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Top Three Training Trends for 2021

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 […]

Our message of hope, if we may

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 […]

Delaney Team Insights from 2020

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 […]

Level Up Your Training!

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 […]

Explaining the Spectrum to Decision Makers

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 […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Our Family to Yours

by Valerie Delaney, Principal Learning and Development It’s been a challenging year, but we are taking time this Thanksgiving weekend to reflect on, and give thanks for, all that makes us grateful – perhaps, more grateful than ever. First and foremost, we are grateful for the health and wellbeing of our families, friends and team […]

Out with the old! Cracking the code on stellar engagement planning

by Richard Delaney, President, Delaney, the engagement people It’s an exciting time for engagement worldwide. The international organization that stewards the practice – IAP2 – is going through some major changes that will transform it into the organization the world needs, to help heal our ailing democracies. For my part, I’m helping IAP2 to transform […]