Leadership Coaching

A Lesson from Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield – Leading the Way

One of the better books ostensibly about leadership I have read is Chris Hadfield’s An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth (Random House, 2013). I didn’t start in on it with the expectation that it would enhance my own leadership, but as I often do during “down times,” I picked it up…

Adding A to DEI

Adding accessibility to the DEI conversation – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion should automatically include accessibility shouldn’t it. How accessible is the space you have in your business? What about when you hold activities at your business, think of pizza days… do you think about food allergies, dietary options? What about…

What is Psychological Safety?

Is it the new buzzword? The latest and greatest leadership epiphany? Or a rehash of a previous thought and/or idea? Maybe a bit of both? Whatever it is, it doesn’t diminish the real importance of the ideas and philosophy behind the message. Leadership has been on a continued journey of…

Expectations & Intentions: Why spending more time on WHY is important

For those of you who are familiar with Simon Sinek’s “Golden Circle” and “WHY” video https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en you will know where I am going with this. In this week’s video I equate Sinek’s WHY to leaders who spend way too much time on Expectations vs. Intentions… #Leadership, #Leadershipdevelopment, #leadershipcoaching John K…

What are Soft Skills?

  What are Soft Skills? Soft skills are those things which help us interact with others much easier. “Soft” because it’s to compare them against “hard” skills or technical skills.  In this week’s Vlog post I talk about what Soft Skills mean to me…. from a previously posted vlog post…