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