Inside the Strategy Room

We talk with McKinsey partners and corporate executives on the challenges they face creating lasting strategies in a fast-changing world.

Does the Colour of your Collar Define Success?

Think about this, without the Blue collar industry where would you be when you wake up?? Everything you walk on, talk on, sleep on, wear, eat, ride on are created by the Blue collar industry.

‘I’m Still Under Construction’; Six Tales of Lifelong Learning

Pressure grows in competitive market for workers to figure out future career paths on their own time and dime

The Importance Of Foresight: Why Intuition And Imagination Will Be Critical In The Future Of Work

In his book Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman refers to the parts of our brain, where he suggests there are two competing intelligence at play.

Know Enough Not to Act Like a Know-It-All

Ambitious executives often act like they know everything. In hindsight, some professed know-it-alls say they didn’t realize how little they knew about getting ahead.

What is the meaning of work?

Roy Bahat was worried. His company invests in new technology like AI to make businesses more efficient — but, he wondered, what was AI doing to the people whose jobs might change, go away or become less fulfilling?

ELEVATE to ELEVATE

I serve on the board of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Toronto Chapter. We held our annual coaching conference in February this year. The theme of the conference was ELEVATE.

As I sat through the conference of more than 200 coaches listening to our wonderful speakers, I reflected on the theme and what it means for leaders and coaches.

Strategy Needs Creativity

I’ve noticed that business school students often feel frustrated when they’re taught strategy. There’s a gap between what they learn and what they’d like to learn.