2020 Highlights: A Year in Review!

Happy New Year! Despite or as a result of COVID, Organizations by Design Inc. flourished in a virtual environment through online workshops like our four part Change Endurance series attended by over 65 not-for-profit leaders across Alberta.  It was a pleasure to sit...

Mindset & Behaviours of Systems Leaders

At Organizations by Design Inc. we are committed to building a community of Systems Leaders through our work with not-for-profit organizations, our workshops & seminars, and in our Learning Communities of Practice (LCoP). This blog taken from the Harvard Business...
Self Care: Staying Connected & Away from the Darkness

Self Care: Staying Connected & Away from the Darkness

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend!  For those of you who are of the same vintage as I am, you will likely be humming the song where these lyrics came from as you read this blog. In 1964, Simon and Garfunkel wrote the Sound of Silence to depict the emotional turmoil...
Cultivating an Abundance Mentality

Cultivating an Abundance Mentality

As we move into Fall, I have been pondering about perspective and expectations regarding my garden. This led me to the following reflection: “What worked well this year? What more could I have done to produce a better crop? Am I happy with my yield? Were my gardening...

OBD Approach

All great journeys start with the courage to step into uncertainty having the confidence that you will continue to learn and find companions along the way.  We use a different approach.  We have come to deeply understand and appreciate the responsibility of sharing...