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[FLR] Here’s Why You Are So Lonely (and Frustrated) at Work

Happy Friday!   There is a truth that it is lonely at the top for leaders. It is especially true if you are a first time leader. According to a leadership poll by Harris Interactive, more than 70% of first time CEO’s feel lonely & 61% of them report that it hinders their performance.   The

Eastern Regional HRPA Conference & Trade Show 2018

Come visit us at the 2018 Eastern Regional HRPA conference at the Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre in Kingston, ON.   Jason Parks, National Director of Business Development will be attending to the conference to chat with you more about your coaching needs including workshops, executive coaching for your own career, and individual career management

[MMM] Getting To The Root Of Your Career Issues

Happy Tuesday morning,   I have been running for over 20 years injury free and I am very thankful to have had such a great stretch. However all good things must come to an end.   Last weekend I thought I’d take a run through the Gatineau hills and felt great at the end of

[FLR] Why Focus Is So Important In Leadership

Happy Friday,   September starts tomorrow and for most of us in business the month of September is like the start of a new year. It is a great time to get a new sense of purpose, rethink priorities and renew your focus for the coming year.   “Focus” means “point of convergence.” I think

[FLR] How To Go Faster

Happy Friday!   At first, I really did shake my head. “A Starbucks drive-through? Seriously?” I’ve had to eat those words (literally) as I have been through—you guessed it—a Starbucks drive-through on hundreds of occasions. Our lives are moving faster and we are all looking for ways to get more done with less time.   Speed

[MMM] One Person’s Career That Stands the Test of Time

Happy Monday Morning!   As I drink my coffee from my mug here in Vancouver, I ponder the lessons I learned while exploring Orca’s Island a few years ago. It’s a relatively small island, so I had rented a little moped to explore the different places.   I stopped at Olga Pottery a store owned by Jerry Weatherman. His work is

[MMM] – Career Questions – I Tried Google Too | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday Morning!   I have been very fortunate to have great health, I have rarely been to the doctor in my life. I was speaking to somebody recently about his advice of getting a physical on a regular basis. I am at an age where that is probably wise. He spoke of his own

[FLR] “Managers: Ask Yourself These Six Questions Daily” | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday!   What do you think is a good solution?   Smart leaders ask great questions. It’s tempting to move forward and find answers on your own without feedback. It may be quicker this way but much less impactful. A smart leader realizes that when you collaborate on questions with your team the solutions are often

[MMM] The #1 Summer Tip to Boost Productivity at Work | Monday Morning Motivator

Happy Monday Morning!   Just saying the word feels good.   Vacation.   I was looking up the etymology of the word vacation and it had never occurred to me until today that there is a connection between the words “vacate” and “vacation”. This word “vacation” originates from the Latin vacationem meaning “leisure, freedom from obligations, exemption, a being

[MMM] Finding The Right Work Situation

Happy Monday Morning!   I heard a great quote recently: “On the other side of complexity lies simplicity”.   Being in the right work situation is complex.   I have spent the majority of my professional career, researching, writing, speaking, coaching and working in the real world with real people. Much of my time has