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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.
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year... for Reflection.
For many of us, business slows down a bit in December. That makes it a great time to think, strategize, and reflect on 2022.
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.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the corporate water…
Managers are the crucial link between senior leadership and workers. Hybrid work will require strong people management skills.
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.
Why is Manager Training So Important?
Most companies spend few resources on training their managers to lead. 9 out of 10 managers in your workplace struggle and need support.
A Holiday Gift for You!
Busy managers like you have a lot to plan for, and several important dates to remember. To help you with that, I’ve got a gift for you!
Looking for a Holiday Gift for Your Managers? How About A Book?
Books make a terrific holiday gift. Here are 7 of my favourites (and, of course, my own!)
You Can't Always Get What You Want...
Managers struggle with allowing team members to work to their strengths while getting everything done. There has to be a balance.
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.
4 Ways Sales Training Benefits Your Company (and One Stunning Bit of Data!)
“For every dollar a company invests in [sales] training, they receive about $4.53 in return.” What more justification do you need?
3 Manager Metrics That Can Significantly Impact Engagement
There are many data points companies measure. However, there are 3 more very important metrics that should be included.
One Could Say Soft-Skills Training is More Important Now Than Ever. So, Why Are We Cutting It?
Can you think of a time when you most needed to support others? Yet, much needed soft skills training is being pushed aside. Why?
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.
Do We Really Need Them To Come In To The Office? It's time to let them work from home.
We are at a point where we all have to band together to determine how business can continue when people don’t want to gather in work spaces.
Managers - What Are You Doing to SUPPORT Your People?
Instead of feeling supported by their managers, there are a good many people feeling frustrated, lost, and disengaged. This has to change.
Crafting a vision statement is so hard!
I would love for my vision statement to be about how I want to feel, as well as how others feel about me and the work I do.
If You Want Them to Follow, You Need to Have Vision
Leaders have vision. Whether you run a company, manage a team, or are a solopreneur, if you want to stand out in your space you need vision.
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