Soft Skills

Leadership Vlog Post 191017 – Why Soft Skills?

Having the technical skills and knowledge to successfully execute our job duties is only one part of being the best we can be in the workplace. In addition to these “hard” skills, we also need “soft” skills. As I stated above, Soft Skills are those skills that allow us to…

What Is Your Challenge This Week?

What is your challenge today? This week? Next month? How can you resolve it? By when? What do you need to accomplish this? This week’s Vlog post explores these questions…. Want to know more? reach out to me by email at john@johnkwhitehead.ca or schedule a call —>>>>>

Making Connections: The Importance of Networking

I believe the most important commitment I made was to network. I’m convinced that this one thing has been the primary reason for my success to date. I had no real connections when I started in the fall of 2014. My previous role did not provide me with a ready-made…

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate: The when’s & how’s

This week I discuss how and when we communicate with our direct reports and others. Keeping open communication and letting others know you are accessible is one of the keys to being a good leader. So, what are some of the things we can do to make this happen? John…