by Richard Delaney, President It starts with knowing things could be better. What comes next is intention, combined with follow through, to change. That’s the hard part. When I started Richard M Delaney and Associates Inc. 25 years ago, the mission was and still is … more and better engagement – both in the work […]
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by Richard Delaney, President, Delaney, the engagement people Dear Professional Engagement Colleagues: Canada’s history and current relationship with Indigenous Peoples is a sad tale. It is just about the only thing for which I am not proud to be a Canadian. Cultural genocide combined with colonialism continues today. The relationship between Indigenous Peoples and governments […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Developement Just your typical Friday evening. Drive 30 minutes up the highway to get our Superstore order curbside. Home. Clean groceries. Put away. A four-hour effort from start to finish. It was exhausting, and so we do it only every three weeks. Times have changed. Do I mind? Well, […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development This was a challenging year for so many and in so many ways. While we all faced, and continue to face, our challenges, we here at Delaney are grateful our families and teammates remain healthy and happy – the main thing right now. This has allowed us to […]
So much is different this holiday season; yet, so much remains the same. The challenge of re-inventing long-standing and loved traditions so as to experience once more the joy of the season is daunting. Add in a measure of uncertainty, fear, and anxiety – not to mention the usual pressures of making this the happiest […]
Welcome, to the (almost) end of 2020. To say that this has truly been a year unlike any other (in recent history) would be an understatement. It is also a time of reflection and here at Delaney, we wanted to share some insights we have gleaned from our experiences during this challenging, unrelenting, and remarkable […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development I recently decided to buy a rather expensive nutrient supplement for Rosie – office dog and best pal – in an effort to enhance her (also) rather expensive dog food that I suspect is not meeting all of her nutritional needs. The advertorial explained how a pet owner […]
by Richard Delaney, President, Delaney, the engagement people Funny how sometimes your unconscious self smacks you on the side of the head to help join the dots. I loved Valerie’s blog from a couple of weeks back about how we are all being challenged to move out of our comfort zones. It made me think […]
by Richard Delaney, President, Delaney, the engagement people You will find below several points you may want to consider when explaining the engagement spectrum to a decision maker. Public, community or stakeholder engagement is the process by which those impacted by a decision are brought into the decision-making process, in order to create understanding and […]