Transition Tips

Building Your Horizon in Uncertain Times leadership transition Feb 02, 2022

-By Sophie Pinkoski

How many of us could have predicted, let alone prepared for, the eventuality of a world-wide pandemic? An event like this is sometimes referred to as a black swan: so rare, it might as well be...

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It’s a Puzzle, Not a Problem leadership transition Jan 25, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Back in 2020, the world experienced a shift in innovative thinking. Without any warning, we were thrust into a global crisis that required us all to think on our feet to keep each other safe and...

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Is There Calm in This Pandemic Storm? leadership transition Jan 18, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

For so long now, we’ve been operating in crisis mode, responding to emergencies keeping us from moving forward with our lives.

Remaining caught up in a holding pattern of waiting for the worst...

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Let Your Body Feed Your Mind leadership transition Dec 21, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Throughout the pandemic, we have become far more attentive toward mental health in our professional lives. But a crucial aspect of maintaining mental health often goes overlooked: taking care...

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Lead Your Organization, Don’t Battle Your Inbox leadership transition Dec 14, 2021

-By Sophie Pinkoski

Throughout the pandemic, we have especially adapted to communicate with one another almost exclusively in a digital capacity. While shifting from in-person to virtual meetings has been a huge innovation...

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Energy Lifesavers: Maximize Your Day leadership transition Dec 07, 2021

-By Sophie Pinkoski

A common struggle for any leader is how to find and sustain momentum throughout your day. This is particularly challenging for CEOs, whose sheer amount of responsibilities can often become overwhelming...

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First Steps for a New CEO  leadership transition Nov 22, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

As a new CEO, it’s tempting to start taking action as soon as you start. But it’s important to acknowledge that you won’t know everything right off the bat.

Rather than springing to...

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A CEO's 24 hours leadership transition Nov 09, 2021

-By Sophie Pinkoski

A 2018 study by Harvard Business Review revealed that on average, CEOs work 62.5 hours a week.

CEOs often fall into the assumption or expectation that overworking and constantly being...

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Not So Lonely At the Top governance transition leadership transition Nov 02, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

In July 2021, Lifeworks and Deloitte Canada found that half of the 1,100 leaders they surveyed have seriously contemplated leaving their role throughout the pandemic.

With CEOs already...

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Your Best Before Date: Leave Them Wanting More governance transition Oct 20, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski 

As any organization’s Annual General Meeting rolls around, many members of its board of directors will have the same thing on their minds: should I stand for re-election or another term? If...

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Untangling the Equitable Workplace  leadership transition Oct 13, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Diversity, equality, and inclusion come up often in the work place. They’re so entwined, it’s often difficult to comprehend what each term means individually, and they become further...

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Knowledge Transfer: Informing Your Next CEO leadership transition Oct 05, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Plenty of work goes into introducing a new CEO, from learning the team culture to experiencing how the organization lives its values. But one unsung aspect of onboarding a new leader...

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