Sean Reid

Effective diversity programs in construction

Effective Diversity Programs in Construction

Sean offered his perspective to Kim Slowey for this ConstructionDive.com article on why effective diversity and inclusion programs (that actually get implemented) are so important to the North American construction industry. ———————————————– …top-down initiatives and pledges must consist of more than a written policy, said Sean Reid, president of Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Solutions. Giving lip service …

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Trump Opposition to Diversity Training Could Hurt Construction

Commentary: Trump Opposition to Diversity Training Could Hurt Construction

Arrowhead Founder and President Sean Reid spoke with Kim Slowey at Construction Dive, a leading US construction trade publication, about the Trump administration’s recent ban on some diversity training for federal contractors. Sean Reid, president at Ontario, Canada-based construction consultancy Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Solutions, told Construction Dive that he hopes the order will not …

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VIDEO: Leadership in the Era of AI and Technological Innovation

As the day to day activities of leaders are increasingly enabled or replaced by Artificial Intelligence and other forms of technological innovation, there are still 3 core domains of leadership that will never go away. In this video, Arrowhead President Sean Reid shares the three essential areas of focus in which leaders should continue to invest …

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Essential qualities of a leader

3 Essential Leadership Qualities in a Crisis (Blog Version)

In this short blog post, we explore the leadership qualities essential to the effective management of any crisis.  Many leaders continue to struggle with overwhelm and a lack of confidence in this moment. That is understandable. This is an unprecedented situation. It is natural that we would find ourselves lacking confidence and unsure of how …

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How Leaders deliver a clear message

How to Deliver a Clear Message During COVID-19 (Blog Version)

Too many of our leaders right now are not delivering a clear message. Instead, they are delivering messaging soup – throwing everything into their message without a filter, without prioritization, without planning, and it is leaving us confused and uncertain. So, how can you deliver a clear message your people will remember? Here is a …

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Podcast: Leadership communication and mental health in construction

I recently had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Bradley Hartmann for his excellent Behind Your Back podcast. During the interview, we addressed a variety of leadership topics, including: leadership communication lessons I learned from writing a speech for the Queen of England a situational leadership framework to make more of an impact in less …

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Arrowhead Leadership Insights

VIDEO: A 3-Point Strategy for Having Difficult Conversations

Too often, leaders resist having difficult conversations because they assume only win-lose outcomes are possible – one person in this conversation will win, the other will lose. But this kind of binary thinking is counter-productive and holds leaders back from having the tough conversations that will move their relationships and their organizations forward. The key …

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Arrowhead Leadership Insights

VIDEO: 3 Ways to Waste Your Money on Leadership Development Training

There has never been a better time for organizations to invest in leadership development training than right now. But a poorly designed leadership development training program can actually hurt your corporate culture and strategy, not help it. In this video, Arrowhead President and Head Coach Sean Reid shares three surefire ways organizations can waste their …

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Leadership Perspective Ending Racism in Construction

Construction Op-Ed: Extending the safety culture to end racism

The initial response from industry leaders to recent acts of racism on Ontario construction jobsites was swift and clear: there is no place for racism in our industry. And at least one of the specific companies involved has taken concrete steps to ensure such incidents never occur on one of their projects again. But what …

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