About Christopher Caldwell

Christopher Caldwell is an adviser, author and educator in organizational sustainability, leadership and change.

Technology and Education – Where to get free and inexpensive resources

Online resources and education are getting to zero. With so much available on how to fix, shop, make, break, examine, test, compare or network with people, using resources wisely and efficiently becomes an advantage. Technology, learning, and education have become indispensable to organizations who need to remain competitive and innovative. Taking time for an educational [...]

By | 2017-01-15T13:33:54+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Higher Education, Learning, Technology @ Work|0 Comments

Week1: Obtaining Trust in the New Media Society – Challenges and opportunities in the workplace

Welcome to week one of the Technology@Work Series! With the onset of so much information and now the calling out of 'fake news', trust is becoming very important in usage and sharing of information in the digital age. More and more personal information is shared across the internet and in different locations through all types [...]

By | 2017-01-11T19:50:41+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Technology @ Work|0 Comments

Using ADDIE or PADIS for an Instructional Design Approach

When figuring out how your clients will best be served by your instruction, the learning effectiveness will be thought out, delivered and assessed through a cycle, much like Deming (Plan, Do, Check, Act) except in instructional design, it is more specialized. ADDIE stands for Analyses, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation. PADIS stands for Planning, Analysis, [...]

New Podcast for Organizational Development in the Works

Chris and company is launching a radio podcast in 2017 that will highlight topics related to change and organizations, leaders and leadership development, personal mastery, learning and education. Prominent and influential teachers, speakers and thought leaders will underpin the episodes as we explore each topic with depth and creativity.

By | 2017-01-03T13:05:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Announcements, Blog|0 Comments

What is Change Management?

Change is the only constant. All organizations need to change to survive. Change is not easy. It is not about personal change which is more about psychology and leadership or creating something new such as innovation. This is about existing organizations and their environment and the relationship with the two. Organizational change is about permanently [...]

Jim Carrey delivers a dose of PERSPECTIVE during the Golden Globe Awards

We often can suffer from status chase fatigue in the workplace and life. If we are constantly comparing ourselves to other people, witnessing their success, never seeing their failing, we have a skewed perspective of our place in the world leading to all kinds of mental stress. We often need a realignment and a 'back [...]

The Power of the Spontaneous Intervention in Coaching

As a new member of the Toronto Organizational Development Network, I was privy to our end of year meeting in which we socialize, invite guest speakers and interact with others to assist them in solving or clarifying their challenges and opportunities. Upon hearing of our guests forthcoming strategies for tackling their next challenge in the [...]

By | 2016-11-27T10:03:36+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Sustainability|0 Comments

Chris is the new Co-Chair for the University of Toronto, OISE Graduate Student Research Conference

Announcement - November 22, 2016 Chris has been selected as co-chair for the University of Toronto, OISE, Graduate Student Conference for 2017. The Annual Graduate Student Research Conference is an inclusive and accessible space for showcasing student inquires at all stages. It provides a rich platform for exchange of ideas across departments, disciplines, and programs. [...]

By | 2016-11-22T11:04:12+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Announcements, Projects|0 Comments

How to Develop Focus and Master the Monkey Mind

The Monkey Mind One of the most frustrating things we experience is the rumination of our minds. Problems, stresses, conflicts and worry can take over our ability to create and move forward into something more positive. Mindfulness, or the ability to empty the mind and focus is heart and center of enjoying the moment. There [...]

IAU 15th General Conference November 2016 Bangkok

Higher Education: A catalyst for innovative and sustainable societies In a world marked by deep and rapid change and an urgent need to find solutions to major global challenges in every sector, still too often, many argue that universities are conservative institutions, slow to respond, isolated from communities and society.  IAU argues, and seeks to [...]

By | 2016-07-29T07:48:28+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Higher Education, Sustainability|0 Comments