Leadership

Accepting Responsibility For Your Mistakes

2016 Rio Olympics I was reading an interesting Olympics-related article the other day that has great cross-over into the ethics, values and leadership spheres.  The bottom line of the article was that a CBC reporter, Elliotte Friedman (a veteran NHL commentator), mad...

A musical example by Bobby McFerrin on how simple leadership can be

It's amazing how, with little instruction, humans can understand key concepts and be able to work together in harmony. Bobby McFerrin didn't need to give detailed instructions and host comprehensive, repetitive rehearsals; rather, he was able to tap into one of the...

VOCL 050 – The Future of VOCL

  Episode Focus: In this episode, I want to share some more leadership thoughts that I had while climbing the Manitou Springs Incline a second time. This is a follow-up article to what I had previously discussed in VOCL episode 49.  I also want to share a very...
VOCL 046 – Communication

VOCL 046 – Communication

  Episode Focus: Looking at breaking down communication into the various components: Your thoughts Your message Timeliness/relevance of the message How your message is sent (the medium) The recipient The recipient’s processing of the message Feedback Some...

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VOCL 045 – An Interview with Roy Osing

VOCL 045 – An Interview with Roy Osing

Episode Focus: An interview with Roy Osing, a Vancouver leader and author of the "BE DiFFERENT or Be Dead" book series. The interview is just under 43 minutes in length. I’m also hosting a contest – listen to the end of the podcast for details! VOCL Main Interview...

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VOCL 044 – Looking at Leadership Articles #21

VOCL 044 – Looking at Leadership Articles #21

  Episode Focus Looking at several leadership articles from around the world including topics such as: Why successful people love bad news How to give your boss bad news and keep your credibility Old school leadership is out How to make your new employee’s first...

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Diagnosing Desirable Delegation

Delegating Purpose I recently came across a blog post titled, "How to Delegate Purpose in Your Organization" by Tanveer Nasseer.  I think Tanveer is a brilliant writer and leader; his interview on the Voices of Canadian Leadership podcast can be found here.  Many...

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Diagnosing Desirable Delegation

Delegating Purpose I recently came across a blog post titled, "How to Delegate Purpose in Your Organization" by Tanveer Nasseer.  I think Tanveer is a brilliant writer and leader; his interview on the Voices of Canadian Leadership podcast can be found here.  Many...

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VOCL 043 – An Interview with James Harvey

VOCL 043 – An Interview with James Harvey

  Episode Focus: An interview with James Harvey – a dedicated author and coach in Ontario with over 30 years of experience as a licensed Tradesman. Intro The interview is just over 18 minutes in length. I’ve been speaking with several business-oriented folks, and...

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VOCL 042 – An Interview with Mary Engel

VOCL 042 – An Interview with Mary Engel

  Episode Focus: An interview with Mary Engel – a Canadian coach that businesses and individuals go to for personal, private and powerful performance transformation. Intro The interview is just under 24 minutes in length, and make sure that you stick around until...

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