Category Archives: Leadership

Inspiring Links for Today

“We move through places every day that would never have been if not for those who came before us. Our workplaces, where we spend so much time–we often think they began with our arrival. That’s not true.” – Mitch Albom … Continue reading

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where it all comes together

On March 11, an over-capacity crowd of 300+ people gathered together to celebrate and remember the extraordinary life of Brian Campbell. People came from all facets of Brian’s extensive network of communities: family, friends, work colleagues, and social activist comrades. … Continue reading

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Under the Hood

On Thursday, May 12, North Vancouver District Public Library was proud to deliver a panel presentation, Under the Hood: Honest Stories of Disruptive Change in a Public Library, at the BC Libraries Conference held in Richmond, BC. In alignment with the … Continue reading

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shadow informs light

Recently, I read and summarized the book, Bad Leadership, by Barbara Kellerman, for the Actionable Book Club. It’s certainly not a pleasant experience to dwell on the dark side of life; in most situations, we tend to think it’s better … Continue reading

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simply managing

We hear so much about leadership lately. Lots of books, courses, programs, articles, speakers, conferences, consultants and many other resources are available to inspire leaders to be their best. I’m a big supporter of leadership development at all levels in … Continue reading

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