Category: Leaders

January 12, 2023

13 Best Communication Courses 2023

13 Best Communication Courses 2023 Strong interpersonal communication is the heartbeat of any professional setting. From business writing to meetings, how you present or communicate with your team is integral to effective management.  If you’re looking to strengthen your own communication skills, taking a communication […]

January 11, 2023

Five Trends We Expect To Impact 2023’s Employment Sector

Five Trends We Expect To Impact 2023’s Employment Sector Americans have begun to see the emergence of a new post-pandemic workplace culture. Employers are looking to quickly adjust to this new employment landscape and determine what new challenges they may face. Here are the five […]

January 9, 2023

Office Snacks: Alex Link

Office Snacks: Alex Link In our Office Snacks series we interview members of our community to delve into their varied buffets of experience and come away with juicy insights and ideas. Join us in our next instalment below as Alex Link—Lead Director, HRBP at CVS […]

January 9, 2023

Navigating Through Adversity In 2023

Navigating Through Adversity In 2023 As lead author of the book, The Secret Sauce for Leading Transformational Change (2022), one thing I have learned is that while people hate change, they hate failure even more. If you think the past couple of years has been […]

January 5, 2023

How To Build Emotional Intelligence And Be A Better Leader

How To Build Emotional Intelligence And Be A Better Leader When you think of the best leader you have worked with, what adjectives come to mind? For me, I think of those leaders who helped me grow at pivotal moments in my career, and who […]

January 5, 2023

5 Methods To Help You Deal With Difficult Team Members

5 Methods To Help You Deal With Difficult Team Members We’ve all had them.  The difficult employees. The teammates that drive you nuts. The ones that make your heart sink every time you have to deal with them. In my own personal Hall of Difficult […]

January 4, 2023

How To Fire Someone The Right Way: 10 Must-Do’s

How To Fire Someone The Right Way: 10 Must-Do’s In the opening scene of one of my favourite movies, “Margin Call”, Stanley Tucci’s character is unceremoniously fired from his investment banking job of 20 years. The news is delivered quickly and unemotionally. The poker-faced executives […]

January 4, 2023

How To Identify And Develop High-Potential Talent In Your Organization

How To Identify And Develop High-Potential Talent In Your Organization As people leaders, we often think the world of our teams, and rightfully so. After all, we get to hand-pick our talent and select the highest-performing individuals to join our teams.  These are colleagues we […]

December 23, 2022

6 Reasons To Invest In Employee Development 

6 Reasons To Invest In Employee Development  Why should you invest in employee development? Think about it like this: Imagine you have two friendships: in one, your friend frequently checks in with you to see how you’re feeling, provides help and support, and even introduces […]

December 19, 2022

Top 10 HR Conferences To Learn and Connect 2023

Top 10 HR Conferences To Learn and Connect 2023 Looking for HR conferences to attend next year? Look no further… we’ve compiled a list of the best upcoming conferences that we think are a MUST attend for the year 2023.  See below for conference information, […]

December 12, 2022

What is Strategic Planning and How to Do it Right in 5 Key Steps

What is Strategic Planning and How to Do it Right in 5 Key Steps The strategic planning process is a bit like charting a course across the ocean before leaving port. Though you’ll surely encounter surprises once you embark, your strategy map will help you […]

December 12, 2022

How Leaders Should Handle Public Criticism

How Leaders Should Handle Public Criticism A few years ago, a client of mine, Dennis,* the CEO of a financial services institution, walked into his executive team meeting and declared, “Anyone else have any darts they want to throw? I seem to be the dartboard […]