ARTICLES

ADVANCING STRONG SYSTEMS Jul 15, 2020

When systems fail efficiency suffers. Every area of your work needs a system. Without a system, you lack consistency and put yourself at greater risk of making costly mistakes. Systems don't have to be complicated or overwhelming. Your systems are simply the way you get things accomplished....

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DO IT AFRAID Jun 15, 2020

Have you ever come to a point when you knew that you needed a change, but couldn’t quite get unstuck?   A friend of mine once said, “there are two things that we don’t like - change and the way things are.” I think of these words often but yet it...

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THRIVING IN A NEW NORMAL May 15, 2020

Children are incredibly resilient and given the opportunity, children can be incredible instructors.  While watching a group of children on the playground, several lessons came to me about how to navigate this international shift in the way that we do business.  The COVID-19...

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WINNING WAYS TO WORK FROM HOME Apr 15, 2020

For years, I wanted to have the opportunity to work from home.  People who work from home always seemed so happy to me.  Research was beginning to tell us that people who work from home were more productive.  To be honest, there were some work tasks that I preferred to do at home...

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10 PRACTICES THAT EVERY LEADER MUST EMPLOY Mar 15, 2020

Everyone has their idea of leadership, but at it’s core – leadership is influence.  Leadership is getting people from one phase to the next.  Sometimes they know where they want to go, most times they don’t. Sometimes they are excited about the journey, many times they...

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TRUST IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS Feb 15, 2020

Whenever I hear the word chaos, I automatically get a mental image of people running around in the midst of destruction.  It’s almost like a scene from a movie about natural disasters. Although my imagery may be considered a bit dramatic, there is no doubt that chaos can make people...

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