Category: Self-development Tools

Introvert leaders, play to your strengths to be more effective and influential

My latest column for The Globe and Mail went online last week, titled Leadership beyond words: Four strengths introverts have that are key to success.  In it, I focus on introvert leaders, and what the strengths they bring to the

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kindness in the workplace

Kindness in the workplace has to start with kindness to yourself!

Today I’m back with another tip in our video series on creating more compassion and kindness in the workplace.  Today’s strategy is to be kind to yourself. Be kind to yourself What I’m really saying is to practice self-compassion.  You

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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 post she has penned for

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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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solving problems

How are you solving problems? By trial or by effort?

Solving problems is an important part of your role as a leader.  If you have to solve a problem, the approach that takes the least effort is to try possible solutions until you find one that works.  If a solution

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artificial intelligence

Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) steal your job?

Ever since ChatGPT has become a topic of everyday conversation, I repeatedly get asked whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the ability to change the employment landscape.  Will AI steal my job?  Am I going to become obsolete before I am

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