Entries by Jessica Delaney

The ONE Thing

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications I recently was listening to a podcast with guest Jay Papasan who co-wrote a book with Gary Keller, entitled The One Thing. On the podcast, Jay shares a few key insights from the book whose central premise is a focussed question: what is the one thing you could […]

Engaging Those Who Get It

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications  I recently heard a new term that caught my attention: neurodiversity. The term is not new and was coined in 1988 by Judy Singer. The National Symposium on Neurodiversity at Syracuse University states that neurodiversity is a concept that recognizes and respects human variation which include labels such […]

Choice and Influence

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications So, in our house, the paint debate continues. My six year old is making the case for “first snowfall”, while my three year wants “all colours everywhere”. My husband is making the case for “patriotic white”, while I am loving “sea foam”. We all see ourselves as stakeholders […]

The Power of Smell

by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications Recently, in training and workshops I have been facilitating, I have used essential oil roll-ons. I’ve made my own custom blends and have passed them around at different times for people to enjoy if they wish. Some of my favourite blends include: Focus Blend:                     Ylang ylang, chamomile, […]

Engaging in Summer

Engaging in Summer by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications Maybe it’s because of winter, but Canadians appreciate summer. We crave it, like little sunflowers seeking the sun. When the sun shines, we turn our eyes to the lakes, the beaches, the campgrounds, and the back 40, to celebrate the summer, enjoy time with friends […]

You Matter in Your Practice

You Matter in Your Practice by Jessica Delaney, Principal, Engagement + Communications This week I am delivering the Facilitating Engagement course in Vancouver. It’s my favourite course to deliver because it provides the space for facilitators to reflect on themselves and their practice. Engagement is largely about understanding the needs of those who are being […]