Connect with Your Leadership Shadow

Becoming a leader is an honour and privilege; yet, two unavoidable things typically happen when someone steps into the role. The first is a natural division created between them and the employees they are to lead. The second is strong attributes that may be overplayed once in a position of power – this can lead to a […]

This Way to Better Time-Management…

Busy schedules, full plates, pressed for time – call it what you want, we all experience it. Figuring out how to manage time effectively will help with task completion, productiveness and relieve stress, and there are tips on exactly how to do just that. Before we get to the tips though, let’s focus on prioritizing […]

What to do When Conflict Arises

Let’s get straight to the facts: – 98% of employees reported experiencing toxic behaviour at work – 80% lost work time worrying about incidents – 78% said their commitment to the organization declined – 66% said their performance declined – 48% intentionally decreased their work effort Conducted by Georgetown University, this survey shows that toxic […]

10 Ways to Disrupt Your Listening

Recently, we wrote about five ways for leaders to improve their communication skills. And while it’s important to effectively convey goals and expectations, it’s just as important to listen to peers and employees. Listening is an integral facet included under the communication and interaction umbrella. Most of the time, leaders – and people in general – […]

5 Ways to Improve Communication

The most popular characteristics used to define a great leader tend to be someone with strong business acumen, company loyalty and a dedicated grind. However, without effectively communicating goals, expectations, direction and processes, all these characteristics quickly lose their merit and a leader’s ability is questioned. Being an exceptional communicator is perhaps one of the […]