Lead, Laugh & Play…at Work!

I recently read an article from a June 2015 McCormick Centre titled Laughing Leadership by Holly Elissa Bruno. Holly began her article with a couple of questions: “Who makes you laugh? Really laugh. Laugh-until-you-cry laugh?” And, “Could you use a dose of that person...

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...