Month: November 2019

If you want to sustain your employee development efforts, don’t forget this!

If you want to sustain your employee development efforts, don’t forget this!

Today’s post continues with our 2019 series of video tips on employee development – specific practical things you can do as a leader to help your employees learn and grow into the future leaders of your organization.  Today’s strategy: promote and support mental and physical health initiatives for your people. Promote and support mental and […]

Last chance for professional development credits in 2019!

For the 5th year in a row, I am so pleased to be partnering with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPA Alberta) to deliver high-quality cost-effective leadership training in a series of twelve “public” programs until March 2019.  Each of these sessions is eligible for professional development credits in most professional associations.  Five sessions […]

The informational interview – your secret advantage for your next job

The informational interview – your secret advantage for your next job informational interview

Are you looking to the next step in your career?  If so, you should be tapping into a secret advantage that most job seekers ignore.  It’s called the informational interview.  Part networking, part information-gathering, and part low-key self-promotion, an informational interview is a powerful way to position yourself as the prime candidate for your perfect […]

Are you falling into the complacency trap?

Are you falling into the complacency trap? complacency

I saw the following words on a poster in my bank manager’s office the other day. Complacency. Just because things are going well now, doesn’t mean that they can’t suddenly go horribly wrong. It was just below a photograph of a snail resting on a railway track, with a train approaching in the distance.  While […]