[FLR] Leaders, Don’t Silence Your Team | Friday Leadership Report

Leaders, understand one of the key principles in engaging your team is the ability for them to have a voice at the table. Not just a voice at the table, but a voice that is listened & heard.   INC | How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard   Forbes | Leader’s, Don’t Silence Your Team –

[MMM] – Winning Your Job Search Campaign | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday!   Three weeks today, we will know who the next Prime Minister of Canada will be. Who will win the election?, well the polls are suggesting at this point that it is a 3 way tie.   Unfortunately, most polling has been dreadfully inaccurate in recent history.   I know who is going

[FLR] Why You Have A Leadership Problem, Not A Company Problem | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday!   Early on in my career as an executive recruiter, I remember feeling frustrated around a people issue. I spoke with my colleague and shared how much easier the technology side of the business would be versus the people side. His response “Yes Alan, but a machine will never share with you how

[MMM] – Getting To The Root Of Your Career Issues | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday morning,   I have been running for over 20 years injury free and I am very thankful to have had such a great stretch. Like all good things, they must come to an end or change form.   I ran a 5k Color run and with over 10,000 participants it was sure to

[FLR] Nine Ways Employers Screw Up Hiring | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday!   The key to having a terrific team is hiring a great group of people. One of the challenging realities of the hiring process is how flawed, it really is. Think about the process, you look at an individuals resume, you meet them for two meetings and presto you spend the next number

[MMM] – Interns, Hollywood & Nationwide Contest | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday Morning and movie pass CONTEST details at the end of the story!   You may be looking to get a break in a new sector or career path.  I remember a person who called me out of the blue, a long time ago, she was working in an administrative role and really wanted

[FLR] Why Focus Is So Important In Leadership | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,   September for most of us in business is like the start of a new year, it is a great time to get a new sense of purpose & rethink priorities & renew your focus for the coming year.   We know focus when we have it as a leader & we also

[MMM] – Leaders, Strategy & Election Campaigns | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday Morning!   It is hard to believe that we are in an election period, there seems to be an unusual low interest in what is happening, maybe it’s the summer period, or potentially we are not that interested in the choices we have before us.   Elections are fascinating, I recently watched an

[FLR] Seth Godin: How To Go Faster | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,   At first, I really did shake my head. Starbucks Drive thru? Seriously? I have eaten those words (literally) as I have been through, you guessed it Starbucks Drive-Thru on hundreds of occasions! Our lives are moving faster & we are all looking for ways to get more done with less time.  

[MMM] – Career Questions – It’s Never Too Late To Find The Right Career | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday Morning!   Growing up, some people had a really clear sense of what they wanted to do professionally. I met a gentlemen who has been a commercial pilot for a number of years. He knew he wanted to be in that profession when he was 10 years old & went on his first