Engage

The Art of Questioning

A beautiful question is an ambitious yet actionable question that can begin to shift the way we perceive or think about something—and that might serve as a catalyst to bring about change. Warren Berger, A More Beautiful Question   In a world that is fixated on finding and knowing the right answers, the person that […]

read more

Out of the crisis: Management lessons from the 117th Boston Marathon

Article by John Gelder As the world knows by now, on April 15th, 2013, the planet’s most famous marathon was marred by tragic events. While there remain many unanswered questions about the motives behind the bombings, there has been near universal praise for the manner in which authorities handled the crisis and its aftermath. As […]

read more

Welcome to Our New Website!

GGA is proud to announce the launch of our new website. We’ve designed it with easy navigation in mind, striving to create a user-friendly experience for our clients and business partners. Our goal was to present our services concisely and comprehensively. We favoured punchy, action-oriented words rather than the long, technical descriptions that target very […]

read more

GGA proudly supports the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region

The GGA team hosted a facilitated planning session for the Board of Directors of the Distress Centre of Ottawa Region on the 13th of February. The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region contributes to a healthier and safer community by providing suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information, referral and education services, without judgement, […]

read more

New in the Outaouais Region: the Ordre des administrateurs agréés Offers Rencontres Adm. A, Workshops on Best Governance Practices

As part of its professional development program, the Ordre des administrateurs agréés has invited us to participate in a series of new workshops: les Rencontres Adm. A—Outaouais. Always looking for an opportunity to renew ourselves, these workshops will be led by our colleague Olivier Choinière, Vice President and Partner at GGA. Join us to share your experiences and […]

read more

Our Team Is Growing Again!

Inass Doukha We are pleased to welcome Ms. Inass Doukha to the GGA consulting team. Inass holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Telfer School of Management and is currently completing her master’s degree in Public Administration at the University of Ottawa. Ms. Doukha is trilingual (French, English, Arabic) and has a working […]

read more

Securing Canada: are we ready?

Concerns about public safety and security are an on-going and increasing reality. What do you think about the implications for us, the management consultants and for you, the clients? Please see the following article by John Gelder: FocusGelder

read more

Death of Environmental Scanning

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best adapt to change.” ― Charles Darwin (attributed) Environmental scanning should no longer be treated as a static exercise in fact-finding. Rather, it should be treated as a dynamic process to continuously inform strategic thinking throughout the organization. When […]

read more

Team spirit! What is it? How do you know when you have it?

I have to admit, I’ve always wondered about the whole team spirit thing. Truth be known, my earliest recollection of the concept dates back to high school when the football cheering squad would gather in the school auditorium before every home game to try to pump up the troops. To me, these “pep rallies” always […]

read more