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Exploring the Shadows of Organizational Metaphors

By Ian Chisholm A poet’s work is all about creating a language big enough to represent both the world that you inhabit and the next, larger world that awaits you. – Lisa Burrell interviews David Whyte in “A Larger Language for Business,”…
October 1, 2014 by Roy Group
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Building a Great Workplace

By Ted Kouri A few years ago, Incite was recognized by Alberta Venture as Alberta’s Best Workplace for Under 100 Employees. We are really proud of the culture, team and environment we have built at Incite over the last 15 years, and receiving…
July 1, 2014 by Roy Group
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The Long Game: Crisis and Engagement

By Bob Chartier It’s the reward-and-recognition season again. Chances are high that mugs will go once more to individuals and teams who lead the charge during one crisis or another. Listen for it: fires, floods, and disasters (literal or…
June 1, 2014 by Roy Group
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Effective Communication

By Alice Estey May, 2014 Most everyone would agree that good communication is key to any organization functioning effectively. And yet, good communication is harder to accomplish than we think. Here are three common communication errors…
May 1, 2014 by Roy Group
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The Process Story

By Richard Eaton The dog handler was apparently vaporized in the explosion along with his dog, Ben. Over the radio in the operations room, I heard the patrol commander almost laconically report, "The dog’s gone,” and was able to make…
April 11, 2014 by Roy Group

Badges: A Powerful Tool to Recognize Skill and Achievement

By Sir John Daniel, O.C. I commend Roy Group for choosing Open Badges to certify the skills and knowledge acquired at its learning events. Open Badges expand the ways that we can recognize the outcomes of continuing professional development…
February 1, 2014 by Roy Group
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In Self 2 We Trust

By Tim Gallwey The Inner Game is about high performance, learning from experience and enjoying all of one's life. After 40 years of observation, these three attributes are what happen spontaneously when a person is working or playing from…
December 1, 2013 by Roy Group
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BRought In vs. Bought In

By Bob Chartier Leaders need to be careful whenever they hear themselves saying the words “buy-in” . . . very, very, careful. The people they are talking to just may be having a strong allergic reaction to that phrase. As a “lifer”…
September 29, 2013 by Roy Group
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Focus on Self

By Ian Chisholm When we first heard the simple expression “You are the Work” it seemed an obvious, innocent and familiar theme. Being in the field of leadership development, we often remind others and ourselves that in addition to…
August 1, 2013 by Roy Group