Book Review: Measure What Matters

Measure What Matters by John Doerr (2018) is a timely book about setting targets and goals using an approach called Objectives and Key Results – OKRs. Author John Doerr, currently chair of Kleiner Perkins, a Silicon Valley based private equity firm, worked with Andy Grove at Intel in the 1980’s. Grove, while not the founder…

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Status Quo Dissatisfaction

“I have a permanent dissatisfaction with the status quo.” When I read that line in the Globe and Mail in 2011 it hit me; that is what I feel too. I have always felt that things could be better. Those words were uttered by Darren Entwistle, the President and CEO of TELUS, one of Canada’s…

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Why Making Remarkable?

The truth of the matter is that writing Making Remarkable: How to Deliver Purpose, Inspire People and Build a Platform for Exceptional Results wasn’t my idea. My wife Luiza felt that what we had done at the Calgary Chamber was worthy of putting down on paper. I wasn’t so sure. Who would want to read…

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