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This is where I share my thoughts on leadership,
management, and employee development.
I write about my own thoughts and share the insights of others, sometimes in the same blog!
Please comment if you agree, disagree, or want to discuss further. I believe we all get
better and stronger when we share our ideas and resources.
Giving Grace during the Holidays: Managing with Mental Health in Mind
Holiday season is full of joy & stress. Employee engagement, focus, & morale may be lowered. Leading with humanity and understanding is key.
From the “Great Resignation” to the Great Retention
The Great Resignation. There's a veritable tsunami of employee movement happening right now. Managers are the key to fixing that.
Flexibility is the Future of Team Management. Are Your Managers Ready For It?
Flexibility is the future of team management and must be embraced. Your managers will need coaching, support, and soft-skills training.
Most Canadians Want to Work From Home—Time to Rejig Business Priorities
More than half of Canadian employees would like to work from home. So, you need to build this into your corporate strategy going forward.
Leaders Are Out of Touch With Employees and Need a Wake-Up Call
Employees have been telling me for years their leaders just don’t get it. They need more to not just survive, but thrive.
What Do Employees Want from the Workplace?
If the pandemic has taught business anything, it’s that employees are human. Concerns about well-being have come to the forefront.
If Listening is So Important, Why Don't Managers Do It?
The command and control model has resulted in high-intensity, Type A leaders who talk too much and listen too little.
Want to Connect With Your Customers? Here Are 6 Skills You Need.
How do you gain or maintain the connection when you can’t meet face to face? Here are 6 things to focus on.
7 Things To Do to Prevent Your Team Members From Burning Out
Burnout is a recognized syndrome, and has not improved with the pandemic. But it doesn't have to be. Here are 7 ways to fix that.
What Does the New (or should we say 'Next'?) Normal Mean to Your Business?
What does it mean to companies trying to make their way through this “next normal”? Now is the time to invest in training your people.
Employees Have Concerns About the Return to Work. Are Managers Prepared to Hear Them?
Even as the economy stumbles back on track, people wonder what going back to work will really means to them and their health.
Why Do Companies Need to See Their People To Trust Them?
Trust brings out the best in people, and they want to live up to it. Why is it companies can’t trust their people if they can’t see them?
5 Big No-Nos for Hosting Virtual Meetings
Online meetings can be just as boring as in-person meetings - maybe even worse. So, avoid these virtual meeting mine traps.
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