How to Innovate AND Hold on to What Matters!

Interview with Peter Katz

An interview with JUNO-nominated musician and sought-after speaker, PETER KATZ. Peter Katz has spent the past 15 years touring internationally. With five albums to his name, Katz’s music has been streamed more than 5 million times and his music videos have over 20 million views on YouTube. Forced to pivot in early 2020 when COVID […]

Why Most Change Initiatives Fail (and how to ensure yours doesn’t!)

Research would suggest that 70% of organizational change initiatives fail. It’s not that everything about the change is a failure, but the reality is, most strategies for change fail to achieve even a fraction of the positive outcomes they originally promise. Why is that? One of the main reasons is the way the change is communicated. […]

Help! My team doesn’t want to return to the office.

Why finding healthy tension between FREEDOM & RESPONSIBILITY matters now more than ever.   It seems like every week – sometimes every day – I talk to a different manager with the same dilemma. They are relieved to see a reduction in COVID restrictions and excited to get their team back to the office. The […]

“Uncommon” Sense Leadership

My exclusive interview with Greg Paul, Author of The Twenty-Piece Shuffle, Founder of Sanctuary Ministries of Toronto.   Here’s a section from my new book, Lead with AND.   Greg Paul is a pastor and member of Sanctuary in Toronto, a ministry where the wealthy and poor share their experiences and resources daily to care […]

DO I HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

My exclusive interview with 3x Olympic Gold Medalist, Marnie McBean.   Here’s a sneak peek at a section from my upcoming book, Lead with AND.   Marnie McBean is one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians, having won three gold medals in the sport of rowing. She is a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and […]

ALL IN BUT BURNT OUT

My exclusive interview with filmmaker and activist Jason Russell.   Here’s a sneak peek at a section from my upcoming book, Lead with AND.   Jason Russell is a person who truly embodies the value of focusing on others. He is a human rights activist and filmmaker who co-founded Invisible Children and directed the KONY 2012 […]

High Fives & High Hopes

With year-end deadlines and pandemic disruptions threatening the culture of your team, it’s more important than ever to carve out some time for connection and fun.  To help you with this, here is an icebreaker that is easy to deliver and proven to be effective…virtual or in person. Enjoy! High Fives and High Hopes   […]

THE HIGH-PERFORMANCE PARADOX

My exclusive interview with Chandra Irvin.   Here’s a sneak peek at a section from my upcoming book, Lead with AND.   Chandra is the executive director of the Center for Peace and Spiritual Renewal at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. She also serves on Spalding’s leadership team to help create and implement institutional strategies that […]

BIG DREAMS VERSUS THE BOTTOM LINE

Colin-and-Justin

My exclusive interview with Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan (a.k.a. The Design Duo).   Here’s a sneak peek at a section from my upcoming book, Lead with AND.   As interior designers, best-selling authors, and celebrity lifestyle gurus, Colin and Justin love to share good things with good people. The Scottish stars are hosts of many […]

Make your next Zoom meeting more enjoyable!

Having team members connect remotely is challenging. And after 36,473 Zoom calls, they’re all starting to feel a little stale. We get it. Here are two activities that you can lead with your team (in-person or virtually) that will boost morale, provide some laughs, and result in some great learning around what it takes to […]