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We’ll be back on January 7!

celebration2As the holiday season approaches, here at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog, we’re taking a short hiatus to celebrate. But rest assured, we’ll be back, enthused and energized, ready to share and learn, on Monday January 7, 2019.  In 2019, the blog will turn ten years old, and I am so grateful that you all have been such an important part of its creation and its growth.  I look forward to another fantastic year of exchanging ideas and starting dialogues (and perhaps even some arguments), in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

Until January then, my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating season with family and friends. I hope you’ll continue old traditions and find the time to create new ones!  See you in 2019!

We’ll be back on January 8!

CelebrationAs we do every year at this time, we’re taking a short hiatus at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog to celebrate the holiday season. But we’ll be back, excited and energized, ready to talk and learn, on Monday January 8, 2018.  I look forward to another fantastic year of sharing tips and exchanging ideas, starting conversations and perhaps even some arguments, all in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

In the meantime, my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating time with family and friends. I hope you’ll continue old traditions and find the time to create new ones!  See you in 2018!

We’ll be back on January 5!

CelebrationAs the holiday season is beginning to take over our minds and bodies here at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog, we’re taking a short hiatus for the next three weeks.  But we’ll be back, excited and energized, ready to talk and learn, on Thursday January 5, 2017.  I look forward to another fantastic year of sharing tips and exchanging ideas, starting conversations and perhaps even some arguments, all in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

In the meantime, my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating time with family and friends.  I hope you’ll continue old traditions and find the time to create new ones!

We’ll be back on January 11!

Celebration2As is customary for us at this time of the year, we’re taking a short hiatus at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog. But we’ll be back, excited and energized, ready to talk and learn, on Monday January 11, 2016. I look forward to another fantastic year of sharing tips and exchanging ideas, starting conversations and perhaps even some arguments, all in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

In the meantime, my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating time with family and friends. I hope you’ll continue old traditions and find the time to create new ones!

We’ll be back on January 9!

happynewyearAs is customary for us at this time of the year on the Turning Managers Into Leaders blog, we are taking a short break over the holiday season. I’ll be back full-steam ahead on Friday January 9. In the meantime, all of us here hope that you and your loved ones have a festive, joyous, fun and excitement-filled holiday season. I look forward to our conversations in 2015 as we launch yet another great year of sharing and exchanging leadership tips and ideas.

We’ll be back on January 9!

As we roll into the holiday season, we’re taking a short hiatus at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog.  But we’ll be back, excited and energized, ready to talk and learn, on Thursday January 9, 2014.  I look forward to another fantastic year of sharing tips and exchanging ideas, starting conversations and perhaps even some arguments, all in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

In the meantime, my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating time with family and friends.  I hope you’ll continue old traditions and find the time to create new ones!

We’re taking a short hiatus over the long weekend!

Okay, so our super-smart tech folks are at it again … this time they’re getting ready to launch our brand-new website over the long weekend. Now usually, my next blog post would be tomorrow, Thursday, but they’ve asked me to hold off because they’d prefer that I not add any new information while they’re trying to do a data migration. While I don’t entirely understand the details of all the magic they do behind the scenes 🙂 , I do know that they are VERY smart when it comes to all things technology. So … of course I said yes!

There won’t be a regular blog post tomorrow, but I’ll be back right after the long weekend on Tuesday November 12. I can’t wait!

We’ll be back on October 24!

We’re making some huge changes behind the scenes on my website this upcoming weekend and it may carry over into Monday.  It won’t affect your access to information, but it means that our really smart tech gurus don’t want me adding more information while they’re doing their thing!  So I’ve agreed not to post a blog on Monday morning like I normally do, just in case they need the time to get things organized back there!

But … I’ll be back, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, on Thursday October 24.  Promise.

We’ll be back on January 10!

It’s that time of the year again – holiday parties and visits with friends and family – continuing old traditions and starting new ones! In the spirit of the season, we’re taking a hiatus at the Turning Managers into Leaders blog, but I’ll be back, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, on Monday January 10, 2013.

My best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a festive, joyous, rejuvenating holiday season, and I can’t wait to see you all again in the new year! I look forward to another fantastic year of sharing tips and exchanging ideas, starting conversations and perhaps even some arguments, all in the pursuit of becoming even better leaders than you already are!

Thankful to be Canadian!

This upcoming weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving, a time of the year when so many of us north of the 49th parallel gather with friends and family to gobble roast turkey and stuffing, and sip luscious libations. At some point during the raucous revelry, most of us pause to express the many things we are thankful for. I am thankful for many things – my incredible husband, my amazing family, a successful leadership development practice, great clients, awesome friends – but it occurred to me as I put my list together that I am thankful for one more thing – that I am Canadian! As a first-generation immigrant to Canada (I came to my adopted land thirty-one years ago), I am so proud to call Canada home. I appreciate that Canadians are relaxed and laid-back, tolerant of others who are not like them, willing to welcome strangers without wanting to change them, quick to laugh at ourselves and not take the world too seriously. And as if luck was just waiting to prove my point, I stumbled across this video titled “Canadian Dance Moves”, set to the lyrics and music of “Canadian Please”. Not only is it catchy and fun, but I really think it’s so “Canadian”.

So, what are your favourite Canadian dance moves? Mine are Cold as Ice and Tap the Syrup. Skip the Goose Poop made me laugh!

And oh yes, what are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?