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    The following article is courtesy of John Eades in "Building the Best" on January 4, 2022. Ask a group full of professionals what they want from a manager, and chances are you'll hear "someone that cares about me" at least half the time. While it seems like an obvious and simple desire, the sad reality is that it's a rarity.   According to Gallup, managers account for 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores across business units, yet only 36%...

    Courtesy of John Eades Building The Best The following post from John Eades on "Time To Remake Your Leadership: 7 Ways To Be A Better Leader" is from October 5, 2022. Being a leader that gets results and elevates others is difficult. Even with an endless stream of leadership tips and tricks on the internet, it's easy to lose sight of the main things being the main things.  The goal of this column is to recenter and refocus your efforts...

    Photo Credit Courtesy of VIU Mariners: https://mariners.viu.ca/general/2021-22/releases/20220512s4ia0q The following post is courtesy of the PACWEST website from September 3, 2022 https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/msoc/2022-23/releases/Season_Previews/20220901-VIU-MSC-Preview. The VIU Mariners have had 10 months to reflect on being one win away from a berth at the 2021 CCAA national championship. However, it wasn’t meant to be as the Mariners fell to the Douglas Royals and their season ended with a 2-0 loss. Coming into this season the Mariners will look different and it starts at the top. Kevin...

    Courtesy of "Building The Best" June 22, 2022 The following post is courtesy of John Eades "Building the Best Newsletter on June 22, 2022 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-coaching-key-your-leadership-success-john-eades/?trk=eml-email_series_follow_newsletter_01-hero-2-image_link&midToken=AQGgWYn8AI_qww&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=2dToENP92AbWk1. Success as a leader is never achieved through your efforts alone.   Too often, managers promoted because of their previous achievements as individual contributors forget this critical lesson.  One of the ways a leader separates themselves from being a manager is by coaching their people. A coach, by definition, is one who trains and instructs. I define...

    Originally published June 14, 2022 by John Eades in the "Building the Best" Newsletter. Getting leaders to care about culture because it's is a battle worth fighting.  Organizational Culture, by definition, is the shared values and beliefs that guide thinking and behavior. If your mind just shifted by that definition, you are not alone. Most professionals think about the office building, ping pong tables, or cool perks that come with the job.   Peter Drucker famously said, "Culture eats strategy for...

    Excerpts of the following article are courtesy this month's edition of Women's Soccer Coaching https://www.womenssoccercoaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Issue-019-Jun-2022.pdf highlighting the Minnesota Aurora a team that is led all by females, with an "all female coaching staff" and community owned playing out of the USL W-League. With all of the events of the past week and the demand for a Women's Pro League here, maybe there are some ideas that can be cultivated here in Canada building on the success...

    Courtesy of IStock The following article by Tim Denning from LinkedIn talks about leadership and the subtle art. Success is an iceberg. Most of what it takes to achieve your goals is hidden from plain sight. That’s because fake-successful people dominate the airwaves. Real success means enough money to live humbly, leftover cash to invest in charitable acts, a healthy mind and body, a family you spend time with, work you love, and a good circle of people around you. The most successful people I’ve...

    Courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph The following article from April 25, 2022 is the third installment in a series of three from Dr. Ivan Joseph the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Championship winning coach, former Men's Head Coach and Athletic Director of Ryerson University and current head Coach of the Guyanese Women's Senior National team. The award winning coach and author shares his lessons from his current journey, today leading after Failure. For...

    Courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph The following article from April 13, 2022 is the second in a series of three from Dr. Ivan Joseph the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Championship winning coach, former Men's Head Coach and Athletic Director of Ryerson University and current head Coach of the Guyanese Women's Senior National team. The award winning coach and author shares his lessons from his current journey. TONIGHT, I'M COACHING ONE OF THE BIGGEST GAMES...