personal development

Putting “What You Control” into Context

In this week’s video blog post I describe how a medical issue I have been dealing with provides me with some thinking on the ongoing conversation I have been having on “What We Can Control and What We Can’t Control”.  Often in my work as an Executive Coach, the leadership…

Stress: Becoming Aware

This week’s video blog focuses on stress, not so much how we handle it, but that stress is something that can be good or bad. I use the Social Style model by Tracom as my starting point and refer viewers to previous posts at:   https://johnkwhitehead.ca/eagles-driving-force-style-behaviour/ https://johnkwhitehead.ca/owl-making-decisions/ https://johnkwhitehead.ca/relationships-amiable-style/ https://johnkwhitehead.ca/peacock-expresive-social-style/ https://johnkwhitehead.ca/birds-flock-together-social-styles-putting-together/…

What is Your “WHY”

  Simon Sinek’s great video presentation has resonated for me for several years. Most people have watched, if you haven’t I would recommend you take some time to do so at: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action In this week’s video I explore the question that Simon brings forth for me and what it could…

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…