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June 26th, 2017 (No Comments)

Leadership – We can’t motivate others; we can create motivational climate where it feels good to work. . Seven of the most leadership behaviours include: Tell the truth Make decisions Lead by example Delegate interesting projects Recognize the value of others Be objective Tolerate disagreement   Our leadership skills training workshop provides the skills for […]

Leadership Skills – Feedback

June 22nd, 2017 (No Comments)

Leadership Skills – Feedback –  Letting people know how they’re doing or what you need is an important leadership responsibility  Five ideas to increase success with feedback include: When giving feedback, identify “actual” past behaviour. Focus on facts; never on judgments. Always ask… don’t give them the solution.  Allow them identify the solutions to problems. Ask: […]

Time Management – Interruptions

June 19th, 2017 (No Comments)

Time Management – Interruptions – You may be guilty of interrupting yourself frequently throughout the day! Four ideas to increase your success in minimizing interrupting yourself include: Get rid of the clutter in your work space. Before you start any task, get all of the required materials, equipment etc. ready Always finish whatever you start […]

Leadership Skills – Coaching

June 15th, 2017 (No Comments)

Leadership Skills – Coaching – Anyone in a leadership position knows how satisfying it is to improve the performance of a team member through coaching! Six ideas to increase success with coaching include: Be honesty Be clear Be objective Leading by example Recognizing improvement Accept disagreement   Our Toronto based leadership skills training workshop provides the […]

Time Management

June 12th, 2017 (No Comments)

Time Management – Practicing effective time management is directly related to success! While actually managing time is a myth; deciding how to spend your available time is achievable. Commit to being more effective. Three ideas to increase success with Time Management include: Only use one planning calendar. Keep your calendar available at all times. Use […]

Communication Skills – Listening

June 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

Communication Skills – Listening – Working at listening is harder than it sounds. We are so used to multitasking that staying focused is a real effort! Six ideas to increase success with listening include: Listen with more that your ears. Listen with your eyes and your heart to determine intension.. Make notes. Relying on memory […]

Leadership Skills – Team Building

June 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

Leadership Skills – Team Building – A perfect team is rarely a reality! Building effective teams is an ongoing requirement of successful team leaders. Seven ideas to build effective teams include: Allowing team members to improve the way things are done. Share team goals… make sure that team members answers the question “Why are we […]

Communication Skills – Listening

June 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Communication Skills – Listening – Listening needs to be a singular act. We are so used to multitasking and have increased our activity levels so dramatically. Listening has become the most under used communications skill.  We need to re-learn the art of effective listening. Nine ideas to increase success with listening include: Clear your thoughts. See […]

Project Management Skills

May 29th, 2017 (No Comments)

Project Management Skills – Applying knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively is what project management is all about. Two ideas to increase success with projects include: Develop a plan before you consider implementing any actions. The purpose of the plan is to: Clarify responsibilities, and roles of the team members Specify how the […]

Leadership – Increasing Team Cooperation

May 25th, 2017 (No Comments)

Leadership – Increasing Team Cooperation – Build your organization by using effective teams.  Creating team spirit, encouraging a cooperative climate and channeling effort are essential to increasing productivity and obtaining success. Three ideas to increase success with team cooperation include: Recognize the problems facing team members in order to aid them in making their maximum […]

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