In the grand scheme of things, civility is the glue that holds society together – it is the crucial foundation for a successful civil society.[1] A healthy society is dependent on the understanding that citizenship brings both rights and responsibilities, and the fundamental principles and norms of fairness, social and institutional co-operation, and civility where…

Climate change is accelerating the frequency of severe storms, floods, droughts and extreme heat events, to the point that the world is now living through climate change as opposed to watching it draw near.[1] Once-in-a-century heatwaves, storms, floods and fires now happen yearly, affecting every inhabited region across the globe. At this point at least 85…

A cornerstone of leadership development is the ability to find meaning and purpose amid challenges and setbacks, and yes, failure. There is little doubt that we are living in a period of upheaval that is posing enormous challenges for business and legal organizations. The relentless pace of change is the new normal. You hear words…

One need only open your newspaper or news app to read about countries – societies in formerly strong democratic nations – where the rule of law and democracy itself appear to be faltering.[1] Today, “the most common way for authoritarian regimes to emerge” in Western society “is by eating out democracy from within”.[2]  Advanced democratic…

What drives a successful legal organization today? Business-as-usual is no longer adequate for the challenges of the 21st century, particularly as our world navigates the devastating socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and public health crisis. There is a pervasive sense of anxiety cutting across the legal profession. However, purposeful, trustworthy legal leaders, lawyers and…