Leadership 2020 Blog

The Leadership 2020 program builds leadership knowledge, skills, and capacity for those in BC’s social services sector. The Leadership 2020 blog contains posts, articles, and resources from the Leadership 2020 newsletter. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.

2020 Reflections – On creativity

Adam Grant is one of my favourite organizational psychology authors. He is a professor in the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and has been making his mark by challenging us to think differently about ourselves and our organizations. I shared some insights gleaned from his first book, Give and Take in the […]

2020 Resources – New learning and development opportunities

1) Leadership Mind with Caitlin Frost Leadership 2020 core faculty member Caitlin Frost is launching Leadership Mind a new practice based, 10-month immersion in the transformative practice of The Work of Byron Katie, exploring and expanding personal leadership capacity. “Following the conscious design of this transformative personal learning journey, you can access deep insight about […]

2020 Resources – Five Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

Five Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work by Rich Fernandez There is a burgeoning phenomenon of ‘quick fix’ articles and books that promise nirvana with lists of the “5 ways to make your life better” or “3 things you need to do to achieve perfection” and other unsustainable or unrealistic ‘promises’. Life is just […]

2020 Resources – Chief Dr. Robert Joseph: My Vision for Canada

Presentation to Pathways for Reconciliation Conference, June 2016 I strongly urge you to listen to this extraordinary presentation by one of the great leaders of this time in history. Let’s start with who Chief Dr. Robert Joseph is. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph is hereditary chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation. He is currently the Ambassador […]

Weekly Read – Simple Habits for Complex Times: Powerful Practices for Leaders

Simple Habits for Complex Times – Powerful Practices for Leaders (2015), by Jennifer Garvey Berger and Keith Johnston. Stanford Business Books: Stanford, CA. “Damn!” is the first word in Simple Habits for Complex Times. And with this, we are ushered into the world of Yolanda, the CEO of a child welfare agency, and her team […]