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  • Eileen Chadnick Wins ICF Prism Award for “The Coach Approach” with Ontario Library Service
    by Eileen on March 31, 2023 at 3:16 pm

    Just off the cusp of writing about the career-boosting inspiration from this year’s Oscar awards, it looks like I’ve got something to celebrate too. I won an award! Even better, I won it with one of my lovely clients whom I’ve had the ultimate pleasure of working with on a very gratifying two-year (plus) initiative.

  • My Word and Mantra for 2023: Right Now.
    by Eileen on January 15, 2023 at 5:29 pm

    Did you come up with your word (or mantra) yet for 2023? I have to confess, as I approached the halfway mark of January in this brand new year, I still hadn’t yet found my word. Ironic eh? Afterall, I’m the one who has been publishing (for 11 years) an annual list of year-end/year-ahead questions

  • Leaders – It’s the Tiny Moves That Can Make the Big Difference
    by Eileen on November 9, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    This article was initially published in my Globe and Mail Column. See my latest Globe columns here. Many managers are caught between a rock and a hard place in the “return-to-work” challenge, pressured to bring people back but still facing resistance from those who now prefer to work from home. Mandating back-to-work is one thing. Engaging

  • Blindsided like Lisa LaFlamme? How to Move Forward…
    by Eileen on September 5, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    Like many Canadians, I was shocked and dismayed when I heard that Lisa Laflamme was unceremoniously let go from her role as CTV’s national news anchor. Not only was I struck by how poorly the communication appeared to be handled, I also wondered, from a leadership lens, what outdated playbook the higher up decision makers

  • Return to Work: Humanity, Connection, Compassion More Crucial Than Ever
    by Eileen on July 12, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    This article was initially published in my Globe and Mail Column. See my latest Globe columns here. As the return-to-work era unfolds, many leaders find themselves mired in challenges. They are tired. Their people are tired. And there is still a lot of resistance. How to bring people back and create cohesive, productive, engaged teams? It’s