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A Time to be Grateful

Motivation
The title of this blog might seem strange in light of the times we are in due to Covid-19: restrictions, job losses, pressure on our healthcare people and systems. However, now that things have slowed down for most of us, I believe being grateful for what we have is more important than ever. Since last…
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The Importance of Being Authentic when Communicating

Communication, Leadership
Recently I was facilitating a Leadership programme with a large group of mid-level managers.  One area that we discussed in depth was the importance of Leaders being Authentic when communicating. Several of the group talked about how some Leaders are not always authentic and sincere when communicating with their team members.  They felt that this…
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5 Ways to Make your Team more Effective

Communication, Leadership
A few years ago, I attended a briefing on how to make teams more effective.  One major piece of learning stuck out for me and that was how so few Leaders spend time on how their teams work together but merely focus on working on achieving goals.  Surely, if you don’t have the foundation piece…
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Why Leaders Should Ask More and Tell Less

Communication, Leadership
One of the biggest challenges I see from some Leader / Managers when giving feedback is that they prescribe solutions that will work for them. These prescribed solutions can come in the form of ‘telling’ the person what they should do to address a performance issue, solve a problem or how to write a report…
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