Do you wake up in the morning, check your phone (first mistake), then feel your energy tank as you see the number of new unread messages? Looks like it will be another double-cappuccino morning starter. A few months ago I hired a coach to help me improve my personal effectiveness and we began with a
There’s no ‘I’ in team is a phrase I’ve hated for a long time. It’s ridiculous! Of course there are individuals in every team! And they don’t automatically shelve their aspirations and motivations just to serve the greater good. No, sir. We live in the real world. Our organizations and the people that work within
I’ve had many great opportunities to deliver presentations over the course of my experience. From IBM to PSAC, I’ve enjoyed the eager attention of many people who want to learn. But there’s always a challenge in producing each one, to keep them fresh and interesting. Tomorrow I’m delivering a brand new speech entitled “Putting the
“This is the stupidest idea I’ve ever heard.” We had just announced a critical shift in the way projects are catalogued. For years the business had been applying a numbering system that included year, cost center, project type and other critical information. With a glance at that number, documents could be quickly filed and invoices
This book is the author’s personal view on what it takes to effect change as a leader. As such, there is little on the way of research or reflection on what others have done in the domain. However, the author is clearly good at what he does – he has a number of helpful insights.