Posts Tagged: development

Remote Work is Here to Stay

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The inevitable has happened: we blinked and are almost in our third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mass introduction of remote working in many companies across the globe seems to be here to stay. Whether you prefer to have your employees in the office, at home or a hybrid mixture of the two,… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: Walking Meetings

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It’s been a while since I had my last “walk-about-coaching” session with a client. Downtown Toronto being muggy and full of construction was not the loveliest backdrop for a meeting, however, it was fantastic to engage in a conversation whilst taking a stroll. Yes, there are significant benefits to walking meetings! Research shows that aside… Read more »

The Great Reality

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It is not called the “Great Resignation” anymore. It is called “Reality”. When the trend of the “Great Resignation” was acknowledged a year ago, many of our clients saw this as a reaction to the pandemic, a fad that would fade away within a few months. Now, a year later, we have to come to… Read more »

Empathy 101: Why Should Leaders or Anyone Care? – A Guest Blog by Patrizia Rothenberger

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With conversations on burnout and employee retention top of mind for many leaders, we wanted to share with you a piece by our dear friend, Patrizia Rothenberger, on the importance and impact of empathy. In this article, Pat beautifully explains this key component of our daily interactions and, even more importantly, highlights how to “do”… Read more »

Welcoming the New Year

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January 4th, 2019. Our first week in the office. A perfect time to be grateful for what 2018 brought to our lives and reflect on what is coming in 2019. 2018 was a testimonial to the fact that we do live in the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. You see it practically everywhere… Read more »

Critical Thinking and Potential for Development

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When assessing potential, our clients often ask us “How quickly can the individual grow into the role?”, or “Can this competency be easily developed?”, and my response usually highlights that it depends on how committed the leader is to changing current behaviours and developing new ones. While I still wholeheartedly agree with this statement, I… Read more »

PwC 19th Annual Global CEO Survey

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PwC has recently published their 19th Annual Global CEO Survey. We are grateful to have obtained permission from PwC to share it with you. Especially since the results are fascinating! Just a preview… CEOs today are less confident about global economic and business growth prospects in these uncertain times. Only 35% of the surveyed Executives… Read more »

Climbing Your Next Mountain

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Entering into the as-yet-unsullied space of a new year, we are surrounded by invitations to set goals, start new ventures, make big changes and generally transform our lives. Which all sounds great, until about the middle of January at which point we realize that we haven’t set ourselves up for success, and we’ve lapsed back… Read more »