With last week’s federal deficit announcement, it is now more important than ever that we acknowledge our current realities with detail and clarity.
Of the 128 Canadian independent companies listed in 2014, almost half have gone through an insolvency event, been delisted or sold.
Canada was in a slow-moving crisis of underperformance and dysfunction before the pandemic health crisis and consequent economic collapse. It is imperative that Canadians see this clearly. Only then will we have a better chance to reset our priorities and place our country on a different trajectory.
With trade wars, polarized politics, and big business shakeups across the world over the past year, many observers would opine that the political and economic state of many nations is in flux.
In the face of increasingly rapid change, disruptive technology, geopolitical uncertainty and growing societal pressures, the role of leadership and business in society is changing.
The following remarks were presented by Mac Van Wielingen at the ICD Fellowship Awards Gala on June 2, 2016. Exploring how perceptual and congnitive biases impact our decision making and interactions, the ideas presented in this speech remain extremely relevant and continue to influence the ongoing work of Viewpoint Research.
Early in December 2017, Mac Van Wielingen addressed a small group of senior business leaders in Calgary. His talk titled, Advanced Governance: Strategy and the Imperative of Performance, explored the performance challenge facing most companies
The performance challenge can be framed in the context of understanding the purpose of business, any business and all businesses.
On Thursday, October 12th, the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary is hosting the Fraser Institute’s annual Founders’ Award tribute dinner. This award is the institute’s highest honour, and is presented to Canadian leaders in recognition of their exceptional entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements.