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role model

You are a role model – so walk the talk!

About eight years ago, I blogged about a very disturbing situation involving a Texas (so-called)…

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compassionate workplace

Why should you create a more compassionate workplace?

In today’s blog post, I’m kicking off a brand-new video tip series on tools to…

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love your job

Do you (still) love your job?

My latest column in The Globe and Mail posted online on Friday.  And, no different…

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adversity

Dealing with adversity – the buffalo way!

Last year, I blogged repeatedly about resilience – our ability to overcome obstacles and deal with adversity.  In fact, I produced an entire series on tips and strategies to help leaders build resilience in their employees.  As some of you

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January 4

We’re taking a break, see you January 11!

Well, here we are, almost at the end of year.  It’s been a roller-coaster journey with highs and lows, I suspect, for most of us.  I faced some huge challenges on the personal front this past year, so I am

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become more resilient

One final idea to help your employees become more resilient

Today’s video is the final strategy in our series on specific actions you can take as a leader to help your employees become more resilient.  I’ve been sharing these strategies all year, and I can’t believe that this is the

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support your employees

Leaders, it’s your responsibility to support your employees!

I am hearing more and more from clients, particularly those that deal with consumers directly, that customers are increasingly rude and unkind, and sometimes downright nasty.  As a leader, it’s critical to remember that you have a very important role

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Build resiliency

To build resiliency in your employees, create a shared vision and a sense of purpose

Today is strategy #17 in our series on specific actions leaders can take to build resiliency in their people and their teams.  The tip is: create a shared vision and a sense of purpose. Create a shared vision and a

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work from home

Want to work from home permanently? Think about how it will affect your career

Regular readers know that I am a great supporter of flexibility in the work environment, specifically when organizations and their leaders make it possible for employees to work from home, at least occasionally.  This kind of flexibility builds morale and

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