leadership coaching | Valerie MacLeod

28 November 2018

Staying Relevant in a Changing World

28 November 2018, Comments: 0

  This morning I talked with a CEO about organizations and vision. We discussed that different leaders are needed at different times in the […]


17 October 2018

The real reason you should improve teamwork

17 October 2018, Comments: 0

  There are many reasons why teamwork is important: Generate new ideas – Teams working together generate more new ideas than the same number […]


19 September 2018

If nothing gets implemented why bother planning?

19 September 2018, Comments: 0

  I hear that often strategic plans are created but never implemented. I’m sure you’ve heard this statistic before but over 75% of planned […]


5 September 2018

Strategic planning without leadership doesn’t work

5 September 2018, Comments: 0

  Many people I know would rather see the dentist than do planning. Are you one of those? I must admit that I used […]


23 May 2018

Malcolm Gladwell advises writers to use systems thinking

23 May 2018, Comments: 0

  “One of the mistakes that writers make is spending a lot of time thinking how to start their stories and not a lot […]


14 March 2018

10 Tips for Great Conversations

14 March 2018, Comments: 0

  Always in a hurry, but you want to communicate better? Celeste Headlee gives a great TED talk about how to have a better […]


28 February 2018

5 Keys to Effective Communication

28 February 2018, Comments: 0

  Do you ever wonder why your staff didn’t “get the message”? Communication is not easy. There are 5 keys to successful communication – […]


21 February 2018

Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist

21 February 2018, Comments: 0

  I should start a 12-step program for perfectionists. I have met many in my career. Perfectionists are afraid of taking action because they […]


10 January 2018

Tomatoes and Productivity

10 January 2018, Comments: 0

  I am easily distracted. Squirrel! I decided to try a simple productivity tool called “The Pomodoro Technique.” It is called this because the […]


29 December 2017

Gratitude

29 December 2017, Comments: 0

  According to the Harvard Medical School, “In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel […]


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