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The Foundation of a High Performance Organization

While watching a sporting event I was reminded of just how crucial it is to continuously improve upon fundamentals. Teams who are successful never underestimate their competition irregardless of their tenure, reputation or past performance. Interestingly this very same rule applies in business. Regardless of the longevity of your business or the tenure of your… Read More…

Avoiding the Team Performance Dilemma

My wife, boys, and I moved last year to a home in a more rural area, preferring the scents of fresh air over those of car exhaust. Although we’ve been in our home for over six months now, the disappearance of snow on our lawn has shed light on just how much work is left… Read More…

Instill a Culture of Innovation

During a recent talk at the Project Management Institute’s annual conference we discussed incorporating innovation into managing projects and project teams. We spent time speaking of how to transition from idealizing to creating valuable outcomes, engaging others to instill a culture of innovation. Innovation does not just arise from creative ideas. Click To Tweet A… Read More…

Why Rash Decisions Diminish Your Strength As A Leader

Recently I had the pleasure of joining my two sons for a skate on the ice at our local arena. As much as I love this time together, it has become apparent that my eight year old, currently in his second year of hockey (yes we are Canadian!), can skate just as well, if not… Read More…

How Talent and Relevance Are Business Growth Differentiators

What are the key differentiators between a company that grows and one that dies? In this episode of Growth Inspired Lee Caraher shares her personal experiences in growing multiple companies, outlining what she believes are the three key areas to consider when trying to grow a company today. Talent is a key driver…be in a… Read More…

Successful Changes are a Result of Engaged Employees

It’s ludicrous to think that employees are unable to adapt to change. As individuals we are familiar and quite comfortable in change, just consider our adaptation and integration of more recent dramatic changes such as live streaming videos and music; cars that self park; and our obsession with connecting through social media. As a society… Read More…