Coach’s corner: Thoughts on goal setting with Jen Segger

The Holidays is always a great time for reflection and an all important PAUSE from our "hamster-in-a-wheel" go go go pace. It's a time to pause and reflect on where you have come from and envision where you want to go. There is no ONE way to do this, so I thought it would be cool to do a small series around goal setting from the perspectives of a few different types of coaches. Sometimes...

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Our most important leaders

If people are an organization's most important assets, then I'm going to put myself out there and say the most important leaders are the NEW LEADERS:That first level of team lead, supervisor or assistant manager who steps up from frontline to manage their peers. Team lead. Key holder. Supervisor. Senior staff. Assistant Manager. The titles are as varied as the individuals and...

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Whose job is PEOPLE?

Titles are a funny thing. I recognize the need to categorize the  work people do, but I question whether in today's business environment they are accurate. Prior to starting Impact People Practices,  I was hired to lead the People side of a luxury hotel management company. The owners believed if we could attract and retain the best in the industry we would create a winning culture .. not...

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Impact People

  Ed Pitoniak is one of those leaders who inspires, who sees the brilliance in others and whose visionary style of communication helps align and challenge individuals to reach great heights. When I worked with him at Intrawest, he was one of those senior executives who was beyond passionate about PEOPLE. Intrawest in the '90s had an incredible culture that revolved around people... and it...

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