Virtual encouragement session?

Are you feeling encouraged these days?  I know the lockdown is wearing on so many people right now, so encouragement can be a little hard to come by. I feel blessed that we do have the technology to connect with people virtually when it works. 50 years ago this would not have been a reality … Continue reading Virtual encouragement session?

Are you a popular leader?

Here is one of my favourite leadership stories found in the book of Acts in the Bible: As Paul gathered an armful of sticks and was laying them on the fire, a poisonous snake, driven out by the heat, bit him on the hand. The people of the island saw it hanging from his hand … Continue reading Are you a popular leader?

Experience or Expertise?

A few months back I read a lengthy post on LinkedIn challenging the idea of 'expertise' in the area of LinkedIn. People were posting this on their profiles, proclaiming it in their statuses, and providing how-to's on the matter. I agreed with him. It is something that gets stuck in my craw a little when … Continue reading Experience or Expertise?

Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

In my upcoming blogposts I will be talking about communication, a subject that is at the centre of much of what I talk about. Sounds like an oxymoron, but many of us who talk a lot do not necessarily communicate well. Take a look at the media or marketing in recent weeks and you gain … Continue reading Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

Your #socialmedia face tells a story

I love this cartoon, it illustrates how so many treat their social media presence: I was part of a lively conversation at a networking function with people of various work backgrounds. The topic went from experience, to training, to marketing, to... Social media. And we camped here for some time. This was a polarizing topic, … Continue reading Your #socialmedia face tells a story