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Running Effective Meetings is A Critical Leadership Skill

Last year I attended a leadership session at my work to grow leadership capacity in the face of the grey wave sweeping our organization.   Admittedly, I’m a leadership geek. It’s grabbed by attention since before I ought to have cared. … Continue reading

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Travel Prep. For Really, Really, Smart People – Part 1 of X

Wait for it – Coming soon. I published when I wanted to safe a draft to those handful of truly awesome people that have made the choice to subscribe to my little corner of the net. It will be about … Continue reading

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Awesome Questions Useful for a Published or Live Interview

Prince George Citizen Questions: 1. Book currently on your night stand (or open on your e-reader)? 2. Three things you’d take with you if you were marooned on an island? 3. Go-to song to lift your spirits? 4. Favourite movie/TV show? … Continue reading

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The Art of Performance Reviews

This week I participated in three performance reviews with 3 out 5 of my staff.  They made for a jam-packed and splendid week of learning. Before I continue, a little context. Last June, I was asked to supervise my work … Continue reading

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One of the Best Decisions of My Life

I commonly use this phrase when I talk about a very big part of my life – Toastmasters.  I say this because of the tremendous learning and personal development that have come to me by taking a turn down this … Continue reading

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Full of Sound and Fury – Signifying Nothing?

That famous Shakespearian phrase represents what many feel that buzzwords, corporate jargon, business lexicon have become.  Social media and the Internet are chock-full of hateful comments about these words and phrases.  Exhibit A, enjoy this amusing rant on “going forward.”  There … Continue reading

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6 Great Tips To Share an Idea

This week I was asked if I’ve ever been a salesman.  I answered, “Of course, very few of us have careers where we don’t sell something.” You don’t need to pedal used cars to be a salesperson. We live in … Continue reading

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