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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Balance

4 Ways Leaders Help You Receive Feedback

Busting out of the shackles of bureaucratic process feels great. I’m excited by the changes I’m seeing in the annual
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How to become a more patient and attentive leader

How to become a more patient and attentive leader

Ordinary life is a rich practice field, and the Leaders I coach are often surprised to discover they can build
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Today's Leaders Make it Safe to Play

Today’s Leaders Make it Safe to Play

I work and play in the heart of Canada’s technology triangle – Waterloo, Ontario - the home of Blackberry, Open
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Break Bad Habits by Creating New Ones

Break Bad Habits by Creating New Ones

Well-meaning leaders don’t always do what they say they will. Fraser wants to give his staff more empowerment, but he
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In Praise of Powerful Admin Assistants

In Praise of Powerful Admin Assistants

The leaders that I coach have much self-confidence, a keen sense of urgency and an “I can do it” attitude.
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Dancing at Work

How to Be an Active Leader

Leadership is an activity. You know it’s not a spectator sport but a call to action. Yet, many leaders I
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Reading to know

Be a Leader Who is In the Know

Imagine that an important newspaper in your community interviews ex-employees and writes an unflattering piece about your firm. Would you
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Try these new mindsets to manage a demanding world

Try these new mindsets to manage a demanding world

In business circles, it’s a badge of honour – the busier you are, the broader your portfolio and the wider
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Want to be a trusted leader? Ask Questions.

Want to be a trusted leader? Ask Questions.

Ramos is a leader who seems aloof and uncaring. Not about the business, for which everyone can easily see his
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Powerful Leaders: Choose the Best Interpretation

Powerful Leaders: Choose the Best Interpretation

Thanks to technology, information constantly speeds around the globe. At work, a deluge of emails, voicemails, text messages all compete
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Personal Trainer or Team Coach? Part II

Personal Trainer or Team Coach? Part II

Last post I wrote about Ram and Rory, two managers with different styles and skill-sets. One was most effective in
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Are you a Team Coach, or a Personal Trainer?

Are you a Team Coach, or a Personal Trainer?

Ram is a manager with great people skills. He is a good listener, and interrupts to ask the right questions
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Team Coaching for Culture Change

Team Coaching for Culture Change

Here is a link to a post written by a recent participant in my Team Coaching session at HRPA's annual
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Should you "give 'em hell" this year?

Should you “give ’em hell” this year?

The start of a new year gives leaders an opportunity to start fresh with their teams. Here’s an interesting thought
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Leaders Should Welcome Unsolved Problems

Leaders Should Welcome Unsolved Problems

“Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” Legions of leaders subscribe to this mantra, and often they learned it from
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Leaders who don't plan: Herculean efforts are not always heroic

Leaders who don’t plan: Herculean efforts are not always heroic

by Jill Malleck, MA, PCC Master Integral Coach There is a skill gap in leaders which is most annoying for
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