Kevin Cashman

Your Leadership Style and Its Impact

Stress impacts everyone in one way or another.  Some people withdraw while others lash out in frustration and anxiety.  As a leader, every decision, action and behavior you make impacts your direct reports, your teams or your organization as a whole.  Unfortunately during difficult times you can’t just hide, waiting…

What is “Leadership” to you?

This is a question that I will ask students when I start teaching the Leadership in Complex Environments course at UBC Okanagan this coming academic year. My goal is to have the 4th year Faculty of Management students think about, reflect on, and research this question. In doing so my…

Building Personal Capacity – Finding the Blind Spots

The past several weeks have been both challenging and inspiring; a real learning experience. I am currently enrolled in the Certified Executive Coaching program at Royal Roads University. One exercise we have been put through is designed to help us become more self-aware, focusing on ‘Personal Mastery’ (Senge, 2006, Cashman,…