High Performance Teams

7
Oct

Equipping Leaders for Growth and Resilience Program

Pricing extended until October 9, 2020!!! A unique action learning program to accelerate critical business initiatives and keep high valued team members! This four-month, virtual program which begins October 19th will surround your leader with a counsel of experts, a community of peers, a personal coach and immediate practical tools and insights to deliver results. To support the project delivery,

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28
May

You Are The Competitive Advantage!

Now more than ever, those in leadership positions in every single organization are being judged by their workforces.  How we lead people through times of change and turbulence says a lot about us as leaders.  Imagine if you were so effective as a leader that you were able to be your organization’s competitive advantage?  Attracting and retaining the best talent

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4
Feb

What – No Thank You?

Has our obsession with efficiency rendered the thank-you obsolete? How many of you drop a quick thank-you note after a colleague has supported you? How many of you don’t? And how many of you believe that it doesn’t even matter and have never thought twice about it? (Be honest now…) We are all so busy that sometimes a thank-you feels

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7
Feb

Shifting From Performance Management to Performance Enablement (Video)

The annual performance process continues to be the primary tool for setting, directing and supporting performance in the majority of organizations despite significant evidence over a period of more than 20 years that it does not work. In this video, I share some tips on how to shift from Performance Management to Performance Enablement. Insanity is doing the same thing

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16
Feb

Think You Are Good at Delegating? Take this Quiz

If you Google “Why is delegation important?” you will get over 11 million hits.  Everyone knows that delegation is important. Delegating is a great way of encouraging your team members to develop themselves and for you to develop coaching and mentoring skills.  Delegation enhances the empowerment of employees. It is critical to the success of any leader and any organization.

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16
Nov

Tapping into Your Most Trusted Resources

Employees – Your Most Trusted Resource We recently attended a conference showcasing the results of the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer. Most of the results shared focused on a decline in trust across business and government. This is not likely a surprise to you, nor was it to us. However, a key finding that did resonate with us here at Lighthouse

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6
Jul

What is Your “Go-To” Conflict Mode?

I recently worked with a leadership team who was striving to improve their collaboration.  They had a consistent pattern of decision-making that did not encourage or even allow for collaboration on crucial business imperatives.  Many thought that this pattern was a result of the work/pressure/stress they were under.  This was only partially true. There are some key ingredients required to

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19
Apr

HR Influencers Workshop

We launched what I think is an exciting two-day program for HR Business Partners called the HR Influencers Workshop. After speaking with a number of colleagues, reading many additional articles on the changing role of HR, it became clear that there was an opportunity to provide practical and powerful support for mid-level HR talent. Many in these roles are finding

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2
Jan

Marnie Smith appointed Managing Partner at Lighthouse NINE Group Consulting

Lighthouse NINE Group, a leading strategic consulting firm, is delighted to announce the election of Marnie Smith as its new Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2017. Marnie has been a Partner of the firm since 2009 and leads Lighthouse NINE’s High Performing Teams and Change Management practice. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Organization Design and Effectiveness, Team Development,

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21
Nov

What Role Do You Play in Developing Talent?

We work with a lot of organizations who are focused on developing their talent.  Many leaders see this as ‘promoting’ talent; boosting your best performers up to the next rung on the ladder.  Undoubtedly this is important, and we know that it is a desirable outcome, but what if there are not enough rungs on the ladder?  What if the

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