Month: April 2014

In defense of Millennials …

My latest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series is live on the worldwide web this morning! Click to read the article. As most of you know, my last column caused quite the commotion!! In just the first two days, Four things millennials hate about you had over 50,000 hits and over 6,000 […]

How to persuade and influence senior management

As your skills as an exceptional leader and communicator grow, your level of interaction with your organization’s senior management will increase as well.  You’ll find yourself in situations where your ability to persuade and influence others will stand you in good stead.  For continued success, it’s important to realize that how and what you communicate […]

Breaking bad communication habits – early bird deadline on April 23

Our latest online event – Stop the self-sabotage!  Breaking bad communication habits that are hampering your success – is coming up quickly.  In fact, the early bird deadline to register is almost here – only two more days to take advantage of significant savings – just until Wednesday April 23. If you can’t communicate clearly […]

Dealing with dysfunctional workplace behavior

In the newest issue of CPA Magazine*, writer Deanne Gage pens an interesting article on anti-patterns – undesirable and dysfunctional workplace behavior that manifests over and over again – and she sought out Merge’s expertise for advice on how to overcome several common situations.  For strategies to deal with cookie lickers, mushroom managers, credit grabbers, […]

Millennials in the workplace – more radio interviews

My latest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series, “Four things millennials hate about you“, continues to get a lot of interest.  Total views have exceeded 60,000 and direct “shares” have climbed above 6,000.  And the topic has become one that has captured the attention of several radio stations.  In addition to the […]