Brian Clark

Posted by | July 18, 2012
The Art of Employee Engagement

In a recent client survey of the DOTS client community, I was intrigued by the response to the questions relating to the greatest challenges facing learning and development professionals. There...

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Posted by | July 3, 2012
Fear not the feedback

I just finished a client survey project for a client. The client was scared witless when I first raised the idea of asking their customers for honest feedback. It was...

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Posted by | June 29, 2012
Inertia……the silent killer

I was going to have a rant about inertia but I have calmed down a bit. About an hour ago I had a case book example of a company that...

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Posted by | June 28, 2012
Talk your way to innovation

I have had an interesting week that included some 'train time' that helped me catch up on podcasts. I really enjoy this time and the podcasts I listen to are...

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Posted by | June 27, 2012
Who is Your Chief Collaboration Officer?

I came across an interesting blog on the Mindjet site by Troy Larson. There are individuals in some very successful companies that hold the title of Chief Collaboration Officer. In...

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Posted by | June 14, 2012
The age of wariness

In these times of economic stagnation and decline there are some watch-outs for business leaders and managers to ensure their businesses do not fall under any perception of instability. There...

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Posted by | June 12, 2012
Systems and processes ad infinitum

I have once again had the pleasure of being involved in a prestigous business awards competition as a judge. The process involves working with a co-judge to read written submissions...

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Posted by | May 26, 2012
Data Mesmerisation

Ok- up front I can admit that data analysis is not a strong point. Through many parts of my life as an entrepreneur I avoided data analysis at my peril;...

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Posted by | May 21, 2012
A deeper dive into SWOT

I think SWOT analysis may have earned a bad reputation in some circles. I was speaking to a new client last week and could almost see their eyes glaze over...

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Posted by | May 16, 2012
Destroy Procrastination – a personal experience

I have had a 'big rock' sitting in my Omnifocus for about a month. It is a project for a client that is not under an impending due date but...

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