Feel like tuning into a quick video version of this? Here’s a video of my rant. Half price today:). Have you done anything really stupid that you regret? Of course you have! If you are human, that is. We have all had those moments that we wish we could turn back the clock. Said something […]
Resilience: The Fuel of the Future
This article originally appeared at the Globe and Mail – see original version here (for subscribers only). Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Flat. Emotional. Hopeful. Cautiously optimistic. These are just a few of the words voiced by many of my coaching clients and workshop participants in recent months when I have asked the loaded question: “How are […]
Work: Transformations, Predictions — and Some Wishful Thinking for the Year Ahead
The word “transformation” has been bubbling up for me these past weeks as I’ve immersed in my year-end/year-start reflections (using my annual 12 Questions as prompts). And what a year of transformation it has been! Transformation is about more than temporary, situational reactive changes. Transformations go deeper, last longer, and can often create radical shifts […]
Okay, What Now, What Next? 12 Questions to Get Ready for the Year Ahead
***NEW QUESTIONS FOR DEC 2022. SEE HERE FOR THIS YEAR’S QUESTIONS AND A LINK TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL VERSION — First, a Message from Eileen Chadnick (the Questions Follow Below): This year’s edition of my annual “12 Questions” marks my 10th year of sharing this annual reflection guide. Some new questions for the times, […]
3 Ways to Say Thanks (at Work) Better and More Meaningfully
This article is the third in a series on expressing gratitude and appreciation at work. The ideas shared are relevant for leaders, aspiring leaders, and anyone interested in generosity and humanity at work. See links to other articles in the series at the end of this post (and at the blog). Your people are working hard. […]
Expressing Thanks at Work: Better in Person or Text?
This article is part of a series on gratitude at work. The ideas shared are relevant for leaders, aspiring leaders, and anyone interested in generosity and humanity at work. See links to other articles in the series at the end of this post (and at the blog). Is it better to express thanks to someone […]
Expressing Thanks at Work: It’s Good for You and For Others
This article kicks off a short series on expressing gratitude and appreciation at work. The ideas shared are relevant for leaders, aspiring leaders, and anyone interested in generosity and humanity at work. See links to other articles in the series at the end of this post (and at the blog). When was the last time […]
Remember The Pause
My “Word” (mantra/focus) for 2021 is “Remember The Pause”. I’m sharing a personal story that helped inspire my mantra for 2021. A couple of years ago, I wrote a post at the beginning of the year, called: “Who Will Be Your Teachers in the Year Ahead? The gist of that post is that we will […]
Before Kicking 2020 to the Curb, Reflect on These 12 Questions and Get Ready for 2021
Ready to say goodbye to 2020? Before you kick it to the curb (ohh so tempting to kick it hard, really hard) — take some time to reflect on this year’s guided questions (9th year edition of my 12 year-end Questions)…. Well that was a bust. Didn’t see it coming. When I wrote last year’s […]
Managing Virtually in Times of a Pandemic – 10 Good Ideas
Managing virtual teams isn’t a new topic. But managing teams that have been thrown into a virtual working context during a pandemic – well, that’s a little different. Recently, I had an opportunity to design and facilitate a workshop (delivered virtually of course) on how leaders can better manage people virtually in times of a […]
New! What “We” Sounds Like in Leadership Conversations (Globe and Mail column).
Been Ditched or Blindsided in Career? How to Move Forward (see blog)
Return to Work: Leading with Compassion, Care, Connection (Globe and Mail column)
Convenience vs. Connection: Back to Work Dilemmas
Learning! Virtual courses, webinars, group learning available now.