Tag Archive: Leadership

28/ Sep

5 Principles of smartLEADERSHIP

5 Principles of smartLEADERSHIP

#1 Sell possibility, not productTransform your relationships with your colleagues and your clients, enrolling them in what’s possible to create impossible results. #2 Be a human among human beingsTechnology be darned… humans are still the single most important factor in any company’s success. Humans, in relationship with other humans, have the unique ability to manifest new possibilities and unprecedented results. Said another way, when we enrol those we work with, our whole world works.#3 Don’t manage… and you’ll manage to leadLeadership is no longer about management and oversight, tactics and procedures. An inside-out... Read More >


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28/ Oct

3 Strategies to Avoid Burnout & Get Back on Track

3 Strategies to Avoid Burnout & Get Back on Track

We’ve all been there. What was once exciting and novel slowly turns into the “daily grind” as we attempt to cope with the ever increasing pressure to achieve growth and strategic goals. We become so focused on metrics, we overlook the emotional and physical impact this may have on us. You may be burned out if: you dread going into work you have become cynical at work you have become impatient or irritable with others you lack the energy to be productive you feel disengaged or uninterested in your tasks... Read More >


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28/ Jul

Build Trust Within Your Team

Build Trust Within Your Team

Traditionally, there were a few leaders who held all the power, while followers executed the strategy created from the top. Flattening organizational structures have resulted in fewer boundaries between leaders and followers, and as a result, “leaders can no longer trust in power; instead, they rely on the power of trust” (Forbes). Additionally, to be successful in today’s business world, you need to be able to build and nurture relationships. Trust is the foundation upon which all relationships are based. Whether you are new to leadership or are starting with... Read More >


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9/ Jun

3 Rules of Employee Engagement I Learned From Being a Dad

3 Rules of Employee Engagement I Learned From Being a Dad

I’m sure those with children will agree there is no worse sound in the world than your crying child. While some are signs of hunger or discomfort, very often they stem from my child being disengaged or bored. In fact, I can even see it happening as she begins to stop playing with a toy, looking around for something else. In our workplaces, disengagement can be harder to see. According to research conducted by Gallup, 51.9% of employees are not engaged but make it seem as though they are. They... Read More >


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2/ Feb

The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training

The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training

Why should you care about emotional intelligence and developing relationships? Regardless of industry or company size, effective communication is the root to success. It is crucial to know how to construct what to say to shape and influence focused outcomes. Leadership responsibilities have expanded beyond metrics to include resolving conflict situations, peak performance motivation, and succession planning while leading in a diverse, challenging, and ever-changing environment. Not only do today’s leaders need to manage their own emotions, they are responsible for supporting the needs of their teams. They need to... Read More >


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