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FEATURING LANCE MORTLOCK

Check out the latest press, videos and podcasts featuring Lance on a variety of topical business and industry trends in the market.

 
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LATEST PRESS

October

2021

LEAD.EXE Podcast

Leaders must be prepared, even for the unforeseen. This is the origin of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and for the most forward-thinking, disaster avoidance planning. Author Lance Mortlock takes it a step further with his book "Disaster Proof: Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future"...

 

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October

2021

CEO World

Management and the board should define “long-term” and develop a strategy that is focused not on where the organization “is going” but where it “can go." It is essential for an organization’s talent strategy and ESG priorities to be aligned and integrated with the overall strategy...

 

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September

2021

Harvard Law School

C-suites have adapted to the tumultuous environment created by the global pandemic, and only a few could have predicted the rebound occurring in specific geographies and sectors so quickly...

 

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September

2021

Best Business Minds Podcast

The best business minds hosted by Marc Kramer explores Disaster Proof - Scenario planning for a Post Pandemic Future...

 

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September

2021

CEO World

We live in a time of unparalleled disruption: Supply chains are being knocked sideways, consumer markets altered, and public institutions are stretched to their limits. The world over, organizations are spending significant amounts of time, talent and treasury navigating our increasingly complex business system...

 

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September

2021

Leveraging Thought Leadership Podcast

Today’s guest is Lance Mortlock, a Strategy Partner at EY (Ernst & Young) Canada, where he manages a team tasked to drive growth for clients in the oil, power, and mining industries. Earlier this year, Lance authored his first book, Disaster Proof: Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future...

 

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September

2021

Take It Personel-ly

As Beverly Sills once said, “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” Mt Robson is the most prominent and highest mountain in the rocky mountain range. The mountain is heavily glaciated with a colossal snow-capped peak. It has an insane failure rate for climbing to the peak...

 

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August

2021

CEO World

The strategist’s dilemma: According to Forbes, the amount of data created in the last two years is more than 90 percent of the world’s total data combined. Furthermore, IDC Global DataSphere forecasted in May 2020 that more than 59 zettabytes of data...

 

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August

2021

Forbes

In recent months the number of people who are leaving the workforce or switching jobs has become so great that it has been characterized as the "Great Resignation". Indeed, a recent survey from Microsoft found that over 40% of workers...

 

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August

2021

OODA Loop Podcast

In this OODAcast, we ask Lance for insights into what planners can learn from major global events from the last few decades and how scenario planning can help organizations prepare for the big shocks...

 

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August

2021

Jeff Bullas Podcast

Lance Mortlock has spent his career working in the strategy space. Early on, he was part of a team at Shell looking into its planning processes, which gave him exposure to one of the imminent leaders in scenario planning...

 

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July

2021

Manage This Podcast

How can you prepare for an unexpected challenge? How do you plan for something you can't predict? Strategist Lance Mortlock demonstrates how scenario planning can help identify risks and expose vulnerabilities...

 

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July

2021

CEO World

Scenario planning is not exclusively an enterprise organizational tool. It can be just as effective with high-level global issues like climate change and disease, or even smaller business units and functional issues within an organization...

 

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July

2021

Tanveer Naseer Leadership

Despite numerous warnings over the last decade from various leading international experts at organizations like the World Economic Forum, CSIS and others leaders failed to recognize the warning signals of a potential global pandemic...

 

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July

2021

Elev8 Podcast

We talk real world scenario consequences of disasters that can affect your business, keys of how to stay on the ball, and what the next disaster he sees on the horizon. It's a discussion filled with incredible knowledge and insight, so buckle up and enjoy!...

 

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July

2021

Work and the Future Podcast

Can you use scenario planning to prepare for the future and the future of work? As the pandemic has shown, you can never be completed prepared for what might happen, but planning and imagining scenarios can definitely give you an advantage...

 

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July

2021

Lean Effect Podcast

In this episode, Lance Mortlock, A Six Sigma Black Belt who spent more than 20 years consulting, talks about planning for the future and the lessons learned from the pandemic...

 

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July

2021

Management Today

As the vaccine rollout marches on and borders and businesses begin re-opening, every entrepreneur, small to mid-size business and global behemoth in the world right now is confronted with the same fact...

 

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June

2021

Chief Executive Magazine

If we assume, as we should, that history will inevitably repeat itself in some shape or form, how can we ensure we'll be ready for the next crisis?...

 

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June

2021

Strategy Simplified Podcast

What is scenario planning, and what is EY looking for in its new recruits? Lance Mortlock, EY Senior Strategy Partner based out of Canada, is here to answer those questions and much more...

 

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June

2021

Take It Personel-ly

You might ask yourself what scenario planning in business has to do with climbing, and I would not blame you. However, business leaders can find all kinds of lessons from the most unlikely sources...

 

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June

2021

Executive Commute Podcast

“Scenarios in some way help with the thinking process that may lead to wanting to transform.” Transformation leads to the preparedness of any possibility, which could result in a turnaround of a company or just the need to retain the current success....

 

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June

2021

Onboard Online

Trans-ocean crossings are serious business. They can be carefully prepared and a great experience, but they can also be an encounter that hits you broadside with no prior warning...

 

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May

2021

Leadership Now

As finally start to see the light at the end of the tunnel of the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic, many business leaders are looking for ways to better anticipate future disruptions and prepare for the uncertainty ahead...

 

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May

2021

Digital Journal

How soon is now? Scenario planning for a post-pandemic future. A new book has been issued titled Disaster Proof: Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future...

 

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May

2021

Conversations with Canadians Podcast

We had a great conversation about Scenario Planning, why it is important, and how to implement it...

 

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May

2021

Policy Magazine

Lance Mortlock’s new book, Disaster Proof: Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future couldn’t be more timely...

 

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March

2021

Global News

‘Difficult’ decisions needed to save City of Calgary money: consultant...

 

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November

2020

Daily Oil Bulletin

How To Prepare For The Automated Workforce Of 2040 In 2021...

 

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August

2020

Consulting.ca

Automation could replace up to 30% of oil and gas jobs by 2040...

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August

2020

Oil & Gas Product News

Automation making inroads into upstream oil and gas due to pandemic and price pressures...

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April

2019

Financial Post

As Canada dithered, America signed off on 3 oil pipelines to carry 2.4 million barrels a day...

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April

2019

Daily Oil Bulletin

CEPA Report Calls For Changes To Increase Regulatory Certainty, Competitiveness...

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February

2019

Financial Post

Oilpatch AI keeps a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home...

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January

2019

Calgary Herald

Council set to stickhandle fate of new arena, other mega-projects...

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January

2019

June Warren Nickel

Canadian oil and gas sector struggles to identify where to focus advanced technology investments...

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January

2019

Calgary Business

Oil and gas sector looks to digital technologies to save costs...

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July

2018

Financial Post

How smug politicians — including Harper — sabotaged Canada's dreams of energy superpowerdom...

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July

2018

Strategy Magazine

Welcome to the wild world of weed...

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June

2018

Calgary Herald

Opinion: More oilsands growth ahead, but threats loom — including Trump...

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June

2018

Edmonton Journal

Opinion: Oil and gas industry faces unknowns beyond pipelines...

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August

2017

June Warren

Data analytics helping upgrader, refinery operators reduce maintenance spend without compromising safety...

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June

2017

National Post

Rise of the robot: The ‘technological renaissance’ automating the energy patch...

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February

2017

Globe & Mail

Energy firms judge job cuts as integral to reorganization, survival...

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January

2016

National Post

Cenovus fund entrepreneurs as innovation key to viability of oilsands...

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March

2016

BOE Report

Oil and gas quarterly financial results highlight need to improve operational excellence...

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April

2015

National Post

Canada’s oil, gas companies lack long-term strategy amid price plunge, survey shows...

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