How to Offer Growth Opportunities

Growth is important to our careers and in working with our teams. Encouraging people’s development will ultimately improve your innovation and thinking of new solutions.

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How To Do a “Year in Review”

doing a ‘year in review’ is an invaluable resource for the future. Take the time to review key events that you experienced in 2016. Here's some steps.

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Does Your Team Have Esprit de Corps?

  “Esprit de Corps (definition) a sense of unity and of common interests and responsibilities, as developed among a group of persons closely associated in a task, cause, enterprise, etc.” Dictionary.com   As a teen, I was a member of Air Cadets. One of the things we worked towards was having Esprit de Corps – in my memory, I would suggest it was about the pride of the squadron. I also remember feeling that we were winners when we had it! I’ve been thinking about the overlap between Esprit de Corps and motivated teams and...

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Success Planning … 101

“Nobody becomes highly successful by accident. Intentional growth is the key.”

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The Power of Transparency

Transparency is desired by employees and feared by management. There is a belief that being vulnerable, stating our goals or challenges to others will result in embarrassment or lack of respect from employees. The opposite is actually true. Why do we say that goals are important to write down? It’s simple – if we fail to document our goals we tend to lose sight of them. The same is true for transparency. Recently I attended an event where David Scott-Thomas of the Speed River Track and Field Club spoke and was impressed by how he used...

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