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Category Archives: Character
We Are What We Do Repeatedly: How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything
When I first heard, “How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything”, I thought no that’s not true, but then I thought maybe it is true. What do you think? Is this statement true or false?
Facing Your Pressure Test
I’m a fan of the MasterChef franchise: MasterChef Canada, Australia, and the United States and of the Great British Bake Off. If you haven’t watched any of these shows, the premise is that a small number of home cooks compete against one another in pressure tests to win a grand prize (usually loads of money).Continue reading “Facing Your Pressure Test”
Leadership is a series of moments in life that defines our character and the impact we have on others in our corner of the world. A leadership moment is when we are intentional about what we say or do and that decision either builds or destroys. A moment like when: You told someone thatContinue reading “Leadership Moments”
Great Managers-Here’s What the Gallup Report Found
I came across this 2015 Gallup report, “The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders,” and wanted to share these interesting findings. Gallup has studied this issue globally for over forty years and concluded that great managers have innate abilities. Gallup is an international firm that provides advice and analytics to helpContinue reading “Great Managers-Here’s What the Gallup Report Found”
Leaders Know Their Season
You can be a leader with or without a title. What makes a great leader is good character. It’s important for leaders to know their season at work, at home, and in the world. The different seasons in life challenge a leader’s character and ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
“Recognizing that words have consequences, that choices made by people in power can have a direct impact, not just on behaviours, but on our very institutions, is an important thing…What we choose to say, what we choose not to say, how we say it, has consequences.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada, National Post, January 8,Continue reading “Words Matter”
Manners: A Key to Success
“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” CLARENCE THOMAS ,Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Raise your hand if you are tired of angry and rude behaviour.
If you are lucky enough to be someone’s employer, then you have a moral obligation to make sure people do look forward to coming to work in the morning. JOhn MacKey, CEO, WHole Foods
I love this cartoon because it reminds me that if I try to do things to please people at the expense of who I am, I lose. This is true in a work situation as it is in a personal situation.