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Sharing the lessons learned from my mistakes, growing pains and successes in my professional and personal journey.

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Top Videos

Discussing Change Management and the launch of Carpe Diem on What’s Up London

Discussing Change Management and the launch of Carpe Diem on What’s Up London

To My Fellow Late Bloomers

Happy Birthday to ME! And to all my fellow late bloomers who wish the world would hurry up and get on our schedule! There is a reason we are successful later on…

Don't Speak: How Leadership Lost Its Voice - a DisruptHR London ON 2.0 - September 19, 2018 in London, ON #DisruptHRLondonON

On the lighter side

Words With Ward - Patrick Ward 02-26-19

“No” is a word we should use more often. “Emotional” should not be used to undermine employees in the workforce.

12 Minute Convos Podcast   Engel Jones knows how to host a fun, short and insightful podcast. I was lucky enough to join him and his Carribean mellowness in the Spring of 2019.

12 Minute Convos Podcast

Engel Jones knows how to host a fun, short and insightful podcast. I was lucky enough to join him and his Carribean mellowness in the Spring of 2019.

Make a Lasting Impression

Fighting to stay top-of-mind? Learn the latest technology hack to make a lasting impression.

#10tips10days   Find the complete series here! These 10 short clips explore topics on establishing & pursuing goals, setting boundaries, not being boxed in by a branding and controlling your “grrr”.

#10tips10days

Find the complete series here! These 10 short clips explore topics on establishing & pursuing goals, setting boundaries, not being boxed in by a branding and controlling your “grrr”.

Bobby the Bear

The day I became a gif (!) had a great chat with Bobby the Bear, and taught him the importance of data. Since he’s a bear that explanation involves honey and trees…

Bobby the Bear took a minute to interview Glendalynn Dixon who just became a published author today. Her story is included in the book Carpe Diem

Mentoring

Hiring

Mentoring   This 2 video series explores  Why a Manager = Mentor  How to Mentor a Coworker (Who Isn’t on Your Team)

Mentoring

This 2 video series explores

Why a Manager = Mentor

How to Mentor a Coworker (Who Isn’t on Your Team)

Hiring   This 3 video series covers:  1. Nothing Comes Between Me & Your Resume  2. My Interview Technique is Just 4 Questions  3. Don’t Fly Solo for the Final Interview

Hiring

This 3 video series covers:

1. Nothing Comes Between Me & Your Resume

2. My Interview Technique is Just 4 Questions

3. Don’t Fly Solo for the Final Interview

People Management

Let Go of Your Team

How does letting go of your team make you a more successful manager? Learn why putting yourself last (in this instance) can actually move everyone ahead.

Advancement: When Being a Manager isn’t the Answer

Why is it that in order to advance, you must become a manager? Where is the stream that recognizes experts, without forcing them to take management roles they don't want? The repercussions are damaging to your organizational structure if you do not leverage that expertise correctly.

Design Your Own Employee Bill of Rights

Do you have a social contract with your team? Learn why this is an important step to building trust, driving insight and increasing true engagement within your team.

Manager = Trusted Advisor

Benefits, retirement savings - you might think that is for HR to discuss. Here are 3 reasons why you are the RIGHT person to start that conversation, and keep it going with your team.

Can Managers Have a Sense of Humour?

Yes! And no. Humanize yourself, be more relatable and effectively diffuse tense situations with humour, but be aware of your delivery.