[FLR] | Six Secrets Of People Who Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions

Happy Friday,   Like many leaders, I am sure that you have laid out a new set of goals for this new year and maybe even some resolutions.   It’s hard to believe that we have completed the first work week of 2018. One of my goals was to read more this year, by removing for the

[MMM] | Dealing with “turbulence”

Good morning,   Happy New Year!   One of the benefits of the work I do is the travel. I regularly am visiting various Canadian cities so I am blessed to be able to see our beautiful country. This blessing however often involves time spent in planes. I’m a good traveler and generally enjoy the time to myself

[FLR] | Five Unexpected Leadership Resolutions You Should Make In 2018

Happy Friday,   It’s that time of the year again. Christmas has passed and we have all fixed our eyes forward on the new year. The theme of our thoughts turns to new beginnings and fresh starts.   For some of us those fresh starts go hand in hand with resolutions. We make a firm decision

It’s who you spend your time with that matters

Happy Friday,   As we head into the holidays, we have the time and space to think upon all of the things that truly matter in our lives: our families, friendships, careers, communities and all of the blessings we have received this past year.   The greatest gift we can give and receive is a generous heart and

[MMM] Fundamentals That Lead To Organizational Excellence (Needed more than you think)

Good Monday morning,   This week has been the week of winter baseball meetings for team executives. There have been plenty of trades and discussion around ways of shortening the game of baseball. In this era of social media it’s increasingly hard to keep the attention of sports fans.   On the more skills side of the game,

[FLR] | How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard

Happy Friday!   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 to and heard.    INC | How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard   Forbes | Leaders, Don’t Silence Your Team – Nurture Your

[MMM] | The Secret to Getting Things Done.

Good Monday morning,   One of my clients once shared with me that 10 years ago he had an idea about combining water and vitamins as a great way of killing two birds with one stone.   Sound familiar?   Have you ever had an idea and sat on it, only to see that product or service

[FLR] Learning from Leaders Who Take Time to Recharge

Happy Friday!   I’m too busy. You probably are too.   Regardless, you need to take time out of your schedule for you. You’re at your best as a leader when you are rested and able to give your team your all. For some that rest is a workout, and for others it’s a walk at

[MMM] The “Not So Secret, Secret” to Building Great Teams

Good Monday morning,   It’s so easy to paint leaders and the elements of leadership with the same broad strokes, but every great leader has their style. There is no “leadership mold” that you can squeeze yourself into. Your style, while shaped by external factors, will ultimately come from within yourself.   One of the key things

[FLR] | |The Emotionally Intelligent Manager’s Guide to Leading Remote Teams

Happy Friday!   Working remotely is something that has had to grow on me since I spent most of my professional career working in an office. Once I started our firm I wanted to create a more flexible model as we are a national organization.   It all started with economics. Why pay for a bunch of office