David Wray

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People skills or technical skills? As professionals in finance, engineering, medicine, law, or hospitality, we spend significant time learning and acquiring technical skills but relatively little on people skills. Technical skills are things like preparing and analyzing information, data management,… Continue Reading…

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Core leadership skills we need in any role Core leadership skills lists are as plentiful as there are days in the year, and often depend on the flavour of the month! That said, three core skills serve us well in… Continue Reading…

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What does resiliency mean? Resiliency is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “the ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations.” Its 17th-century origin is from the Latin verb resilire, or “to leap back” or “to recoil.”  Resilience is both an emotional… Continue Reading…

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Success is a skill or is it only an outcome? “The harder I work the luckier I become”, is an adage attributed, albeit incorrectly, to Thomas Jefferson. The earliest findings of this idea around luck and success date to 1922,… Continue Reading…

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Motivating ourselves versus motivating others Motivating ourselves (or remaining motivated) can be trying in the best of circumstances.  Driving us to naturally wonder: how can can sustain high levels of motivation when we are faced with a “to-do list” that… Continue Reading…

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