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Leading and Working in a Virtual World

The pandemic has forced us to change the way we work, think and interact with one another. Some are still trying to figure out what’s next, learning to pivot, learning new technologies and coming to grips with the "current normal." Others are not only surviving, but...

Who’s in Control?

Most of us think we’re in charge of our decisions and actions, it turns out we’re not in as much control of our actions as we’d like to think. Our subconscious and unconscious mind is actually in the driver’s seat most of the time. A Duke University study estimates...

Infinite Leadership

What game are you playing? Is it all about short term, quarterly outcomes or long-term transformational impact? Being tactical and clever allows you to meet corporate targets. Short term wins are important, required and can serve as steppingstones to bigger and more...

Moving Forward…

Throughout the pandemic, I’ve witnessed some leaders model best practices while others have demonstrated worst practices that will undermine their effectiveness and credibility and potentially weaken their organization. The past several months have taught those who...

Bad Leaders Can Destroy Organizations

Bad Leaders Can Destroy Organizations

Bad leaders have no willing followers. Employees perform based on duty, the need to stay out of their boss’s bad books and the need for a pay cheque. Employees will follow the instructions of management if the employee has no viable career alternatives. Commitments...

Leadership Versus Management

Leadership Versus Management

Although often used interchangeably, leadership and management often require different skills, talents and approaches to succeed.  A manager may keep her department running smoothly and do everything according to company policy and guidelines but not have the respect...

Get the Feedback You Need to Grow

Do you want feedback? Probably not. You likely don’t want to hear your boss tell you what you already know you should be doing. Do you need feedback to grow and improve? Yes. Without honest and constructive feedback, you will not reach your potential, nor will you...

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