David Wray

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Job loss – involuntary or mutual separation The start of a new year also brings on new opportunities and new challenges. One that I recently learned about is an organizational restructure which impacts several individuals. The affected teams were verbally… Continue Reading…

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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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How and why is self-confidence particularly fragile lately? We don’t need to look very far to understand why self-confidence has taken a battering for many over the last 18 months. We’ve dealt with lockdowns, quarantines, self-isolation (for some), and a… Continue Reading…

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Public speaking is the number one social phobia Glossophobia, more commonly known as a fear of public speaking, is commonly affecting up to three-quarters of people. Yet it is a skill that is increasingly critical in our everyday lives, from… Continue Reading…

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