JMReid Group Blog

The Wise Advocate: a partnership between minds, a building block for a new way of leading

Posted by John Reid on March 2, 2020

A neuroscientist, a strategist and an executive coach walk into a conference. By the time they walk out, the next cutting-edge thinking in strategic leadership – the practice of the Wise Advocate – is taking root in their minds.

The Eye Can’t See the Eye

Posted by John Reid on February 27, 2020

Self-assessments are a staple of the learning and development industry, but they should be approached with care when used as training tools.

The Spectrum

Posted by Corena Chase on February 13, 2020

I learned an invaluable lesson my second year at drama school that I find myself sharing with my corporate clients all the time. We can identify the vast middle ground on which we can adjust our behaviors to grow into the most effective versions of ourselves.

The Existence of Energizers Demonstrates Failed Instructional Design

Posted by John Reid on January 30, 2020

For years, bad instructional design has masqueraded as “learning” in classrooms around the world. Nothing proves this more than the existence of energizers—meaningless, often silly exercises facilitators run to get tired learners to “re-engage.”

VIRTUE – 6 Ways to Build Trust

Posted by Mike Scott on January 17, 2020

As the President of a $2.6 billion retail & wholesale grocery division in Canada, one of the hardest decisions I made was to close a distribution facility that had been in operation for 89 years. The business case was irrefutable; significantly reduced operating costs, faster delivery cycles and a high ROI, but the human impact […]

How Team Building Courses Can Support Your Organization

Posted by Alex Nates-Perez on December 18, 2019

Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.

How a Sales Workshop can Benefit your Team

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Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.

How Manager Training can Benefit Your Organization

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Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.

How Leadership Development Can Benefit Your Organization

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Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.

How Leadership Coaching Can Benefit Your Organization

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Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.