Management Effectiveness

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

‘The times, they are a-changin’…again!

By |March 6th, 2013|

The DOW Jones Industrial average closed at a record high this week since its previous record in October 2007.  This is great news, but not […]

“Thank you” emails: love ‘em or hate ‘em?

By |February 7th, 2013|

The humble little “thank you” email seems to have a bad rap these days. Recipients often dismiss it as a time wasters, and not for […]

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 […]

7 Ways to Cut Your Meetings in Half

By |November 6th, 2012|

Meetings are too long, period. You know and I know it.

It explains why people causally stroll in a few minutes late. It explains why 91% […]

Design a Memorable Meeting

By |November 5th, 2012|

Unfortunately, chaos can rein when meetings are not set up properly.  To be a successful – which means productive – professional, you need to know […]

Want The Secret to Success? Do What You Say You Will Do

By |June 20th, 2012|

A wise person once said to me: “The secret of success is to simply do what you say you will do.” At the time, this […]

Meeting Agendas

By |September 14th, 2006|

As we settle back into the work routine after an oh- so-short Canadian summer, many of us are seeking new ways to save time and […]