Tag: personal development

Unleash leaders

How to unleash the leaders around you

In my last article, I introduced you to the five key skills of a co-creative leader. I also went into more detail around the skill of being a voice among many in the conversation. This article is the second in a...

/ December 4, 2017
Business people collaboration

Five Easy Ways To Effectively Collaborate With Your Team

I talk a lot with those around me about co-creative leadership and collaboration. My team and I collaborate a lot with our clients, but not as often as we do with each other. My team and I still struggle to...

/ October 16, 2017
Being the learner

The importance of remembering being the learner

My son plays bowling in a junior league every Saturday morning. He started playing last year, which led us to our weekly Sunday night bowling nights together. One of the side benefits this creates is all the time we get...

/ October 7, 2017

Be Fearless Of Failure And Start Learning By Doing

One topic I often find myself discussing these days is learning by doing. Cultures that value continuous improvement encourage experimentation. They also encourage people to fail fast so they can learn fast. But this idea is scary to those working...

/ September 20, 2017
Distinction Excellence And Greatness

The distinction between Excellence and Greatness

When I got involved in the Tribal Leadership world a few years ago, I learned many key distinctions. One of my favorites was the distinction between Excellence and Greatness. Stage four tribes come from a collective quest to reach a common...

/ July 27, 2017
Dormant leader wakes up!

5 powerful things dormant leaders absolutely need to know!

A while back, I wrote an article called Awaken Dormant Leaders. It is one of my favorite articles ever and it seems to connect with many people. Recently, a few visitors to the site sent me e-mails to ask me...

/ July 17, 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

The real cost of conversational debt

I invest a lot of time learning to have the right and sometimes difficult conversations with members of my consulting team. This is important to me because every day, I see the challenges my clients face when they are unable to...

/ March 13, 2017