Heading into 2021: Lesley’s Reflections

Happy New Year! For me, the holiday break was a time for rest and reflection. My top three reflections are about vision, investment in myself as THE most reliable way to being able to create value for others, and mindset.…

Working with consultants: Lesley’s 5 tips

I've come across many different approaches to working with consultants. There's a difference between contracting, process consulting and expert consulting. Either way, in my experience, the following five elements will help you get the most value out of working a…

From Managing to Leading Part 2: Leaders are great coaches

In my previous article, I discussed the importance of coaching as part of any leadership role. Whether it is formalized or not, each leader has a responsibility to coach his or her team (direct and indirect), to achieving their full…