by Rebecca Recant, Specialist, Engagement + Communications As a communications and engagement professional, I’ve come to understand these two sometimes separate streams, as integrated partners. Communications is fundamental to all community engagement, and while it is possible to communicate without engaging, you cannot engage without communications. I often spin my wheels around how to translate […]
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by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development As we celebrate our 25th year milestone anniversary, it’s been fun to look back on where we came from. Delaney began its training practice in 1996; at that time and for the next few years, our focus was exclusively on science-based training for federal government departments. We designed, developed, […]
by Maggie Knight, Specialist, Engagement + Communications Having been a runner for 12 years, I have been fortunate to generally be injury-free. The exception to this has been when I’ve changed my routine. Before the pandemic, I would commute to work, where I integrated a fair bit of walking and since the pandemic, I generally […]
by Richard Delaney, President and Principal, Collaborative Decision-Making As we collectively turn the page to a new year, I think many among us are happy to see it go in hopes of a better one to come. From my perspective, the year has not been terrible, neither personally nor professionally. Our family (including the team […]
by Rebecca Recant, Specialist, Engagement + Communications I have always had a keen interest in unpacking global issues and understanding diverse cultures and perspectives. This interest led me around the world to faraway places, from Argentina to Cuba to Rwanda, seeking comfort in different ways of life. For many years, I thought that engaging with […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development It’s Small Business Week (October 17 – 23) in Canada – an annual celebration of entrepreneurship, with multiple events and learning opportunities available. Its theme is “seizing the opportunity to build the way forward”. As this is our 25th year operating as a small business, I took some […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development I learned something this summer by accident – scrolling through my social media. Putting milk in your egg mixture makes eggs chewy and tough. What! This threw me as someone who thinks she can do amazing stuff with an egg or two, but it is true. Just cook […]
by Valerie Delaney, Principal, Learning + Development Ok, don’t tell me it’s just me. I loved getting achievement badges in Brownies and swimming classes! Kids love badges – or stickers – whether it’s at camp or at school. And adults do too! Why? Because rewards demonstrate progress – key to adult learning; plus, they tell […]
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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- Welcome, Maggie Knight, to the team! Our newest Specialist, Engagement + CommunicationsFebruary 28, 2022 - 4:41 pm