Personal development

The Little Things That Build Credibility

The Little Things That Build Credibility Building on my recent video blog post about Trust and Credibility (https://johnkwhitehead.ca/getting-to-trust/), in this weeks edition I tell the story of an interaction I observed with one of my clients and one of his direct reports. Sometimes it is just the little things that…

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…