Purpose… The New Strategy

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In the past seven months since the arrival of COVID-19, much has changed. We heard strategic prophets at the outset talk about how the next two years, will bring us the same amount of change anticipated for the coming two decades. Wow, much to assimilate and adapt to so quickly. As millions of people in Canada have transitioned to remote working, many things are different….

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Getting to Know Your Team Through Assessments

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Have you ever been confused or discouraged when you’ve discovered that a team is not performing as expected or a team member isn’t fitting in? What happened? Did you inherit leadership of the team or personally assemble it? Has the team climate changed dramatically, maybe a pandemic has set in? Sadly, that is our reality six months into COVID-19. What Makes People Tick? In our…

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Cohesive Leadership Teams and Organizational Health

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A favourite resource of ours when working with teams is the body of work undertaken by Patrick Lencioni, which is summed up and his terrific book called The Advantage. Our associate Gabriel, took the time to synthesize this book into a brief post on some of the key learnings. We hope you enjoy it and find ways to apply it within your team and organization….

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Logia Consulting Blog Book Review: “Essentialism” by Greg McKeown

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We are live in a time with many unplanned distractions (COVID-19, isolation, negative news, markets swirling…) competing for our attention, some even of our own doing. The book ‘Essentialism’ offers a refreshing antidote to staying grounded and committed to what is most important. The Author, Greg McKeown, purveys that becoming an Essentialist is not easy, but the potential benefits to one’s life are overwhelming. When…

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The Four Behavioural Traits: Understanding Ourselves and Others

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In this blog, a Logia client agreed to share some of their testimonial thoughts on an experience from early in the coaching/mentoring process. That is when we introduced a psychometric assessment we often recommend, the MERIT Profile™. It explores defined components of our character and innate behaviour which is often called our personality profile. Our innate behavior (how we have before we think; habits &…

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The Value of Self Discipline

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In this time of great pause for many activities and things in our lives, due to sheltering at home for the pandemic, we have the opportunity to build up our vital aspects of our character or be victim in their absence or weakness. This insightful article by our blogging associate, Gabriel Olver, focuses on ‘self discipline’ which plays a huge role in our personal success…

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Finding Balance, New Habits, and Achieving a Healthy Mindset

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It was a great honour to be given the opportunity to speak with other leaders on a recent webinar hosted by the Raj Manek Mentorship Program. My one hour session (link below) was entitled ‘Finding Balance, New Habits and a Healthy Mindset’ in the context of the COVID-19 reality we are all experiencing. Perhaps this topic is of interest to you as well. https://manekmentorship.sk.ca/networking-events/speaker-presentations/

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Connecting with Logia Consulting – Dave Smith & Associates Business Continuity Plan

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Business is certainly not ‘as usual’ for everyone in recent days with the pandemic upon us. The amount of stress I have encountered in clients these past few weeks has been profound. The not so good news is that I suspect it will not abate for awhile. The comforting news is that clients seem to really appreciate and benefit from the opportunity for brief conversations…

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Step by Step Guide to Creating a New Habit

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Logia’s apprentice associate, Gabriel Olver, has had a decade to work on mastering the art of building new habits. In his owns words, here is just one story of his successful experiences applying the MERIT™ PLE (personal leadership effectiveness) system we introduced him to so long ago… I went to the gym after work last week and noticed a common phenomenon that happens around this…

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What Michael Jordan, Warren Buffet and Alexander the Great have in Common? The Necessity of Lifelong Learning, Coaching and mentorship.

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While reading about the biographies of high performing individuals, Logia’s apprentice associate, Gabriel Olver, gained a new appreciation for the necessity of lifelong learning, coaching, and mentorship. In 2019 he read the biographies of three famous individuals who excelled in their respective fields. Here are his notes on these successful leaders: Warren Buffet: Self-made billionaire investor Michael Jordan: Greatest basketball player of all time Alexander…

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