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In Praise Of Failure…Theirs, Not Yours

As I sit down with my clients, looking for message and motive, I despair when they begin the interview with how they want to tell their audiences about their great new policy, new direction, or new product. When they do that, I know I have got a lot of work to do. Not because I don’t want to write about the new policy, direction, or product. We can get to that. It’s just not a very compelling way to start.…

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The Apology…

This post will be of interest to my Canadian readers, most of whom will now be aware of the fact that last week in the Canadian Parliament, the Prime Minister rose and offered a formal apology for the aboriginal residential school system that had been put in place – ironically enough in the same chambers of parliament over a century ago. The last schools closed down within the lifetime of all those reading this post.

I won’t go into that …

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