Club Holes and Hooks – Build Sustainability

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by Canada’s foremost leadership coach As a board member of 5 different service clubs and leader of 5 different companies, I learned to build sustainable organizations. Clubs either blossom and grow or they wither and die. They rarely stay static. Strong club leaders hold the interests and build the loyalties of their members. This article […]

The Power of CHOICE!

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How to Use Your Mindset to Achieve Success My friend Anthony Hamilton wrote a provocative book: Mind, Time & Power! When he showed it to me one day at the IHOP in New Westminster, I started reading it and couldn’t pull my eyes away. My hand automatically went to my pocket as I said, “I […]

Tough Love Supervision

Paul’s Story This story from a champion manager shows the humanity and impact of his style of supervision. It illustrates the five C’s of champion supervision: Communication, Consequence, Contrasting, Coaching and Creating the future. The announcement: a significant new contract! Paul, general manager of a Canadian manufacturing plant, asked the employees to gather for some […]

12 Important Manager Challenges

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As a manager, what are your greatest challenges? Champions in the Workplace™ conducted a poll to learn what challenges managers felt were most important to them. Here are the results, by relevance. 1. Poor Team Fit (22% picked this) The powerful synergy of team performance is based on shared strengths between team members. This, in […]

10 Important Supervisor Challenges

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As a supervisor, what are your greatest challenges? Champions in the Workplace™ conducted a poll to learn what challenges supervisors felt were most important to them. Here are the results, by relevance. 1. Poor time management (15% picked this) Priority Management is the key to time management. There is never enough time to do everything […]

11 Important Employee Challenges

As an employee, what are your greatest challenges? Champions in the Workplace™ conducted a poll to learn what challenges employees felt were most important to them. Here are the results, by relevance. 1. Discontent / De-motivated (21% picked this) Often, this is caused by a lack of information or communication about what’s going on in […]

10 Important Executive Challenges

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As an executive, what are your greatest challenges? Champions in the Workplace™ conducted a poll to learn what challenges business executives felt were most important to them. Here are the results, by relevance. 1. Unclear Directions (18% of people picked this) Many people expect their bosses to be clear about their directions. However, communication should […]

PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGE

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You have had a fascinating and successful life: rising from humble beginnings and early family challenges, reaching a proud height with your own business. Then, due to circumstances outside your control, your business stumbles. This is a common experience for entrepreneurs. Facing a challenging environment and suffering a setback, you pick yourself up, dust yourself […]

Hurdling FEARs

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How to Conquer the FEARs that Limit You When WORRY turns to FEAR, personal growth is paralyzed. Champions learn to hurdle such fears. Now, I’m not talking about honest justifiable fear like fear of injury in an unsafe environment. I’m talking about self-limiting psychological fears. There are mainly four such fears, one for each letter […]