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If you’re leading virtually, make it a point to be accessible to your staff

Today’s blog post is Strategy #13 in our ongoing video series on tips for leading virtually.  And today’s idea is to find ways to make yourself easily accessible to your staff. Make yourself accessible to your staff One of the

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remote teams

When it comes to giving positive feedback, remote teams often get forgotten

Today’s blog post is another video strategy – this time #11 – in our series on tips to lead remote teams.  Today’s pointer is to make a deliberate effort to give your staff positive feedback. Make a deliberate effort to

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leading from afar

If you are leading from afar, this one strategy will make a huge difference!

Today’s blog video is #10 in our ongoing series on specific strategies for leading from afar.  Today’s tip is to have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff. Have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff Now, if you’re thinking

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What can I do for you?

Is there anything I can do for you? This is the question posed by Colleen Albiston, chief marketing officer at Deloitte Canada, and my fellow columnist at The Globe and Mail in her column last week: Don’t forget to ask:

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Are kindness and compassion necessary in leadership?

A colleague made me aware of this story about kindness and compassion that ran in The Globe & Mail in December. Are Vancouver’s residents as cold as the icy sidewalks? Ms. Rosemary Blomeyer is a visually-impaired German immigrant in her

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It’s more important to be kind than clever

Merge recalls a long-forgotten leadership lesson from an early mentor. What do you think? Add your perspective.

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