Category Archives: Leadership Training

Learn from failure: The three key activities of Adaptive Leadership

Entrepreneurship is essential to economic development providing new jobs and innovative technologies. A large number of new ventures, however, fail.  Their failure nevertheless is essential for the sustainability of the economic ecosystem; just as death is essential to ecological ecosystems.  Research has repeatedly found that defunct businesses release a wealth of knowledge and resources that…

Poor Leadership and 3 Ways to Improve It

‘’Good leaders bring out the best in their people. Bad leaders diminish performance.  When you add up the costs over an entire organization, the bottom line impact can be staggering an amount equal to 7% of a company’s sales’’ Ken Blanchard Company – Click Here for His Article Millions of dollars wasted! So what can…

Employee Performance: Canada’s got talent…..or does it?

Lots has been written and said about employee performance and motivation.  Leaders often ask themselves “is my team performing?”  Do we have the maximum possible being given by our people? Many leadership gurus and magazines have many theories about what is needed to get people motivated and performing to their maximum potential.  While all of…

Defense, offense or a bit of both? What is your game plan?

I have been playing soccer for many years now (too many to count). Through all of these years I have played for and seen a variety of coaches. And I can tell you that not all coaches are created equal. So what makes one coach excellent and another mediocre? Let me tell you the story…