Lead Like Siri

Lead Like Siri

Lead like Siri.Siri isn’t just a voice, she is an inspiring leader. Siri is patient Siri is funny Siri is present yet not overbearing Siri provides direction Siri challenges the quality of your questions. When asked how to get somewhere, she provides options of how to...
Managing Weaknesses

Managing Weaknesses

Gallup defines weakness as “anything that gets in the way of your success. In a strengths-based approach, a weakness is a shortage or misapplication of talent, skill or knowledge that causes problems for you or others”. This may be your dominant...
Why Leaders need to create safe spaces

Why Leaders need to create safe spaces

​Whether a leader has a team in one location or many, if team members are working in an office, on a site or from home, it is essential in every leader’s role to create a culture where people feel safe. Especially in these challenging times! In his article...
The personal impact of knowing my Strengths

The personal impact of knowing my Strengths

My introduction to Strengths​In early 2012, I received the New York Times best-selling book, StrengthsFinder® 2.0 and completed my online strengths assessment. At this point I had no idea what it would open me up to and how it would lead me to a passion for strengths....
Being more effective by doing less

Being more effective by doing less

When you think about the role of leaders, there are a broad range of responsibilities, providing technical guidance/expertise and activities that leaders need to do. Unfortunately, the response of “busy” is all too common when asking leaders how they are. Often...
Leadership – How you show up

Leadership – How you show up

I love going to rock concerts. I love the energy in the venue (or on the side of a grassy hill at a vineyard) and experiencing my favourite bands perform their songs live. I also love being surprised when a band improvises and interprets one of their songs (or another...