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The Murgatroyd Diary and Resources

Deep Thoughts from The North and More Serious Materials

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@stephenmurg

Author, imagineer and creative consultant, Stephen was Dean of the School of Business at Athabasca University and creator of the world's first online MBA. A prolific writer, frequent broadcaster and keynote speaker, Stephen lives and works from a base in Edmonton, Alberta.

November 2019

November (aka as the start of winter) is here...but what is happening around the world?

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October 2019

October 4th Let’s take a quick walk around the world and see what is happening.. One of the few people not asked to investigate the Biden’s was Kim Jong-Un – he was too busy building and testing ballistic missiles and... Continue Reading →

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September 2019

Whatever happened to summer? Back to work, travel and writing.

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AUGUST 2019

This could well be summer in Alberta, but I am writing, teaching and reading...but about what?

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July 2019

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June 2019

June 1st What Have I Learned? I met with some students yesterday - high school students I had worked with in Banff who were reporting on their amazing work demonstrating their sense of agency. One asked me "what had taken... Continue Reading →

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Thinking About the Future

Part the First With my colleague JC Couture, I am teaching at the University of Alberta a course focused on using strategic foresight as a key component of leadership. Small group - ten students. Smart group with energy for the... Continue Reading →

May 2019

May 26th - Getting Older There are, according to my understanding, challenges ahead for us all as we get older. Watching the BBC's The Dementia Choir - a moving pair of episodes of individuals with dementia coming together to sing... Continue Reading →

August 2017

August 10th I am sorting out my will and doing some estate planning. This is not at all connected to Vladimir Trumpkins "fire and brimstone" threats to North Korea and the growing fear that he could well start World War... Continue Reading →

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