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Leaders Can Spread Hope

With the holiday season in full swing, we often find ourselves nervous about our security, the financial soundness of our industry and maybe a little helpless about making a difference that really counts. The responsibility to keep projects and teams successful lies with us as managers. Now is the time to review your personal purpose, […]

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Be An Authentic Leader

A couple of my clients have been tested by their company culture and environments recently. It was challenging for them to realize that, even with their advanced leadership skills, something was missing – trust. Both leaders thought that they had excellent managers who trusted them, however in an environment of rapid change and high pressure […]

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How to Be an Understanding and Supportive Leader

Research done by Ellen Kossek and Leslie B. Hammer showed that teaching managers sensitivity and supportiveness of employees’ work/life issues improves employee health and satisfaction. Training for supervisors consisted of awareness building, how to plan coverage, how to deal with scheduling conflicts and how to collaborate with other managers to address staffing. The study showed […]

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How to Encourage your Team

Recently I have observed people being awkward around my cancer diagnosis. It appears people find it hard to ‘say the right thing’. Leaders, we are also faced with situations where saying the right thing may not be easy. Encouragement is much easier when a clear and favorable outcome is possible. When encouraging team members, colleagues […]

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Tribute to Ellen Voie, President /CEO of Women in Trucking

At the beginning of October, I spent a couple of days at the Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference. What an experience! There were over 1,100 women who attended and they all brought a huge amount of energy to the event. It was wonderful to see successful women sharing how they got into owning their own […]

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