Leadership Development

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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VIDEO: Focus on the “HOW” of your culture when onboarding new leaders

Organizations can stumble in hiring a new leader or acquiring a new team by neglecting the “HOW” of their culture during the onboarding process. Some of the best leaders struggle in new organizations, not because they don’t buy in to the “WHY” of a company (vision and values, etc.) and not because of the “WHAT” …

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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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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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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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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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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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Uncovering hidden insights of leadership development program

Unlocking Hidden Insights Within Your Leadership Development Program

You may not know it yet, but your leadership development program is a treasure trove of insight into the performance of your organization. Powerful, game-changing clues about the issues holding back your enterprise are hidden in plain sight. Every time you put a high-potential employee or a promising manager through your leadership development system, he …

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