VLOG - Time Audit Part 2

Awareness of how a leader spends their time often leads to insights as to where they can ‘take back’ time. In this lesson you will learn some of the major bandits as well as the conversation you need to have in order to become laser focused on your key deliverables.

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Ian Whitfield
VLOG - Time Audit Part 1

Time is considered our most valuable asset. The problem is that very often leaders don’t take time to reflect on how their time is being used, or misused. Our calendars are filled with appointments made by other people’s priorities, not our own. Discover how to do a simple time audit to reveal where you may be able to gain back valuable minutes, hours and even days!

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Ian Whitfield
Engaged Employees Offer 2.5X Revenue

Every business understands that their largest expenditure is labour cost (15-30% of gross revenue if you are running well, 50% in food services). 

Now, what should you expect in increased revenue from these expenditures? That depends (the worst answer ever).

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2.5xIan Whitfield
Nature Lesson in Leadership

Like many of us, I find myself spending weekends getting the house ready for Calgary’s two weeks of summer. This year I have had two pesky robins show up who lay claim to a prime piece of real estate on our deck. Usually, I’m happy to share the land with them, however, not this land. I have done everything imaginable to try and deter them, to no avail.

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Own It in 2017

There is a video making the rounds on social media with Simon Sinek and his perspective on the Millennial generation. Sinek does a great job of unpacking the four major influences on this group and offers some practical advice to corporations on how to support them. Overall I agree with all he had to say, except one thing. Where he places the responsibility.

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Ian Whitfield
Lead like a NASCAR Driver

Most of the leaders we work with are impatient for results. In most cases this is not a bad thing, they bring energy, they drive processes forward and the good ones do it in a fun and inspiring manner. They are the kind of people who lead with the throttle fully open and the pedal to the metal. However, here’s a little secret. 

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Ian Whitfield