For anyone who is now working in their first-ever management role, you know things can be tough. No doubt you have already made a few mistakes (at least YOU think they are). Well if you haven’t done these 5 things, your management career is well on its way to a successful run. 1. Dropping the […]
This is a recent post by a good friend and fellow coach, Mike Lejeune. Mike is a senior HR professional who has coached and mentored hundreds of key officers across a wide variety of industries. He hosts his own blog called “Simple Leadership“. Here is his post.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your own success? Surprisingly, achieving too much can actually become a burden rather than a blessing. In the pursuit of success, we often set high goals for ourselves and work tirelessly to achieve them. However, once we accomplish these goals, we may find ourselves feeling unsatisfied or constantly chasing […]
In today’s fast-paced world, success seems to be defined by constant motion and achievement. But have you ever stopped to question whether the actions you’re taking are purposeful or simply keeping you busy? In this article, we delve into the importance of moving with intent and how it can lead to true success in various […]
As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re always trying to stay ahead of the curve and outperform your competition. One of the best ways to achieve this is through a strategic plan. A well-constructed strategic plan can define your business’s goals and provide a roadmap to help you achieve your objectives. However, not all […]
There’s a popular business analysis tool known as S.W.O.T. It provides a method for looking at strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. SWOT reviews are done for business issues of all kinds like competition, market position, product design, sales, and technology. As applied to a business, you can see the merit of doing this review periodically. […]
Operating outside of your comfort zone is like stepping into uncharted territory. It requires taking risks, facing uncertainty, and pushing yourself beyond your limits. While it may seem daunting, operating out of your comfort zone can lead to personal growth, new opportunities, and a sense of achievement. We all face moments in our lives when […]
There are only so many hours in the day. You can’t store it, nor can you borrow more for later. Only you can decide what you spend your time on. Naturally, you’ll want to spend your time on things that add value to your life. But with life being so busy in these modern times, […]
It’s no coincidence that the word ‘change’ fits into the word ‘challenge’. Change is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be stressful or unpredictable. We all face changes in our lives. Whether on a personal level or at work, change is inevitable. By taking a deeper dive into the dynamics of the human change process, […]
New managers often struggle with old relationships at work. I was doing a consulting assignment at a large international engineering firm. I was leading a group of first time managers through a Manager’s 101 program (not the name of it, but you get the idea).