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How Do I Know If I Like My Job?

How Do I Know If I Like My Job? Five Questions to Ask Yourself

Does the term “work-life balance” resonate with you? For many professionals, it represents the elusive goal of finding harmony between their careers and personal lives. However, a more winning approach is to make your work an integrated part of your life, not just something to counterbalance as the traditional view implies. To evaluate if you’ve […]

Canada: Poutine Pandemonium and Productivity Plunge

Canada: Poutine Pandemonium and Productivity Plunge

This week in Canada, it’s essentially National Poutine Week. What was once a mere “Day” has now blossomed into a full-fledged, week-long celebration, courtesy of overzealous restaurateurs and food enthusiasts. For an entire seven-day stretch, the entire country is twirling around the name that the majority of humanity refuses to pronounce. This is unprecedented for […]

Tesla Brain Drain is Not “To” OpenAI but rather “From” Musk

Tesla Brain Drain is Not “To” OpenAI but rather “From” Musk Tesla brain drain is not *to* OpenAi but rather *from* Musk

Elon Musk’s success and wealth alone do not make him the smartest person alive. While he skillfully reframes Tesla’s brain drain as a sign of the company’s superiority, he fails to grasp that increasing pay is a temporary fix, not a permanent solution: A new baseline is set, which is inevitably followed by escalation. Tesla […]

EXCELLENCE: The Subtle Art of Reframing Your Elephant

EXCELLENCE: The Subtle Art of Reframing Your Elephant Reframing Elephant

If Tom Peters had written Anna Karenina, he would have started the novel with the words: “All struggling companies are alike; each successful organization excels in its own way.” Achieving Excellence means different things to different companies, and therefore their strategies may vary. Except that in many cases, they don’t. Driven by a uniquely American […]

Lessons Learned from Twitter’s Culture Change Process

Lessons Learned from Twitter’s Culture Change Process

As we may decide to skip the new episode in the tedious Twitter Transformation serial directed by Elon Musk, let’s not forget the timeless adage: “You can always learn from others.” So grab your popcorn and settle in for the newest episode in the Twitter serial. Enter: Linda Yaccarino, the newly appointed CEO. Will this […]

Best Employers and Top Universities, Part 1

Best Employers and Top Universities, Part 1 Satisfaction vs Engagement

Would you like to work for the Best Employer? There are several considerations to be made before rushing in your CV. If you’re reading this blog, you probably belong to an endangered species, and these considerations could change your career. Forbes has released its 2023 list of Canada’s Best Employers. Only 300 companies out of […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Holocaust Remembrance Day

“The way in which a man accepts his fate and all the suffering it entails, the way in which he takes up his cross, gives him ample opportunity—even under the most difficult circumstances—to add a deeper meaning to his life. It may remain brave, dignified and unselfish. Or in the bitter fight for self-preservation he […]

Why Do Projects Succeed?

Why Do Projects Succeed?

Now that we know Why Projects Fail, let’s talk about the practical steps and behaviors Project Manager must adopt in order to deliver a project successfully. The three root causes of project success are: LEAN CEO In the knowledge economy, with continuously growing competition, accelerating product lifecycles, and shrinking lifespan of businesses, managing by project […]