The Real Truth about Strategic Planning: Part Two 

The Real Truth about Strategic Planning: Part Two 

An average organization spends anywhere between 50 to more than 1,000 hours developing their strategic plan. And yet, so many organizations continue to waste their time producing strategies that don’t identify their barriers or the decisive actions to overcome them....
The Real Truth About Strategic Planning: Part One 

The Real Truth About Strategic Planning: Part One 

When organizations create business strategies, they are typically focused on mid-term business outcomes such as increased market share, revenue and product or service enhancements to grow the business. These plans can look and feel very robust and clear; however, what...
Part Three: Building The Better Boss: The How

Part Three: Building The Better Boss: The How

In my previous two blogs, I explored the reasons why Refinery decided to design a leadership development program focused on psychological health and safety in the workplace; a two-module program that would focus specifically on psychological resilience (leading self)...
Part Two: Building The Better Boss: The Why

Part Two: Building The Better Boss: The Why

In my previous blog, I shared some context around what we understand are challenges facing leaders today and a little about how Refinery decided to design a program that focuses on supporting them through those challenges – with focused development around mental...
Part One: Building The Better Boss: The Challenge

Part One: Building The Better Boss: The Challenge

In my role as Director of Design at Refinery, I’m often asked to describe our approach to leadership development and even more often asked to comment on what sets our work apart from other offerings. Because these are frequently asked questions, I like to think I’ve...
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