Fostering Critical Thinking

Imagine a work environment where: Employees at all levels feel safe enough to bring new ideas to discussions. Where strategies are co-created and implemented through the work of cross functional teams. Where positive results are felt throughout the organization in employee engagement, quality teamwork and increased profits. As leaders you understand the benefits of communication.   […]

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Coaches Come in All Sizes

I suspect many of you can relate to this particular story.  I was playing a game on my computer and kept missing one step that would put me back to the beginning and my exasperation was heard by my grandson who was sitting beside me playing a much more challenging game.   Have you ever experienced […]

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Accountability by Design – Not By Chance

In ethics and governance, accountability is answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. In leadership roles, accountability is the acknowledgment and assumption of responsibility for actions, products, decisions, ad policies including the administration, governance, and implementation within the scope of the role or employment position and encompassing the obligation to report, explain and be […]

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To Mentor or Coach: That is the Question

The best leader I ever worked for was a gentleman by the name of Aubrey Liddiard at Mid-West Paper and he has been my ‘role model’ over the past thirty some years. If ever I am not sure of what to do as a leader, I ask myself ‘What would Aubrey do?’ He definitely had […]

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