Monthly Archives: June 2012

Performance Management and the Uncertainty and Risk Nexus

In a recent post (Talent Management: The Need to Learn About Uncertainty & Risk, A Life and Leadership Core¬†Competency) I discussed how dealing with uncertainty and risk (U&R) is a competency that relies on experiencing meaningful¬†consequences for choices if we … Continue reading

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Uncertainty and Risk: Does harm reduction do more harm than good?

A recent article by Pete McMartin in the 21 June, 2012 Vancouver Sun (titled: Can David Berner reduce harm reduction?) page A4 examines whether David Berner’s vehement stance against harm reduction (for drug users) merits serious consideration. David apparently takes … Continue reading

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Talent Management: The Need to Learn About Uncertainty & Risk, A Life and Leadership Core Competency

Today’s post is inspired by Joe O’Connor article in the National Post (2 June, 2012 page A6) titled “The sacrifice of Captain Zero”. It is a story of how a teacher will likely lose his job because he gives zeros … Continue reading

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Decision Making: Controlling Different Levels of System Complexity

In Canada, there is considerable recent discussion on the need for a national energy policy/strategy/program, whatever. The clear bias is that we should have one as we are one of the few countries that doesn’t have such scheme. This post … Continue reading

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