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[FLR] | Why Employees Need Both Recognition & Appreciation

Happy Friday,   I was chatting with a client yesterday and they mentioned that they had just left their role of 12 years. This piqued my curiosity as to what led them to leave their role.   The client responded, “I felt that my efforts over the past 3 years weren’t being recognized or appreciated.”   My

[FLR] | Four Communications Considerations For Addressing Mental Health In The Workplace

Happy Friday,   The most important skill you need as a leader is strong and effective communication skills.   In a Canadian leadership conducted by Leger for The Schulich School of Business, effective communication was rated as the most important attribute for a good leader. I would also say, when you speak to your team in a more

[FLR] What leaders get wrong about mental health

Happy Friday,   This month is Mental Health Month. For anyone who has experienced mental health challenges either personally or through a friend, colleague, or family member, then you understand the complexity & challenge around mental wellness. Wellness may start at home but is deeply impacted by where we spend the majority of our daytime

[FLR] Here’s how to work as collaborative leaders

Happy Friday,   Like all fast-growing organizations, let me confess that we have challenges & opportunities.   Our leadership team is evolving; we have new roles, projects & team members are developing new skills.   We are in a fortunate scenario, we have many new client partners & our existing clients are using more of

[FLR] | 8 Dimensions of Business Ecosystems | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,   Today is Earth Day. The first original Earth Day was April 22, 1970, organized in the US by Denis Hayes, a young activist. Over 20 million people marched & which still is the largest single-day protest in human history.   In 2020, the 50th anniversary, over 100 million observed the day online,

FLR | Wellbeing In Leadership | Friday Leadership Report

FLR | Wellbeing In Leadership | Friday Leadership Report Happy Friday, Monday, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Many variables come into play to find a partnership that offers depth, width, & sustainability. The power & the reason we celebrate Valentine’s Day is just that, finding our person. It’s the equivalent of winning the lottery. Love is

FLR | Leaders With Emotional Intelligence | Friday Leadership Report

FLR | Leaders With Emotional Intelligence | Friday Leadership Report Happy Friday, Sports is a fantastic way to learn about life, strategies, decision making, winning cultures, human performance & the role of leadership. I have never been the type of person to put aside Sunday afternoons to watch football, I am a fairweather fan &

[FLR] | [LQ] – The Importance of Culture in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report

[FLR] | [LQ] – The Importance of Culture in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report Happy Friday, With the current election, the core of our decision-making is understanding & answering the question of whom we believe is the best leader for our country. In our [LQ] Leadership Intelligence Framework, we evaluate the four building blocks in

FLR | [LQ] – The Importance of Competency in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report

[FLR] | [LQ] – The Importance of Competency in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report Happy Friday, With the current election, the core of our decision-making is understanding & answering the question of whom we believe is the best leader for our country. In our [LQ] Leadership Intelligence Framework, we evaluate the four building blocks in

FLR | [LQ] The Importance of Character in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report

FLR | [LQ] The Importance of Character in Leadership | Friday Leadership Report Happy friday, Last week, we discussed our [LQ] Leadership Intelligence Framework Commitment Character Competencies Culture This past week, another senior Canadian leader was removed from their role for character issues. There has been a substantive change in how leaders are being held