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Category: mentoring

How to recognize and nurture potential in your people

My latest column for The Globe and Mail went online last week.  In Ten key indicators of professional potential that point to the leaders of tomorrow, I not only outline what you as a leader should be watching for, but

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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) veterinarian Kristen Lindsey and her now infamous cat kill.  Needless to say, this story still horrifies me.  But as difficult as it was to write

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“Entrepreneur keeps turning managers into leaders” in Business Examiner Magazine

So excited to share this!  The folks at Business Examiner Magazine did this short profile on me in their latest issue, and I am flattered at what they had to say.  The article is titled Entrepreneur Keeps Turning Managers Into

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Eight steps to finding a mentor

You’ve heard it before: to further your career, finding a mentor to guide you is important.  Mentors are people who have experience and knowledge in your desired vocation, and who are willing and able to share what they know.  But

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Radio interview – preventing the boomer brain drain

Bracing for the boomer brain drain was the title of my regular column for The Globe and Mail that published on August 6.  In it, I outlined five strategies to retain crucial institutional knowledge (and prevent corporate amnesia). It got

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Bracing for the boomer brain drain

As the last of the Boomers move through their 50’s and beyond, those who elect to take early retirement often take decades of tacit knowledge with them.  This boomer brain drain – the loss of undocumented, intuitive experiential information about

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