Drew Bird is an experienced leadership and organization development practitioner who works with leaders from all levels, helping them tackle the real challenges that they face every day. Drawing on his experience as a senior leader in a variety of organizational settings and situations, his pragmatic approach helps leaders to engage and empower their teams with the goal of creating vibrant, healthy, and highly productive workplaces. Drew is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and holds an MSc in Organizational Psychology, and an MA in Leadership. When not pursuing his passion for individual and organizational improvement, he is an avid sailor, triathlete, and cyclist. His love of travel has taken him all over the world, including Canada, the US, Australia, Africa, and Europe. Drew is married to Zoë, and lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
Jason Giesbrecht, a senior healthcare leader, has extensive experience leading and managing many different types of teams in complex work environments. He has been a university educator at undergraduate and graduate levels as well as a clinician in a variety of public and private health-care settings. He has facilitated courses on leadership and management, has authored numerous ebooks, and has been published in a highly respected peer-reviewed medical journal. Jason holds bachelor’s degrees in psychology and physical therapy a master’s degree in rehabilitation medicine, and is a member of the Canadian Association of Healthcare Leaders and the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia. Committed to balance in life, Jason also finds time to pursue his other passions, which include sailing, mountain biking, running, and playing the guitar. He lives with his wife, Niki, and three children in British Columbia, Canada
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Developing High Performance Teams
Whether you have been a leader for some time, or are just preparing to go into a leadership role, you can increase your chances of success by applying basic team development principles, implementing sound team processes, and focusing on positive team results.
This ebook will provide you, the leader or manager, with all the tools you need to create a well developed high performance team.
This ebook will provide you, the manager or leader, with relevant, up to date, and practical information on the key components of strategic planning in way that is easy to understand and apply.
Balancing Time and Workload
This eBook has been designed to provide you with information on the basic principles of balancing time and workload. In this practical, easy to read eBook you’ll be presented with evidence-informed and experience tested strategies for getting the most out of your day without burning the candle at both ends.
Meetings are an integral part of leadership and management and may be the most important vehicle for collaboration, discussion, decision-making, and action. A well-run meeting is efficient, productive, and energizing for its participants.
In this eBook you’ll learn the fundamentals of running effective and productive meetings based on practical and experience tested strategies.
Managing Employee Performance
This ebook has been designed to provide you with key information you’ll need to address performance issues within your team. The information in this book is based on tried-and-true methods proven to work across a wide range of workplaces and industries. Real life scenarios are provided to allow the reader to learn how to apply these skills in practical situations.
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