Turning Managers into Leaders And People Power Into Results

Merge’s leadership development consultancy has one singular focus – to turn managers into leaders; to help great people become exceptional leaders so that they can turn their people power into real and tangible results.

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Creating high-performing workplaces using solid and compelling content with humor and realism

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Merge takes real-world research and makes it relevant to your organization, combines it with time-tested strategies and delivers the entertaining tools, solutions and mindsets your managers need for long-term leadership success. Read More

In Your Organization

Merge knows that the best way to develop skills in your leaders is to craft a training program that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of your organization and your people. Read More

As an Individual

While many of Merge’s live leadership learning events are designed for groups of people, that doesn’t mean that you’re on your own if you’re looking for learning opportunities just for yourself – Merge can still help! Read More

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one-on-one mentoring for high potential leaders

Giving leaders capability and confidence in a supportive and confidential manner

Sometimes being in a leadership role feels like you’re caught between a rock and a hard place! Your managers have increasing demands of you – greater productivity, improved customer service, and stronger leadership. Your staff have unrelenting questions and problems – process bottlenecks, escalating workloads, and interpersonal conflicts. And all the while, your time and resources dwindle.

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Practical advice in leading publications

In The Globe and Mail: Negative criticism — How to tell the useful from the useless

A great two-step process to unemotionally evaluate the criticism you receive so that you can […]

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Three powerful rules to make every meeting productive — Merge’s latest column in The Globe and Mail

The meeting from hell! — no structure, too long, nothing gets accomplished, boring, irrelevant, adversarial. […]

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In The Globe: What to do when you get mixed messages from your boss (or anyone else at work)

Mixed messages are confusing and if you don’t get clarity, they can jeopardize your success.  […]

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Five clues you’re in the wrong job — Merge’s latest column in The Globe and Mail

If you’re not sure whether you’re following the right career path, Merge’s latest column in […]

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Merge quoted in Canadian HR Reporter

Sarah Dobson, editor of the Canadian HR Reporter, reached out to Merge for an article […]

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In The Globe and Mail — Seven ways to be a better conversationalist at work

Some people come by the gift of gab naturally, but most of us need to […]

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“Tips for a hybrid workplace: How not to be out of sight, out of mind” is Merge’s latest column in The Globe and Mail

Will hybrid work make it harder to get things accomplished? Will out of sight become […]

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In The Globe and Mail: Things won’t ‘get back to normal’, but we can embrace ‘another ordinary’

It’s time to face the uncomfortable truth – we are never going back to the […]

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Turning managers into leaders and people power into results

Merge’s leadership development consultancy has one singular focus – to turn managers into leaders; to help great people become exceptional leaders so that they can turn their people power into real and tangible results. Through her speaking, training, mentoring, facilitation and consulting services, Merge helps leaders in organizations create high-performing workplaces.

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It takes more work to be a long-distance leader, so watch for signs of burnout

All year, I’ve been sharing short strategies on video about how you can be a stronger long-distance leader, something that has become much more common since companies have moved to virtual and hybrid workplaces.  Continuing in this series, today’s tip is to be vigilant about signs of burnout. Be vigilant about signs of burnout Being…

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hybrid leadership

Don’t fall into this common hybrid leadership trap!

In today’s blog post, I have another tip in our ongoing video series about hybrid…

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What leadership messages are you (inadvertently) sending? Or when does duct tape become good enough?

  This happened a couple of weeks ago, and it made me think about whether…

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Decision-making by consensus – Dutch style

The polder model worked for Holland. Can it be a success in your workplace and your role as a leader?

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