Tag Archives: challenge

A Delicate Balance

Green grass

A few weeks ago I was on the phone with an SWR team member, and we were just ending a somewhat emotional conversation. Before we hung up, this team member reminded me, provocatively and with exasperation: “Mike, you need to let me and my team make mistakes, so that we can learn from them ourselves.” […]

Growth and Governance

Green grass

In my last post, I reflected on all of the growth we’ve been experiencing at Sustainable Waterloo Region recently, and ended with some of the challenges that have emerged as a result. Today I’d like to pick up on one of those challenges: how our governance model has evolved over the past year in response […]