A version of this article has been published at the Globe and Mail. February, the month most often attributed to the winter blahs (aka February blahs). But it is also known for something else: The month of love! Valentines day comes and goes. But may not be everyone’s cuppa tea. But the notion of love […]
**VIDEO: Eileen Talks about The Hope Index and Shares Tips!** Early in this new year, I’ve been thinking (and feeling) a lot about hope. How about you? Feeling hopeful? Hopeless? Something in between? You might say it varies and fluctuates depending on what’s going on — in your world, and in the bigger context of […]
A version of this article was also published at the Globe and Mail. See the Globe and Mail version here. VIDEOS: Eileen Chadnick kicks off her 12th annual tradition of offering 12 reflection questions and share a little bit personally too. AND – hear about why “Ta Da” lists can be a wonderful antidote to […]
A version of this article was also published in my column at the Globe and Mail. It can be daunting for emerging leaders to find their ‘sea legs’ in the early days of a new managing role, especially when one’s direct reports seemingly have more experience and deeper knowledge (at least in some areas). Recently […]
This has been an exciting time for me and my client, the Ontario Library Service (OLS). Earlier this spring we were announced as winners of the 2022 GTA International Coach Federation (ICF) Prism Award! Then a bit later in June we were feted and celebrated with the other fabulous winners at a gala event at […]
A version of this article was first published at the Globe and Mail Careers section. See my Globe columns here. And a VIDEO: Bad Boss? Learn to Manage Up! Having a tough time adjusting to a new boss? Too much micromanaging? Not getting enough guidance? Feeling invisible and wondering if they just don’t like you? […]
Update (July 25): I got together with Anne Marie Madziak recently for a zoom coffee chat. We had a chance to share a little more about the “Coach Approach” program that garnered OLS and me a Prism Award. You can tune in here. But get yourself a coffee/tea first:) The press release follows just below […]
This article was first published in my column at the Globe and Mail And the Oscar goes to…. I love movies and always watch the big award galas, which culminated in March with the Academy Awards. I found many of this year’s winners to be especially inspiring. Their career breakthrough stories were heartfelt and sent […]
This article was first published in my Globe and Mail column. “Sam” is a high potential, emerging leader. He’s doing well on many fronts, but he recently received feedback that he needs to take a more “we-centric” approach. He’s been told that he often speaks with an “I-centric” style that might limit his leadership impact […]
Reflection Qs Now Posted: 12 Questions to Complete the Year (2023) and Start Anew
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Recent: Trouble with a New Boss? Manage Up! (Globe and Mail column).