Managerial Amnesia – Why Does My Manager Forget Everything?

As a leader you’re constantly juggling demands – projects, people, politics, etc. The pace is dizzying, things change on a dime and it can be difficult to remember what information you’ve shared, and with whom. This frustrates the hell out of your team. As an employee, have you ever gotten agreement from your boss on […]

044 Leading Remote Teams During Covid’s Second Wave with Céline Williams

“One of my taglines is human-focused business strategy because I truly believe that humans are the core of every business, and we have to remember that.” – Céline Williams As a leader in 2020, you were hit with the pandemic gut punch in April. And depending upon where you are in the world right now, […]

043 The Story of an East Coast Business Heavyweight with Dean MacDonald

“Don’t take yourself too seriously. Have fun. If it ain’t fun, don’t do it.” – Dean MacDonald My guest on The New Leader Podcast today is St. John’s-based Dean MacDonald, a seasoned business executive, entrepreneur, investor and all-around great guy. He had me laughing pretty well the entire time – I wish I could’ve recorded […]

042 Performing Under Pressure with Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry

The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw My guest on The New Leader Podcast today is Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry. He’s the co-founder of the Institute for Health and Human Potential and a New York Times best-selling author of Performing Under Pressure. JP is also […]

041 The Power Of Culture In A Worldwide Pandemic with Amber Reimer

You gotta go to grow. –Amber Reimer My guest on The New Leader Podcast today is Amber Reimer, a seasoned leader with a background in executive coaching, change leadership, and building workplace cultures.  She is currently Director, Learning & Organizational Development at WestJet Airlines based in Calgary, Alberta. You can check out the episode in […]

Dear Managers: Employees Cannot Read Your Mind

What is the most common management challenge I’ve heard in organizations over the last month? Multiple conversations from different sectors highlighted virtually the same problem – employees being left in the dark by their managers. Most organizations have experienced, educated, intelligent managers on staff. So why aren’t they able to communicate effectively? In my observation, […]