Dennis Ford

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So far Dennis Ford has created 10 blog entries.

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 […]

Early To Rise

By |June 9th, 2015|

Bachman Turner Overdrive had a very substantial hit record in the 1970s titled “Taking Care of Business”. The opening line to that song, ‘You get […]

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 […]

Overwhelmed

By |March 25th, 2015|

It is very interesting when you ask employees how they are feeling in their jobs in the world of doing more with less, one word […]

Embracing technology… but not too much

By |January 8th, 2015|

The onslaught of multiple technical communication options in the work place has forced companies to set guidelines to help employees reset communicating expectations. How did […]

Relax. Reflect. Revisit.

By |December 11th, 2014|

The holiday season has arrived and highly productive people are being asked to take a well-deserved break. The notion of not traveling to your workplace […]

We Must Get Together…

By |November 20th, 2014|

As the 2014 leans into its last month of operation,  “finishing strong” was the anthem of my sales days, as every account in December promised […]

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 […]

So you are now a people manager…

By |September 11th, 2014|

In organizations, people manager is a privileged position that many aspire to, and few are prepared to excel at, not because they are not competent, […]

Manager Proof Your Office

By |June 17th, 2014|

The memory of a brutal 2014 Canadian winter is beginning to thaw in our minds. We put snow shovels in the garage, misplace our car […]