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Tools & Tips for Motivation this Fall

By Kerry Slavens Ian Chisholm of the Roy Group gives advice on how to create some extra motivation as you jump into September. Read Full Article
August 29, 2019 by Roy Group
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Why The World Needs More Small Giants

By Alex Van Tol With his crack team of advisors at Roy Group, social innovator and business yoda Ian Chisholm is shaping this city’s leaders into world-class mentors. Ian Chisholm — Chiz to those who know him — is pretty open about…
August 1, 2019 by Roy Group

ICF Prism Award Finalist

ICF International Prism Award Finalist: St. Michaels University School, Victoria Leading with Curiosity in the Classroom and Beyond In 2011, St. Michaels University School (SMUS) Head of School Bob Snowden was seeking a way to stay fresh…
August 31, 2017 by Roy Group
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A Coaching and Leadership Journey

By Keith Driscoll A little over six years ago, I and my colleagues on the management team at St. Michaels University School (SMUS) participated in a Roy Group experience called The Leader's Discipline™. This two-day experience was the gateway…
June 1, 2017 by Roy Group

To Be a Coach for Children

By Vanessa Braun To be a coach for children is to see the individual potential and to create the space for them to rise to it. In February I attended The Leader’s Discipline™, a two-day training presented by Roy Group in Victoria,…
June 20, 2016 by Roy Group

Amore per la Qualità

By Ian Chisholm Five years ago, I sat across from Dave Mowat (former CEO, ATB Financial) at a long table in Edmonton's Caffè Sorrentino. What made the Italian spread in front of us particularly rewarding is that Dave and I had each captained…
September 1, 2015 by Roy Group

Rolling with Roy Group…for a Decade

By Brent Hesje About a decade ago, a bunch of tennis balls, some fascinating stories about The Isle of Skye and three questions made Fountain Tire an even better place. The impetus for this change came from what I had learned through a Roy…
February 1, 2015 by Roy Group
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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