Responding to “why” can be powerful, particularly when you are in a situation that is emotionally charged. I have been in multiple situations recently where asking “why” has been necessary. While my clients were trying to … Read More
A formidable impediment to achieving your best as a CEO or leader can be fear. A lack of confidence in one’s own abilities can cause leaders to play small. The limiting belief that one does … Read More
I often ask CEOs and executives, “Are you playing offence or are you playing defence?” Too many leaders are playing defence. They’re protecting their organizations. They’re sticking to their knitting. They believe that if they … Read More
Meaningful activities become increasingly important once we have sufficient financial means to cover our expenses and live comfortably. This human need has become even more dominant with the pervasiveness of social media and the trend … Read More
Although retirements among the relatively large boomer population will create vacancies, it will not be in a straightforward manner. Many retirees want to maintain the intellectual stimulation they received in the workplace. Most also want … Read More
In the words of Kenny Rogers, “You got to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away and know when to run.” One of my highly successful … Read More
Tibetan monks create mandalas, beautiful colourful vibrant pictures. They’re usually circular and crafted from small, multi-coloured pieces of sand. Several monks, possibly four or five, work together at one time creating the mandala on a … Read More
Our house is filled with fun chaos and noise as seven family members are visiting us this week. They range from 2 to 47 and so there are lots of differing games, food choices, sleep schedules, … Read More
In my book, 360 Degree CEO, I highlight CEOs that generate profits while living with passion and principles. Earlier in my career, I witnessed a hallmark of a 360 degree leader or CEO. I was … Read More
In my book, Feet to the Fire, I discuss the different facets of leadership and how to successfully navigate a variety of challenges. We explore what it means to model personal accountability and how to hold others to account.
One facet of leadership is productivity. Harnessing productivity is key to achieving the important balance of structure and efficiency. Done right, you and your team can take much more control over your time and achieve more in fewer hours.