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Turning Managers into Leaders and People Power Into Results

Cunningham's Law

Use Cunningham’s Law to get people involved and talking

When seeking to solve an issue or a problem, or charged with evaluating or implementing…

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team goal collaboration techniques

Use team goal collaboration techniques to elevate your team’s performance

Leaders, have you ever wondered why some goals succeed spectacularly while others falter? In today’s…

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achieve goals

To achieve goals, get up and get going

Last month, a lot of people made New Year’s resolutions.  And just as many didn’t. …

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Improve decision-making by developing alternatives

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about decision-making by leaders.  The reason isn’t terribly earth-shattering, it’s only because an association client has asked me to re-develop a program for their members on tools and skills for problem-solving and decision-making.  But

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personal brand

How your personal brand advances or hinders your reputation in the workplace

Azadeh Yaraghi is an insightful brand strategist, marketing expert, speaker, #1 bestselling author, and founder of Gogo Telugo Creatives Inc.  She is also my professional colleague and my friend.  I am so excited about the guest post she has penned

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communicate with compassion

Communicate with compassion by paraphrasing at the 3rd or 4th level

Today’s blog post is another tip in our ongoing video series on how to lead and communicate with compassion.  In Strategy #3, I spoke about getting to know your people and in Strategy #8, I talked about being a mindful

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comfort zone

Deliberately push yourself outside your comfort zone

Try signing your name with the hand that you don’t normally use for writing. It is outside your comfort zone, and will no doubt feel uncomfortable.  For most people, the results will leave much to be desired. If you practiced

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change management

Change implementation is akin to journeying on a bus

For any kind of organizational change implementation – procedural, structural, or technological – to be successful, three key players must be involved. The champion, The change manager, and The employees and/or stakeholders who have to accept and implement the change.

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workplace expectations

Workplace expectations have changed, and so should how you lead

My latest column for The Globe and Mail published on Friday.  In this article – Workplace expectations have changed in six key ways and so should how you lead – I reflect on the six significant changes that have occurred

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