zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue: Is it time to log off?

I love that technology allows me to work with my team (we span four time zones!) and to work remotely with clients. It’s been a little easier for us at Padraig to adapt to virtual meetings during the global pandemic than for some of our clients who are new to working remotely.  But even so,Continue Reading

return to work

A coach approach to transitioning your team’s return to work

Using a coach approach with your team members can help them with communication, innovation, self-reliance, confidence, taking responsibility and even with their work relationships.  Our clients and regular readers of our blog are familiar with what it means to use a coach approach to leadership, but you may not have thought about how you canContinue Reading

speak-up-at-work

8 tips for encouraging team members to speak up at work

If you’ve ever worked in a fractious or toxic work environment, you know how difficult it can be to speak up at work.  Hushed and guarded conversations. Uncertainty about who to trust. Dread about retribution for those who dare to raise concerns. Worrying about the future of your career. In the worst cases, a pervasiveContinue Reading

loneliness of leadership

Finding ways to conquer the loneliness of leadership

You work for years to climb the corporate ladder and you finally reach the top. This is it! Years of hard work and effort have paid off and you are an executive in charge of a team, a division, or perhaps an entire organization, company or government department. Sure, you’ve probably heard it before butContinue Reading