Blog: Epiphanies at Work | Jill Malleck

As a coach and consultant, I enjoy writing on a variety of topics. Here is my latest thinking on leaders, teams and organizational development. If you want to read specifically about a certain topic, just click one of them below.

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Adaptive Leaders are best for Everyone

Adaptive Leaders are best for Everyone

Most leaders, if they choose to, will admit that they get along better with some people on their team. True
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DisruptHR.Kitchener-Waterloo

DisruptHR Waterloo

DisruptHR plans events around the globe. DisruptHR organizers say," if you are an HR professional, a CEO, a technologist, or
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You're Not Busy, You're Living

You’re Not Busy, You’re Living

Along with a lot of the leaders I am coaching, I am finding myself stretched these days. It’s good to
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The Challenge for Technical Leaders

The Challenge for Technical Leaders

If you lead, there’s a high chance that you got there as an outgrowth of your technical professional skills. Often,
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Colleague Calls: A new kind of coaching

Colleague Calls: A new kind of coaching

I’ve always found it fun, and intellectually stimulating, to work alongside other professionals in my field.  In the early days
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How to get Unstuck on Something that Matters

How to get Unstuck on Something that Matters

As a Coach, I’m most often working with clients on getting unstuck. As a person, I get stuck too. Recently
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Being emotional, and being human, at work

Being emotional, and being human, at work

Emotions at work are on public display these days, whether it’s Serena slamming her tennis racquet to the ground or
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If I could coach Elon

If I could coach Elon

Reading The New York Times interview with Elon Musk I wanted to say, Let’s coach. His description of the overwhelming
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Be a better mentor leader

Be a better mentor leader

Like most leaders, Sharon* feels a great responsibility to share what she knows. She is generous in giving time to
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Leadership Wisdom: Give the Benefit of Your Doubt

Leadership Wisdom: Give the Benefit of Your Doubt

We often think that giving the benefit of the doubt is a good habit: It means we assume the best
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Grow Your Team with Challenge Questions Asked Well

Grow Your Team with Challenge Questions Asked Well

I’m coaching a leader who is the resident expert in her field.  Like many leaders, she loves the industry and
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Wake-up Pauses: The most important Leadership Habit

Wake-up Pauses: The most important Leadership Habit

Recently I was asked to choose one piece of advice for leaders. Given the complexity of the role, leadership coaching
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Strategy Ladder = bridge between sweat and dreams

Strategy Ladder = bridge between sweat and dreams

A lot of clients are in the thick of it - scaling up, in growth or shrink mode, or implementing
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A Work-Anywhere Policy Needs Emotional Intelligence

A Work-Anywhere Policy Needs Emotional Intelligence

I’m coaching more people in their home these days – because that’s where they work. Most say it’s great for
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Raise expectations by talking, not by texts

Raise expectations by talking, not by texts

I’m coaching a leader who feels he’s become a nag. His team is dispersed across the globe, but even those
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Are you unreliable or adaptable? Your team wants to know.

Are you unreliable or adaptable? Your team wants to know.

SJ is a leader who feels pulled in several directions. Her Board and senior leaders enjoy her flexibility and ease
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