Things Not Better Left Unsaid: The Importance of Employee Feedback

By |April 11th, 2016|

It is sometimes said that employees don’t leave the company they work for; they leave the managers they report to. Not surprisingly, manager behaviour is […]

Creating a Productive Sleep Cycle

By |February 19th, 2016|

Are you so overwhelmed by everything you have to do, you do not have enough time to sleep? Is it time to reverse your sleep […]

3 Habits to Kick in 2016

By |January 18th, 2016|

January is classic for New Year’s resolutions. Although sadly, a good chunk of these are forgotten by February. Research suggests that only 8% of us […]

Lessons Learned from Top Stories in 2015

By |December 15th, 2015|

As the year wraps up, we find ourselves reflecting on the past 12 months. Many productivity and leadership lessons came out of the top stories […]

Take Time to Think

By |July 3rd, 2015|

“Summertime and the living is easy” George Gershwin/DeBose Heyward

Once again the summer has slowly arrived to the true north strong and free. To reward ourselves […]

Conducting a Meeting

By |May 20th, 2015|

As a people manager, you are responsible for far too many things to be great at them all. This is perhaps why there are thousands […]

Scary Premise: It’s a Training Problem

By |October 30th, 2014|

I have had the privilege of running training departments in large multi-national organizations, where I had the responsibility of delivering training strategies that mirror company […]

The Only Best Practice to Leadership is Understanding That There Isn’t One…

By |May 23rd, 2013|

There are probably 3 teachers that stick out in my memories as ‘great teachers’.  They weren’t just adored by me, but by many a student […]

Managing Priorities – Paramount for Every CEO’s Success

By |March 6th, 2013|

Every great organization requires a strong strategic plan and the discipline to stay committed to the plan. Every successful CEO is the keeper of this […]

What’s Your EQ?

By |January 23rd, 2013|

Carole Greentree.  You don’t know her but I consider her to be one of the most instrumental leaders in my career who I had the […]