Monthly Archives: June 2017

How Civility In The Workplace Can Save You Time And Money

A lot of leaders tend to interrupt people in ways that shoot them down.

Just Try It, You’ll Like It – The Social Media Addiction

I was a good kid. I kept my nose clean and stayed out of trouble for the most part. This year I am turning...

Say “No” to Yes-Men and “Yes” to Cognitive Diversity (Managerial Courage)

When I began my first leadership role, I made a novice mistake – I surrounded myself with people who agreed with me. Whether it...

It’s Just a Croissant: Three Steps to Keeping Perspective

It was a few weeks before my husband, Mike, died. He woke from his nap snickering.  “What is it, Sweetie?”  He smiled and said...

PODCAST #082: How To Get Great Employee Engagement In 9 Minutes | James Robbins

In this episode, we're going to talk about the quick and easy way to go from manager to leader with our guest, James Robbins. He is a management consultant, change specialist, adventurer and motivational speaker. He has been helping equip and transform leaders for over 20 years. He is the author of 'Nine Minutes on Monday: The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader,' which was named Business Book of the Year by Canada’s Globe and Mail.

Get Curious: How To Learn Faster

That state of being a novice is very uncomfortable for us, so what I talk about in the book is the mindset, because mindset is key.

Coaching Strategies for Busy Leaders (Develops Others)

Deborah sighed and looked at her phone. “David, I’m sorry, I need to take this.” She paused the strategy session I was helping her work...
People Before Projects

How to Help a Task Master Focus on People

"I'm just not a people person." "I hate this touchy-feely crap." "See that!  I'm a 'C' on the DiSC assessment this just doesn't come naturally to...

PODCAST #081: How To Thrive In Chaos | Dan Diamond, MD

In this episode, we're going to talk about how to thrive under pressure with our guest, Dan Diamond. He is a physician, who has been responding to international disasters for over 30 years. He was the Director of the Medical Triage Unit at the New Orleans Convention Center following Hurricane Katrina. He led one of the first medical teams into Haiti following their devastating earthquake, and most recently, deployed to the Philippines following Typhoon Yolanda. His new book is 'Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure.'
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