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Creating healthier responses to mistakes: 3 strategies for new leaders.

Leaders, whether tenured or new, will always struggle with the concept of what the appropriate action and response is when someone on their team makes a mistake. Making mistakes never feels good. But even worse than that, is maybe having to be responsible for another’s mistakes. I can understand the feelings and responses that arise …

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Positive leadership: using positivity to improve the health & happiness of your team

Happiness creates space for creativity, productivity, and innovation at work. Creating happier work environments is a goal that leaders should spend more time trying to craft, now more than ever. One way that Leaders can elevate the happiness quotient in their teams is by being more positive and more mindful about delivering praise. This cultivates …

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Leadership Foundations: EQ, IQ, and you.

What is emotional intelligence and why does it matter to workplace performance? Considering “thriving employees are twice as likely to work for an organization that effectively balances EQ and IQ” – it’s important you know. This‌ ‌year,‌ ‌Mercer‌ ‌reported‌ ‌that‌ ‌“thriving‌ ‌employees‌ ‌are‌ ‌twice‌ ‌as‌ ‌likely‌ ‌to‌ ‌work‌ ‌for‌ ‌an‌ ‌organization‌ ‌that‌ ‌effectively‌ ‌balances‌ ‌EQ‌ …

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Breaking down difficult conversations: giving constructive feedback

One of the toughest things that I’ve personally seen leaders (myself included) struggle with at the start of their leadership journey, is having difficult conversations with the people they work with. It’s uncomfortable, often times getting pushed aside or avoided as much as possible, because it’s built up as being an overall unpleasant experience. I …

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Re-establishing a new relationship with the dreaded word: Failure

[To watch the video, click here.] You’ve probably heard a million times, “fail fast”, “fail forward”, “fail in order to learn”, right?   The interesting thing is that although this is a really popular notion, whenever I’ve worked with teams, this is still a very difficult concept for people to embrace – especially so if they’re …

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“Reduce my Work in Progress??” Yep – it’s the key to getting more things done!

[To watch the video, click here.] Let’s talk about something that I see over and over again in businesses: teams who are really struggling with the amount of work that they have on their plates. Now as a people leader, one of the many responsibilities that you have is to really champion your team and …

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What is Kanban?

[To watch the video, click here.] As a team leader, ask yourself these two questions: 1) “Do I have a very accurate understanding of all of the things that my team is currently working on and is responsible for delivering?” 2) “Do the different members of my team have a very accurate understanding of what …

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