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Coffee Talk: The Link Between Leadership & Process Improvement

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If you've ever tried to instill a culture of process improvement in an organization, then you know it is not an easy task. There are cultural and leadership issues that need to be addressed even...

Are You a Great Coach in the Office?

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Have you heard about the concept of being a coach at work and wondered a) what does it mean, and/or b) why the fuss?

5 of the Most Common Mistakes Candidates Make When Working With a Recruiter

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Searching for a job is never easy. The process requires strategy, patience and a whole lot of attention to detail.

Who Will You Be In a Year?

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” This bit of wisdom from Yogi Berra seems obvious, but it contains a great truth. Unless we have purpose and direction – unless...

Strategy Lessons From Steve Jobs

Strategy is the lighthouse of leadership; it is it’s most visible part as well as the most important ingredient that helps from crashing on the shore of competition.

Resilience: The Must-Have Strength For Entrepreneurs

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is never a straight line. There are lots of ups and downs along the way.

4 Tips to Succeed at the Negotiating Table

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There’s a common perception that women may be at a disadvantage in financial negotiations, but new evidence suggests that women can actually be better suited to this arena than men.

How To Make Your Winding Career Path Look Good To Employers

I’ve always adapted my work to my life instead of the other way around. As a lifelong learner with a desire to experience new things, my interest in many different areas has guided me from job to job.

5 Keys to Instilling Confidence in Female Employees

I’ve been a "chief motivator for women” for most of my life. From helping to raise my sister to running a company of predominantly female employees, I've learned that confident women are powerhouses.

Two Great Tips for Developing Future Managers

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Recently I taught a two-day course on behalf of the Centre for Leadership and Learning in the Ontario Public Service (OPS). It's called "Management Essentials," and here are two main takeaways.

Are You In It To Win or In It Not To Lose? The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

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One of my clients said it best, “I can benchmark myself against existing strategy and sure I’ll do well, or I can create strategy and then break existing paradigms.”

Debunking Myths about Women-Led Businesses

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Data reveals interesting facts about how women’s mindsets control our destiny more than we know, and how it is our responsibility to pick out chairs in the board rooms and hire the next generation.