Blog: Epiphanies at Work | Jill Malleck

I’ve been writing about leadership effectiveness and the dynamics of workplaces for more than twenty years. 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.

Jill’s Latest Posts

Appreciate your staff before they sue

Appreciate your staff before they sue

Anyone in management is aware of the recent spate of lawsuits regarding unpaid overtime. While there have been more in
View Post
Generative conversations at work

Generative conversations at work

If you head toward the shoreline of Lake Huron in Bruce County this summer, you’ll notice the quiet and graceful
View Post
Another PIN? Give me a break.

Another PIN? Give me a break.

Guess you probably know that the new credit cards have chip technology, and require the user to type in a
View Post
When Leaders Say Trust Me

When Leaders Say Trust Me

Anyone who travels the agricultural concessions of Southwestern Ontario is familiar with the honour system for buying corn, tomatoes, maple
View Post
What did your Mom say?

What did your Mom say?

Recently a great friend of mine was in New York City and he snapped a picture of the train station
View Post
Keeping talented employees beyond the first year

Keeping talented employees beyond the first year

Imagine you’ve just come back from a great holiday, only to get one of the most distressing pieces of news
View Post
How much should you work?

How much should you work?

Finding the perfect balance between work and life continues to elude us. You don’t have to search far to find
View Post
I love the labyrinth

I love the labyrinth

I first learned about the labyrinth at a Spirituality at Work conference. There was a session where a woman had
View Post
Holding my breath

Holding my breath

“Jill, you are holding your breath,” admonishes my personal trainer – and not for the first time. As I am
View Post
Bosses are people too

Bosses are people too

There has been so much written about how to deal with toxic bosses, that this month I’ve decided to balance
View Post
The magical highway 407

The magical highway 407

Since so many people spend so much time complaining, I'm going to balance the vibes in the universe and try
View Post
Not enough music

Not enough music

I just got home from a concert. It feels funny to use that word to describe listening to a symphony,
View Post
Embody your life with a year-end retrospective

Embody your life with a year-end retrospective

A few years ago I started a habit that has become very important to me. I'm not one to set
View Post
Saying No with Grace

Saying No with Grace

We are our own worst enemy. No truer statement can be made when it comes to managing our time and
View Post
Recognition at work - costs little and means so much

Recognition at work – costs little and means so much

Today was a great day because I got to witness two leaders saying 'thanks' to the their team mates. I
View Post
Is your team busy enough?

Is your team busy enough?

Year-end is typically performance management time in many workplaces. Leaders who are too busy to be in their offices, or
View Post