Gender Equality in the Workplace
When it comes to re-imagining gender equality in the workplace, where does the onus lie? Women have been making gains Want more? →
The Positive Antidotes for Attack Ads
Are Acknowledgement and Humour the Antidotes to Attack Ads? Want more? →
Lifeboat Enhances the Potential of Friendship
The Opener | Rediscover Great Friendship with Lifeboat The Potentiality inspires and educates changemakers who are passionate about building community Want more? →
3 Tips for Creating Thriving Communities
Happy communities are more inclusive, productive and sustainable. Logically, great leaders should put happiness and well-being at the centre of Want more? →
The College Monopoly on Unpaid Internships
This week, Vancouver tech darling Hootsuite was “hammered” (according to Global News) with complaints connected to its practice of hiring Want more? →
March Madness Builds Community in Six Ways
For the past three years, Alex Grant and I (with the fantastic help of our amazing partners, Robin and Michelle) Want more? →
The Zanzibar Chest
CLJ Reviews The Zanzibar Chest by Aidan Hartley What We Read I read the Zanzibar chest during a booze filled Want more? →
Every now and then all of us need to go zen – we need some time to re-charge our internal batteries and re-focus on the important and inspiring things that drive life, the universe and everything. For me, this place of zen is my family home in Merville, British Columbia. Want more? →
This is The Potentiality
As part of The Potentiality you’ll find articles and case studies that analyze the six key competencies that are the pillars of personal and professional success.
Communicating means speaking and writing with simplicity, clarity and influence. This is the most sought-after skill on Earth because we talk and write to people every day. You will use this competency to present awesome ideas.
Collaborating means that the potential of a project is realized by a team and not individuals. Classrooms, workplaces and dense urban neighbourhoods require effective teams to drive change and inspire fun. You will use this competency to collaborate like a symphony.
Learning & Thinking means finding new tools and strategies to understand and solve life’s challenges. Intellectual capital is the driving force of today’s knowledge economy. You will use these competencies to transform problems into solutions.
Creativity means artistry. Poetry, web design, math, bicycle repair, public speaking. Regular people do such things in regular ways. Artists make such things memorable. Creativity is the soul of a community. You will use this competency to do what you love.
Adaptability means comfort with change. Being flexible and open to compromise is what drives consensus and resilience. You will use this competency to be fresh and positive in an uncertain world.
Leadership means inspiring others to do something. Our planet needs leaders like you to save it (no pressure). You will use this competency to get the best out of people.