Don’t Be Satisfied After Your Thanksgiving Turkey … Take The 7 Step Leadership Checkup

Robert Hartley is the Head Coach of the Calgary Flames. A rookie member of the Flames had a great game and scored his first NHL goal. Asked by a reporter if he was happy for that player’s big night, I recall him responding: Of course I am happy for all of my players when they have a good game, but I am never satisfied! Do you know when I feel satisfied? When I am all fat & full and sleepy after a huge turkey dinner. I…

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4 Risks That Will Sink Your Change Management Plan – And  What To Do About Them

Whether you are hiring a new leader, implementing a new hybrid workplace model, merging, or executing a new strategy, managing change is critical to the success of any organization. Read why hiring a new leader is ‘Change Management In my experience, leaders spend too much time communicating the vision and the benefits of the change and not enough time talking about the ‘how’. I have worked with dozens of clients to help identify the risks and craft a strategy to address them – to arrive at…

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Pandemic Fatigue: 4 Leadership Lockdown Tips

I don't know about you, but I am exhausted. Tired. Whipped. I feel an uncomfortable deep-down, brewing anger that I long thought I had packed away. I worry about this because I have to work hard at managing my anger, and I am afraid of what might happen if I bump into some idiot somewhere that triggers it. Read about me being an ass. Pandemic fatigue is real. And many of us are feeling it. Exhaustion, emotional irritability, loss of resolve and determination, polarising emotional responses,…

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