Loss – a timely reminder about difficult transitions

Loss – a timely reminder about difficult transitions

This month I had planned to write about routine and structure and all the things that September brings us. I was probably going to write about the transition we find ourselves in at this time of year. Nature reflects many lessons to us, and the beginning of Autumn...
The day the kids taught us a thing or two

The day the kids taught us a thing or two

Over the past month, I have been privileged to work with several young people in one way or another. Youths can get a bad rap, whether it is on the local community Facebook page (yes, Pam we know YOU didn’t hang around the co-op in your day) or in conversation...
How to Create a Powerful Connection Culture in your Team

How to Create a Powerful Connection Culture in your Team

Connection became a big thing when the pandemic hit. Only it didn’t really.   The chimes of ‘let’s stay connected as a team’ could be heard across the land. Then came the multiple channels of communication. Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp,...
No-nonsense Guide to Accountability

No-nonsense Guide to Accountability

What does the word ‘accountability’ conjure up for you? Does it prompt you to spread your peacock tail and step up to the plate? Or does it send you into an internal spin and trigger a child-like response that feels like you will be told...
High Performing Teams

High Performing Teams

You’re ambitious and keen to prove yourself. You have delivered in your roles – consistently. You are now ready to show what you’re capable of and lead a team to do the same. Maybe you are a seasoned people manager and have been crying out for some...
5 ways to ease the workload pressure

5 ways to ease the workload pressure

I have said it before, and I’ll say it again.  Or rather, I have quoted him before, and I will quote him again. Patrick Lencioni, author of 5 Dysfunctions of a team, says “If everything is important, then nothing is important.” It’s one of...

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