personal development

Finding the Time

This past week I was facilitating two days of leadership development to 13 leaders in a non-profit organization when the question of time came up. How do we find the time to get done what needs to get done and still have time to do “leadership” stuff? This week’s video…

Taking a Chance on Coaching – Video Case Study

Derek Hodgins is the CEO of High Roller Games, a local games company based in Kelowna BC. They specialize in making custom games for big brands like Trailer Park Boys, Vikings and Bob Marley. Derek states that it was always a dream job to be able to go ahead and…

Credibility + Vision = ????

Research has shown that people consistently select four characteristics to describe the leaders they would choose to follow. They are: Honesty. Inspiring. Competent and Forward-Looking (Kouzes & Posner, 2012). These four characteristics that followers expect of leaders add up to what communications experts freer to as source credibility (Berlo, Lemert…

What is Leadership Pt II?

  So I continue with this weeks video blog where I left off last week, with some additional thoughts on what leadership is. I focus on how increasing your self-awareness as a key step to recognizing your own leadership style, understanding your values and building a vision… then go from…

How Do We Become Self-Aware

Last week a LinkedIn friend, Aly B Moreno wrote an incredibly insightful article called Sustainable Growth through HBD a most required Paradigm. I will leave you to follow the link and read it. In his article, Aly askes a number of very interesting questions around human development and it got…