The Best Ideas Can Be Found Within The Walls Of Your Business

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…

The CEOs Power Play

Is Retirement Still an Option?

First off, I’m not a financial planner so don’t construe these ideas as financial advice or counsel. What I wanted to do on this episode of the CEOs Power Play is share the ideas and practices that I have used and learned from various CEOs and Executives who have either retired or were preparing for… Read More…

Why No One Likes Taking One for the Team

Watching my boys play hockey every week reminds me of something that used to really bug me as a participant in team sports. I called it, “taking one for the team.” Typically, if the team loses a game or has a bad play, the coach will pull the team aside and give them a verbal… Read More…

Is Your Vision Statement Outdated?

I’ve noticed an alarming trend in the past couple years while assisting clients in formulating their strategy… There is an increasing desire to avoid “touching” the Vision and Mission statement during a strategy session, in favor of focusing on key objectives to move the business forward. When I’ve asked why, the answer I receive typically… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

Are You Paying Attention?

A study conducted by Microsoft demonstrates the continuing degradation technology is having on our attention span. If you are like many of the CEOs or Executives that I coach and advise, you are constantly inundated with emails, phone calls and text messages, all that serve a purpose of consuming our time through various distractions. These… Read More…

Is Your Employee A DUD?

In my travels across North America working with teams in manufacturing, distribution, insurance, not-for-profit and even health care, invariably in every successful team there exists one or two people who fail to commit. You likely know who I’m talking about. It’s the employees who constantly complain but do nothing to help the situation; it’s those… Read More…

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