Change of Pace

We’ve all studied or reviewed theories about how to manage change, and there are many. This article is not to provide the reader with a description of any one of these theories, but to recount an anecdotal experience, a…



Interviews and Reviews

In this section, I will interview thought-leaders and Subject Matter Experts on a variety of topics based on the monthly theme of the Newsletter. This month it is my honour to present an article on Change Management by Annette…


Sailing the Winds of Change: How to Pick Your Crew

Winning a sailboat race hinges on how well and how fast you can change course. Conditions switch quickly: wind, waves, weather. Making split-second decisions in response to that feedback means the captain needs to know exactly who does…


From the Editor…

We are transitioning into spring from a cold winter. Just as the seasons change, change is a constant. Evolution is change – grow or die. But, on the other hand, we are resistant to change; it is…


Message from Your SOC President

Elections are in the air! I am not talking about Federal, Provincial or Municipal elections, but rather about election to the Chapter’s Board of Directors. There are six Director positions that will be standing for election….




Renewing Energy and Commitment in the Workplace

Do you wish your people brought more energy and commitment to their work? Do they seem exhausted and disheartened by the load? After years of struggling to balance expectations and resources in the workplace, we still don’t have it…