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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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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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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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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Podcast Interview: Insights for Leadership and Life During COVID-19

I recently spoke with Lesley Dumlao from Canada’s Podcast about leadership, entrepreneurship and life during COVID-19. In the interview, I expanded upon the insights from my April 15 blog post Working in Isolation, and the lessons I took from my own experience of isolation while seriously injured a couple years ago. Some of the topics …

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Leadership strategies to keep during the COVID-19 recovery

Leadership Strategies to Keep During the COVID-19 Recovery

I’m a little worried about leaders right now. Don’t get me wrong, I am amazed at the creativity, compassion and resiliency so many leaders in business, government and the not-for-profit sectors have shown during this COVID-19 crisis. So many leaders have stepped up to the challenge of this moment. So many are speaking clearly. So …

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