Leadership

Staying on top of your game as a leader

Staying on top of your game as a leader

Fast as light computers, revised free trade agreements, global competitiveness, a more sophisticated and at times unpredictable workforce and a legion of environmental and human rights activists are just some of the factors that have influenced the corporate world and...
How to be a great boss

How to be a great boss

Over the past 45 years I have worked for numerous bosses as well as myself. Over that period of time I have figured out a few characteristics that go into making a “GREAT” boss. Honesty, integrity, fairness and a sense of morals are givens but, how about some other...
Management is (still) not leadership

Management is (still) not leadership

A few months ago, I decided to attend a management seminar in Toronto in order to “stay on top of my game”. The seminar leader said at the start of the session that she would be using the terms management and leadership interchangeably because they were one in the...
Lessons in leadership

Lessons in leadership

A Look At The Fine Art Of Leadership Through The Eyes Of A Softball Coach Forward I once remember my dad saying to me that, the most important things you learn in life are those things you learn once you thought you knew it all. I never really acknowledged the...
Are leaders really psychopathic?

Are leaders really psychopathic?

So are business leaders really cut from the same psychopathic cloth as psychopaths? Dr. Linda Ferguson, Chair of NLP Canada says; there are an inordinate number of leaders that demonstrate psychopathic tendencies and Dr. Kevin Dutton, (author of The Wisdom of...
The 5 myths about leadership

The 5 myths about leadership

True leadership cannot be assigned, appointed or awarded. The true essence of leadership comes from influence. True influence can be defined as; “how can I get you to do what I need you to do, when you are not obligated to it.” Leaders have struggled with this since...