What to consider when preparing to return to work

Now that things are reopening, many of us are preparing to return to work. Whether you’re already partly there, or still anticipating it, here are some things to think about as we ease back into a life that is closer to how things were before the pandemic — yet still so different. Here are some […]

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Confidently lead your team using a coach approach

At Padraig, not only do we coach leaders in organizations throughout North America, but we also help leaders bring a coach approach to their own leadership. So, what’s the difference between coaching and a Coach Approach? Well, coaching is a professional service requiring significant training, experience and certification whereas a Coach Approach is a tool […]

Succession planning

Succession planning: Do you have an effective system?

What would you do if a key executive were to leave your company unexpectedly? What does your succession planning look like? Life is full of unexpected changes. Maybe someone decides to retire early due to a change in health or family circumstances. Or, maybe someone is offered a dream position in another city or country […]

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Is escalating conflict threatening your team?

In our last blog, we looked at conflict and individuals: How to recognize it in ourselves and others, and how resolving conflict always starts with “the why.” Productivity and performance suffer for a few reasons: A team that lacks cohesion is not going to be as effective as a team where everyone trusts and works […]