Entries by Jessica Delaney

Welcome to Delaney’s 12 Days of Christmas

Disclaimer: We’re not sending out Christmas cards this year. It’s not that we don’t want to wish colleagues, clients and collaborators a Merry Christmas – it’s just that we don’t want to add to your recycling bin. So, we’ve decided to do a special 12 Days of Christmas with our best tips, tricks, learnings and […]

Three Hopes for Canada’s New Government

Dear Fellow Canadians – It’s a new day, we have a new government and here are the top three things we hope to see in the months and years ahead. 1.     Listening: You say you won by listening, so don’t stop. Engage Canadians on their values – the things they care about and the kind […]

Day 2 of Training

Day #2 of Planning is a tough one, but likely the most important one. This is the day where participants go through the five steps, 21 activities that make up IAP2’s planning protocol – a tool to help plan and design engagement programs. One of this morning’s conversations was around the decision maker: who really […]

Facilitating Learning

Today is Monday, but in IAP2’s Foundations Course, it’s Day#1. It’s the first day of a five-day course and everyone is getting into the learning groove. As a new trainer, and likely amongst the youngest, I think one of my best attributes is that I know that I don’t know a whole lot.

Three Big Themes We’re Seeing Right Now

End of government fiscal year is always a bit of a blur. We’re sorry we were less than engaging online, but we were running pretty quick to get everything done by March 31. With many different projects going on, across many different sectors and provinces, we saw three themes that we believe are transformative for […]