Playing Well in the Sandbox

Our organization is just one big sandbox is it not? Our projects slightly smaller, but sandboxes none the less. Leaders need to create the right environment within our teams to enable people to work...
Lessons from a dance dad - part 2

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A DANCE MOM – PART 2

It’s me again, and as stated Monday, I used to be a dance dad. I spent the week-ends watching my daughter dance - for many years. Yes, she did really well, but what struck...

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A DANCE MOM

Actually I’m a dance dad, but the title “…lessons from a dance Dad,” just looked too weird. But really, many of you would likely be familiar with the show “Dance Moms” and the craziness...

When Mentors are Missing

In the same way that the work environment has evolved, individuals looking for advancement and success need to evolve as well!   Listen to the Podcast Here!

THE TYRANNY OF THE URBAN LEADERSHIP MYTH

I have more than 20 years of professional experience, 16 with the public service. Over those years I have had the privilege of working with some people with superb talent and excellent leadership skills....

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MENTORS?

Over the past decade, demands on top professionals have increased dramatically. Nothing has been taken off the plate of these professionals; it’s only been added. That is the premise of research undertaken by Thomas...

Criticism Used Right

Nobody has been exempted from criticism. In the business world, criticism is necessary to get things done, to achieve the organization's objective and to obtain growth and success!

FINDING THE RIGHT MENTOR

If you want to advance in your career, it’s almost impossible to do it on your own. So take a step toward controlling your own destiny by getting the right people around you, so...

BEING THE RIGHT MENTOR

Good mentoring relationships can be richly rewarding, not only for the person being mentored, but for the mentor too. Mentors can, among other things, provide exceptional learning experiences for their mentees and, in doing...

Remembering the Job You Love on the Day You Hate!

Has today been a really bad day?  A boat load of issues to resolve, troubles to fix, and clients to re-engage with. Just the kind of day you hate right? Even people who are relatively happy...

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