March 13, 2013 by Norman Marks

What is the executive leadership team (ELT) and the board worrying about? What are the topics on their agenda? To be successful, they need both the risk management and internal audit functions to be aligned with them.[read more]

7 Sustainability Trends to Watch for in 2013

March 3, 2013 by Lynnette McIntire

sustainability trends

Marketplace expectations have moved sustainability into the category of “business as usual”, meaning that to stay ahead of the pack, leaders will need to push their ambitions further.[read more]