Judy’s Articles and Blogs

As a blog contributor to Huffington Post Canada, you can find my latest leadership development and skills blogs at: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/judy-mann/.

Contact me and let’s set up a time to meet to talk about how I can help you and your team build its communications and relationship capabilities.

How To Give Feedback That Delivers Results

Feedback should be a rite of passage. As you progress through your career you should have mentors, coaches, bosses and trusted advisors who have mastered the art of feedback. If you are fortunate, the feedback you receive is given with context, examples and clarity. The feedback has been well rounded;…

Are You Building A Team Of Oompa-Loompas, Minions Or Gladiators?

Are you a Wonka, a Gru or a Pope?

What kind of team are you building and developing? Do you want leaders of tomorrow or simply those who get in line? Do you truly understand your leadership capability and culpability to know how your hiring trends and how your leadership…

You Can Defeat Generational Stereotypes In The Workplace

Ageism (also spelled “agism”) is stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of their age.

I can appreciate the need to understand audiences, to find commonalities among consumers and to understand how generations typically adapt or are adept to technology and the workplace. But I do think…

Are You Asking The Right Questions?

 It’s amazing what you can learn and understand by listening more and talking less.

A child will ask “Why?” dozens of times. Why is the sky blue? Why do dogs bark? Why can’t I go outside? The parent then, often, gives a long and sometimes exhaustive answer to which the…

Your First Impression Starts On Social Media

Not that many years ago the first time you were seen by other professionals and colleagues was in an interview, the first day on a new job or in a social setting. Now, it is common for people to Google you or find you on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook…

Motivation And Reflection Can Come From Unexpected Sources

Have you ever checked your horoscope to see what might be in your future or look for answers as you prepare for a big meeting, look to get out of a rut or just want some motivation? Who hasn’t looked at their fortune in their fortune cookie and thought, “Yes,…

Stop Avoiding The Post-Mortem: It’s All Down To 3 Simple Questions

Post-mortems are often perceived as time intensive and a cumbersome task. You’ve already taken the time to plan and execute the activity and it’s over, so why bother? Whether it’s a major project or event, a product launch or an announcement, a digital media campaign or an issues management plan,…

 

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