Leadership Strategy

How to Get Buy-In and Create Consensus

Picture yourself as a manager in an organization. Your department is set to undergo a large restructure which will not only change the individuals on your team, but also the scope of work and responsibility. Your Director mentioned the restructure a few months ago and today informed you of their strategy that they are now… read more

How to be an Innovative Thinker

The only thing constant is change. In today’s fast-paced world, it is essential to be one step ahead of the competition to remain relevant and in the game.  According to McKinsey, 80% of executives think their current business models are at risk to be disrupted in the near future.  How do you overcome disruption? Innovation.… read more

Book Review: Return on Courage

Taken from Amazon: Unlock Courage What do an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, the co-founder of Method, the former VP of communications at Apple, and the president of Domino’s all have in common? Ryan Berman spent three years shadowing the most courageous people and leaders on the planet to find out what they have done to… read more

How to Succeed in Change Management

In today’s world, change management is an essential part of business. Globalization and advancements in technology have created a fast-paced, “eat or be eaten” business environment where change is required to survive. In the words of Peter Drucker, “The greatest danger in times of turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” Think about… read more

5 Common Negotiation Mistakes

What comes to mind when you hear the word negotiation? For many, it is salary or business deals. But negotiation is much broader than that. You can negotiate the cost of a car or home, insurance rates, goods and services, and the list goes on. To recognize that everything is negotiable is the foundation of… read more

Book Review – Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

Taken from Amazon.com: Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things. In… read more

Improve Team Performance By Implementing Proven Leadership Strategies

  If every organization is different, how can you expect to practice the same leadership strategies as the rest? Despite inevitable differences, all leaders possess common, essential responsibilities: influence, engage and encourage others. The language of leadership is universal, and virtually every organization will execute it in its own way. Although, personalization is vital in… read more

Developing Business Acumen

If you were given two minutes to describe your business vision, obstacles, strategy, and financial position, could you do it? Many people can but how well they do it likely depends on how developed their business acumen is. Business acumen is your ability to understand how your business operates, generates revenue, and creates current and… read more