Creating Resilience Through Proactive Planning

Five Steps to Prepare Your Organization We are in an age of disruption, with businesses facing challenges from every direction. The only way for organizations to survive is to become resilient—able to respond quickly and effectively when faced with a crisis. But building a resilient organization isn’t easy. It requires careful planning, thoughtful strategies, and a commitment from leaders at …

Can redesigning work to accommodate the paradigm shift prove successful?

“The role of leadership today is to bring clarity in uncertain times. The more uncertain things are, the more leadership is required. There is no job description for what you are facing, no rule book… Today’s leaders need to thrive in the face of this uncertainty.” The pandemic has created great uncertainty for organizations. However, this came on the back …

HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO STRESS?

How do you take care and ground yourself? More than ever, it’s critical that we take care of our bodies and mind. After all, our success depends on being able to function in a healthy, productive manner. So let me ask: when your flight, fight, freeze, or fawn response is triggered, how do you respond? How do you signal to …

Who is in Charge of Their Careers?

A Look at How We Got Here and What to Do About It It seems like no one knows who is in charge of their career anymore. We go to work each day, but we’re not really sure why we’re there or what we’re supposed to be doing. Our job titles might say one thing, but our responsibilities have changed …

Why You Must Start Reskilling and Upskilling Your Staff Now

It’s no secret that the workforce is changing, and new skills are needed to succeed. According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) study, one in three jobs is anticipated to be severely disrupted or eliminated in the following decade due to technological transformation. As a result, nearly half of all low-skilled jobs and a third of semi-skilled occupations may be lost. …

EFFECTIVE PERSUASION

As a manager or leader, how skilled are you in effective persuasion? How do you effectively persuade your most stubborn and disagreeable colleagues? This topic has been coming up frequently in coaching conversations, partly because we are living with a great deal of uncertainty and change, and partly because we expect people to act consistently from one situation to the …

Can you lead your team to success?

Executives, leaders, and managers are facing tough decisions as we return to work. Newly appointed and seasoned leaders must assess their teams, find the gaps, and fill open positions. Adding to the complexity is the critical task of identifying those who would be better served in a different capacity, often times outside the team or organization. This requires an intricate …

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Cool During Work Conflicts

Whether you’re the CEO or a cubicle dweller, chances are you’ve had a conflict at work. But while some good-natured debate can be a good thing, sometimes these conflicts get overheated fast. Whether you’re in management or not, you’re going to need to know what to do when conflict arises. Add to that the fact that you might be called …

Being Gracious And Diplomatic After Losing An Argument

No one likes to lose an argument, but it is impossible always to be right no matter what you may think. This means, at some point, you will lose an argument. When this happens, it is best if you act graciously so that the argument doesn’t resurface at a later date. Consider The Other Person’s Points Even though you may …

MAJOR BARRIERS TO CRITICAL THINKING

Critical thinking is essential to using your overall experience, background, common sense and other attributes to become more aware of how your efforts for success are being spent.  Critical thinking is a key component to becoming a successful leader and employee.  When you have barriers to the critical thinking process, it can seriously harm your ability to move forward. When …