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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.
The Cons and Cons of Leadership
There are some important "cons" for leaders to pay attention to: consistency and consideration - soft skills every leader should employ.
Communication Problems with Your Employees? Maybe It's You!
There’s an epidemic of bad people leadership out there, but that can be changed with caring, communication, and soft skills training.
Feeling a Little Communication Shy? Get Over It!
People who work for us want to know how they’re doing. Feedback helps people to know what they're doing well and what needs to be fixed.
Want to Avoid the Great Resignation? Develop Relationships!
Developing relationships with employees encourages connection. If managers can do that, then they can inspire loyalty and engagement.
First, Give Me Some Heat, Then I’ll Give You Wood
You can't expect people to do great work without resources. To create, promote, and sell well, employees need learning and development.
Your Managers Are Burning Out. What Are You Going To Do About It?
Are managers getting the support they need? Studies show us they probably aren’t, and they're experiencing manager burnout.
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.
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.
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.
One On One Conversations – Quantified and Compelling Reasons to Have Them
1:1 meetings are the KEY to soft skills development and connection with your team. Need more convincing? Here's the evidence.
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.
We Wait Far Too Long (If Ever) To Train Our Managers
There is little leadership and soft skills training for managers. When they finally do get some training, it could be too late.
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