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crisis management

The problem with crisis management

The customer that is angry; the internal client with a pressing deadline; the employee that needs coaching.  All things that need to be addressed, and as soon as possible.  Which makes sense – deal with the most critical priorities first. 

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Crisis leadership – who’s doing it well, and how

In times of crisis, leadership is tested. And how you behave in difficult circumstances is what will ultimately define you as a leader. The COVID-19 pandemic is a living case study of how to lead (or not) in the face

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What long-nosed bats can teach us about teamwork

I often blog about what the animal kingdom can teach us about teamwork – Canada geese, meerkats, crabs, ants and penguins have all come up in the past. So regular readers of the blog will not be surprised by today’s

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teamwork

There is great strength in teamwork

This is a clever video I came across several months ago that emphasizes the importance of teamwork (demonstrated by crabs, ants and penguins, no less!). If I recall correctly, it is actually excerpted from a series of advertisements for a

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Great teams make it “look easy”

Great teams are most evident in times of crisis. A recent conference experience at PMAC demonstrates how. What about your team?

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Are you an Olympic contender?

Canada’s superb success in the Winter Olympics offers a leadership lesson to those in organizations about how to get past adversity and move forward to ultimate success.

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