Moving Motivators from Management 3.0

Steffan explains moving motivators (part 1 of 3)

Moving Motivators is a game we teach as part of the Management 3.0 course that we offer through Pyxis Cultures in English as well as in French. The video below is the first in a three-part series explaining how to...

/ June 21, 2017
Co-creative leaders are a voice among many

Co-creative leaders are a voice among many in the conversation

A few years ago, I was delivering a presentation at a local user group meeting. During the question and answer period, I went off on a little rant on leadership challenges I see in at clients.   That rant spawned...

/ June 16, 2017
What is co-creative leadership?

What is co-creative leadership?

A few years ago, I was delivering a presentation at a local user group meeting. During the question and answer period at the end, I went off on a little rant about various leadership challenges I see in organizations. That...

/ June 15, 2017

How Could More Authentic Love Fuel Your Leadership?

One of the recurring themes in my life in the last few months is the place of love in leadership. I work with many clients where when I bring up the topic in conversation, it can be a bit shocking...

/ June 6, 2017

Three Common Misunderstandings Of Self-Organized Teams

Part of my consulting work with clients is helping them adopt Agile and lean software development practices, which among other things means fostering and putting in place self-organizing teams. “Self-organization” can be a very loaded term, and when there is...

/ May 31, 2017

Why Leaders Need Safe Spaces To Learn And Grow

Early in my career, I used to be very demanding of myself. It was hard for me to accept when I made mistakes in life. I remember one day, I was working on a woodworking project in my garage, and...

/ April 18, 2017

Valuable leadership lessons that made me a grateful entrepreneur

Over two years ago, I reached a point where I was experiencing borderline burnout for several months. I was the director of the Pyxis Technologies consulting team and I was struggling to balance training sessions, clients, business development and other...

/ April 10, 2017

Interesting ways people grant permission to lead in organizations

I wrote this article a few years ago after doing an interview on a cable tv show about my article called “And what if leadership was a permission“. I originally wrote it in French and never translated it before. I felt...

/ April 3, 2017

How To Engage Your Team By Using The Right Language

Leaders and managers don’t always realize the impact of their language when talking with their teams. You can do many things with language, from empowering people to generating new possibilities. However, language can also create disengagement and dissent when wielded ineffectively. Language has...

/ March 27, 2017

Amazing things happen when you parent with your heart

My family went through a difficult and sad experience for all of us in mid-December. We finally had to put to rest our nineteen year old cat Simba who’s been sick for the last year or so. I would ask...

/ March 20, 2017