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Middle Leaders in the Trust Gap: Are You the Bridge They Need?

Middle managers are the heart of your organization, and they play a key role in juggling the ambitious expectations of C-suite executives and the vital needs of their teams for motivation and inspiration. These leaders are at a crossroads, where the challenge of...

Case Study: Building Trust with a Multi-Generational Workforce

We know that trust within an organization is not just nice to have; it's the very foundation upon which successful cultures are built. Trust is the invisible thread that binds an organization, enabling teams to navigate challenges and thrive in times of opportunity....

Conversation about Management Styles (What Makes a Good Boss)

What does a good manager look like? We’ve all had one. They inspire trust, passion, and good work. I was talking with my friend Terra about her experience with a good boss and the small things he did to make her feel appreciated and included, which skyrocketed her...

Assess Your Humility Level (part 4 of 5)

Many leaders still believe workplace humility is a detriment, not an advantage. Authority, power and even intimidation are best to run organizations and achieve results. Perhaps this is based on a misunderstanding of true humility: a desire to serve and dedication to...

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Dealing with Disappointment

How are you dealing with disappointment? Leading in today’s competitive business market requires thinking and reaching beyond the norm. It requires leaders that give and gather the best: intellect, passion and commitment. Leaders know that they can’t achieve desired...

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The Causes of Workplace Related Mental Illness

Is your organization causing workplace related mental illness? You might be surprised by the answer. I recently read a report published by the UK Government about mental health conditions, work and the workplace. According to researchers they commissioned, the most...

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Build a Strong Culture: Provide Safety (Part 5 of 5)

All humans want to feel safe. They need to feel they belong, are cared for and valued at work. Leaders who provide purpose and a trusting environment are in the best position to offer a sense of safety. People feel safe when they can trust their relationships without...

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Build a Strong Culture: Train to Trust (Part 4 of 5)

A strong culture depends on an environment of trust, where people can count on each other, take risks together and benefit from the resulting successes. Leaders who inspire authenticity entice people to step out of their comfort zones and enjoy the spirit of...

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The Perils of Perfectionism

Employees generally agree that leaders with a passion for excellence, quality and accomplishment benefit their organizations. These qualities place leaders at the top of their fields. No one faults managers who give their all and make sacrifices, but too much of a...

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Building a Culture of Gratitude

Since all leaders mold their culture one way or another, a grateful leader influences their people in ways that demonstrate the benefits of thankfulness.  People see the difference and they like it, wanting more of it.  Work life becomes more enjoyable and rewarding....

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The Benefits of Vulnerability

The traditional definition of vulnerability is to be capable of, or susceptible to being wounded or hurt; being open to moral attack, criticism, temptation, etc. Most people in business understand these definitions and avoid vulnerability at all costs. Nowhere does...

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More Trust = More Profitability

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Behaviours that Build Trust

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Engagement Surveys Lead to Mediocre Outcomes

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The Evolution of High-Performance Teams

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Leaders are Responsible for Psychological Safety

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