Tag: leadership development

Career Development

Is Your Dream Job a Green Job?

Looking for greater meaning in your career? Are you working in a field that  doesn’t resonate with your values? Then you’re probably finding it hard to stay motivated and interested in your career. That’s a sign that it’s time to re-examine your priorities. If you’re concerned about the environment, maybe a green career is for

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Career Development

5 Steps to Spring Clean Your Career

The desire for change happens in varying aspects of life and your career is no exception. While sometimes the tried and true, secure and well-known routine works for you, there are probably times when you experience restlessness and a desire for more. The itch for more money, more responsibility, or more challenge.  Take that restless

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Career Development

3 Signs You’re Ready for a Management Role

Visualize yourself in that role and what do you see? You have a wealth of experience under your belt, you’ve mastered the ins and outs of your department – does it seem as though the natural succession of things will lead you into a management role? Visualize yourself in that role and what do you

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Leadership Development

Conferences During the Pandemic – Better or Worse?

Have you attended a virtual conference recently? How was your experience? The ‘new normal’ of life and business is in full effect. Maybe you have experienced attending a virtual conference for the first time this year? While I’ve had the pleasure of attending a few virtual events in recent months, my latest experience as a

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Leadership Development

The Art of Running Online Meetings

Are you suddenly leading a remote team? Today is Thursday, March 19th, 2020 – and the topic I had planned for my monthly blog post somehow seems less relevant and important than it did a few days ago when I started writing it. Here in Ontario, and around the world, we’re learning about the importance

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People Focus Training Inc
Career Development

Continuous Learning – Essential for Success

3 keys to maximize the effectiveness of professional development The big question for professional development used to be “how do you stay up to date in your field?” Today, a better question to ask may be: “how do you stay flexible in order to adapt to the changing workplace?” This is true for people in

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Leadership Development

Leadership Style and Results – What’s the Connection?

Have you ever considered the way that different leadership styles can impact the results in your team or organization? Leading people is a complex and ever-changing challenge, so it’s great to know that there are some well-researched and sound principles to follow in order to be a really effective leader. Several years ago, when preparing

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What ROI can I expect from Executive Coaching?

Executive Coaching brings many benefits, both tangible and intangible The best way to justify the return on investment for executive coaching is by identifying specific challenges that your organization wishes to address with coaching. Then we can set specific goals and ways to measure progress throughout the coaching process. That way, measurement and results are

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Leadership Development

Professional Development – Why it Matters

How to be among the top 30% of leaders Do you remember the first time you participated in a leadership development program? I do. When I was in my first leadership role at work, in my early 20’s, I attended an incredible event called the Saturday Development Seminar for Women. As an inexperienced manager, wanting

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