Dealing with Difficult People

August 17, 2018By Rael Kalleycommunication, Corporate Coaching, culture

Dealing with Difficult People Every office has one. At least one. Some have many. You know what I mean? Difficult people.Difficult people are not going anywhere. Which means you need to find a way to coexist and, preferably, prosper.But how?He/she/they lack any redeemable feature that you can latch onto, and cultivate in a way that … Read More

It Costs Nothing To Celebrate Success

July 27, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, culture

It Costs Nothing To Celebrate Success “Do 100 things well, no one ever says a word. Make one mistake and you get to meet the whole management team.” This was how a woman recently explained the culture of the company in which she works. The idea of taking time to celebrate success is basically unheard … Read More

New Supervisor Problems

March 16, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, culture

New Supervisor Problems How would you gain the confidence of your team as a new supervisor, especially if they are resistant to you? This is not an uncommon question. Whenever a person is promoted or appointed to a position of leadership, there is always the possibility of a political dynamic that will make their job … Read More

Look Past First Impressions

February 7, 2018By Rael Kalleycommunication, Corporate Coaching, culture

Look Past First Impressions You are interviewing a person for a senior management position within your company, and you’re keenly observant of the interviewee’s behaviour. After all, first impressions are key, right?  The candidate shows up for the interview 45 minutes late, offers no explanation for his tardiness, plonks himself down in a chair, puts … Read More

The Answer is Asking Good Questions

December 20, 2017By Rael Kalleycommunication, culture, Habits

The Answer is Asking Good Questions A commonly asked question parents ask their children is “Why do you ask so many questions?” And the response: What better way to get answers? From an early age we are taught that asking good questions is the best means of obtaining information, gaining clarity, learning, challenging assumptions or … Read More

Meeting Expectations is the Minimum

November 8, 2017By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, culture

Meeting Expectations is the Minimum So often I see staff in need of corporate coaching where the different in revenue would be felt immediately. In early October, my wife Gimalle and I visited the Calgary Home Show. It had been several years since we had last done this and I always enjoy these events particularly … Read More