Change - Implementing changes like strategic plans & innovation

26 August 2013

Your attitude determines your destiny

26 August 2013, Comments: 0

I heard Josh Dueck speak about the challenges he had experienced in his life. A skiing accident changed him from a competitive free skier […]


17 June 2013

Where to spend valuable time during change

17 June 2013, Comments: 0

“Change is a threat when done TO people, but an opportunity when done BY them. Choice and voice reduce resistance” says Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard business […]


29 April 2013

The End of Normal

29 April 2013, Comments: 0

University of Waterloo economics professor Larry Smith said “when this recession is over, we’re not going back to normal. This is the recession that […]


25 March 2013

Servant Leader – You’ve heard the term but what does it mean?

25 March 2013, Comments: 0

A servant leader is both a leader and a follower. They share their power – letting the team make decisions until the leader feels […]


11 March 2013

Where to start

11 March 2013, Comments: 0

You are leader with a new team – either because you have just moved into the position or there have been changes in the […]


4 February 2013

Do you need Olympian effort?

4 February 2013, Comments: 0

In an article about Leadership and the Olympics, author Corey Olynik states “Success, even participation, in the Olympics is about focus, practice, self-sacrifice and […]


14 January 2013

Feel like you are riding a roller coaster of change?

14 January 2013, Comments: 0

Are you experiencing the Rollercoaster of Change? Here are some ideas to survive change: – Get clarity on the possible futures – Prepare yourself to […]


12 November 2012

Stages of change

12 November 2012, Comments: 0

The Five Stages of Grief is the basis for many change models. This model, developed by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, includes denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. In no […]


29 October 2012

Marathon effect

29 October 2012, Comments: 0

During organizational change I remind the leadership team of the “marathon effect.” During large races the fast runners start the race first and often […]


22 October 2012

Resistance = wasted efforts

22 October 2012, Comments: 0

People resist change. It is natural and normal. Team members resist change for many reasons. An effective leader would ensure their team understands the […]