Since 2007, I have had the privilege to facilitate enterprise risk management workshops (ERM) with 56 National, Multi-Sport, Provincial/Territorial and Community Sport Organizations. In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and funded by Sport Canada, the findings from a … [Read more...] about Our 2019 Wish List for Safe, Respectful and Thriving Sport Environments
By Tia Wintre and LJ Bartle In life, people want to shape their experiences and feel empowered to be part of the decision-making process. It makes people happy to feel connected, appreciated and valued - leading to a healthier way of being. While in theory it seems like such a simple concept to … [Read more...] about Engaging Athletes – the value of involving your most underrated stakeholder
I have written numerous blogs on methods to advance the governance and leadership of Canadian sport. I, along with my colleagues at the Sport Law & Strategy Group, host hundreds of workshops, presentations, and webinars in boardrooms across the country and we feel privileged to do so. We are in … [Read more...] about Aligning our sport system – A not so radical idea!
The number of travel policy related requests and questions has increased at the SLSG in recent months, and the importance of preparing for international team travel feels greater than ever. Canadian sport organizations want to know how they can mitigate their risk for teams or delegations that are … [Read more...] about International Team Travel and Preparing for Risks Across Borders
My partner (and friend) Steve Indig is an avid basketball fan and sent me the link to the Silver Memo, which highlights the NBA Commissioner’s recent direction to "strongly" encourage all 30 teams to increase the number of women in their organizations, including in leadership roles. Not surprising … [Read more...] about Making better decisions – Why having multiple perspectives reduces risks
Dom Chorafakis is the founder and principal technical consultant with Akouto, a cyber security consulting firm. Dom is actively engaged in cybersecurity research and development and has written this blog about how organizations can protect themselves from cyber attacks. Dom and I are co-presenting a … [Read more...] about The Importance of Cybersecurity