leadership communication

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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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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Arrowhead Leadership Insights

Video: How Effective Leaders Recognize Their People

A lot of leaders struggle to effectively and consistently recognize their people. But the consequences of not recognizing our people for the good work they do is lower engagement, poor retention and diminished productivity. It doesn’t have to be that way. In this video, I share the “AcTS of Recognition”: a simple strategy leaders can …

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Research challenges digital by default

Research Challenges Wisdom of “Digital by Default”

A growing body of research is quickly throwing cold water on the “digital by default” workplace design strategy sweeping the corporate world, according to a recent column from Don Pittis of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). More and more data show that video conferencing is a poor substitute for face-to-face office interaction, and the consequences …

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Arrowhead and OCLI parish leadership coaching

Arrowhead and OCLI Partner to Deliver Parish Leadership Coaching

Arrowhead is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative (OCLI) to offer coaching solutions to parish leadership teams in church communities across North America. As a recognized Parish Health Coaching partner of the OCLI, Arrowhead delivers insightful and practical parish leadership training solutions based upon the unique OCLI leadership development …

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