Beware this decision-making flaw

There’s a pesky little decision-making flaw that we all fall prey to. This insidious decision villain seems to ramp up big-time during any election season, and we’re seeing it run amok now, so this week’s blog is a timely reminder for us all. Since this is a leadership blog, I’m going to focus on how…

Read More

Why The Best Leaders Make Love Their Top Priority

This week I interview Matt Tenney onlove and leadership. In his inspiring TED talk, author and social entrepreneur Matt Tenney cites compelling case studies and research to help you see why making love a higher priority than profit is not only a more noble and fulfilling way to lead, it’s actually the surprising secret of the best leaders.

Read More

3 Simple Steps Leaders Can Take To Improve Their Thinking Skills

When one of the people I respect the most in the leadership world accepts my invitation to do a guest post in The Leader’s Digest, it makes me pretty chuffed.  So this is me, pretty chuffed indeed, introducing this week’s guest author, Tanveer Naseer! Tanveer Naseer is an internationally-acclaimed keynote speaker, award-winning leadership writer, author,…

Read More

How to combat feeling lonely at the top: Four tips for CEOs

“Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.”  – Joseph Roux Being a CEO can be lonely. Nobody tells you this before your first stint at running a company, but having coached a lot of CEOs, I’ve had a front row seat to the ‘lonely at the top’ factor. Sure, you have your board and your executive team to discuss…

Read More

How to return to work – for Jacinda and others

When I had my first baby the first few months flew by in a sleep deprived, wonder filled, I-have-no-idea-what-I’m-doing daze. As the day loomed closer for me to leave my beloved bundle of joy and go back to work, I didn’t give it much thought. Truth be told, I believed this returning to work malarkey…

Read More

Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier: Leadership Author, Researcher and All Round Top Bloke

Since I became an executive coach and leadership blogger, I’ve been inspired by Michael Bungay Stanier. He’s the author of the bestselling book The Coaching Habit and has been featured in numerous publications including Business Insider, Fast Company, Forbes, The Globe & Mail and The Huffington Post. His book, The Coaching Habit, is one of the simplest, yet most effective books on…

Read More