Keeping your Aces in your Hand

Photo by Praveen kumar Mathivanan on Unsplash Take a moment and reflect on this crucial question: Does your organization’s top talent genuinely feel valued? This is more than just a rhetorical question; it's an essential consideration for safeguarding your organization from talent leakage. Throughout my career, I've met countless individuals ... View Blog Post >

September 12th, 2023|

Serenity Now?

Photo by Tengyart on Unsplash Don’t worry about staying calm … it’s not all that it is made out to be. Here’s the scenario: something goes south at work and your anxiety heads north. Common advice suggests to “stay calm … take a breath … control your reactions”. All great ... View Blog Post >

June 27th, 2023|

Beyond Engagement: Knowing what Motivates your team

Photo by Chang Duong via Unsplash Personalizing Motivation – Finding The Unique Elements That Drive Your Team As we continue to face significant levels of uncertainty and change, many leaders are asking, “how do I keep my team motivated?” This isn’t a new issue arising from COVID—understanding how ... View Blog Post >

February 15th, 2022|

Improving Team Performance: Peer-to-Peer Accountability

Bad teams, no one leads. Good teams, the coaches lead. Great teams, the players lead. -    Jon Cooper, Head Coach, Tampa Bay Lightning We’ve all been there, sitting around a conference table where someone from the team is missing deadlines or worse misaligned, but no one is calling them out. Instead, ... View Blog Post >

November 26th, 2021|

Canadian Nice is the Enemy of Focus

  “Focusing is about saying ‘no’, the late Steve Jobs said at Apple’s 1997 Worldwide Developers Conference. “You’ve got to say ‘no, no, no’ and when you say ‘no’, you piss off people.” He acknowledged that you ‘will take some lumps for it’, but it’s necessary for success. How many ... View Blog Post >

June 1st, 2021|

3 Leadership Tips for the Pandemic’s 1 Year Point

We are quickly approaching one year since our first lockdown. And according to news earlier this week, Dr. Theresa Tam is thinking tough restrictions remain ahead, at least until the end of the summer. How, as leaders, do we keep this up? Many had hoped that the turning of the ... View Blog Post >

March 26th, 2021|

WOOP it up this Year! (What’s holding you back?)

Happy 2021 and I do sincerely hope this year is a fulfilling and safe one for you! In 2021’s first “Topic of Interest” I originally thought to do an anti-resolution writing (as there is enough about resolutions at this time of the year). I was going to focus on getting ... View Blog Post >

January 15th, 2021|