On Being an Outstanding Scientist

One of the greatest questions for self or business development is ‘how can I become a better leader?’. Maybe you’ve been fortunate enough to work for a good, maybe even great leader. Wonderful if you have, but my sense is most of us haven’t...

Consulting Unplugged

Over the years I’ve developed fairly wide musical tastes – classical, blues, jazz, rock, techno, even a bit of working man’s opera from time to time. Occasionally I like my music loud and rough.  But, I remember hearing the music of Nirvana many...

Stepping Up

I recently attended the Alberta Annual General Meeting for the Canadian Association of Management Consultants. The agenda for the day was ambitious; the well-organized meeting included opportunities throughout the day to network and catch up with my peer group; an...

From Kenya to Consulting

In 1999 my wife Paulette and I had the opportunity to travel to Kenya in East Africa on a Starbucks sponsored tour to visit several international development sites through the Girl Child Network. I had recently started my MBA and had not yet decided what I wanted to...

Omni MCA – Collaboration in Action

What do a room full of consultants talk about? We found out recently at a CMC-Alberta luncheon that Omni MCA had the privilege of speaking at on the topic of collaboration in business. We were there to share with our fellow consultants our business model. The concept...