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Build strong organizational structure

How To Build Strong Organizational Structure

By Silvia Pencak

Organizations we work with here at Powerful Life Consulting (PLC) are scattered around the globe, providing wide array of products and services, yet they face similar challenges – people challenges. In order to build strong organizational structure or company, you MUST focus on people. Focusing on product or processes will…

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Where to begin as a leader

Powerful Leadership: Where To Begin?

By Silvia Pencak

Starting a new leadership position can be both, exciting and frightening experience. What you do during your first days will contribute to your success or failure in a new role. Following are key strategies to help you understand where to begin as leader so that you win the game. 1.…

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Creative Team Meeting At Office

Team Diversity or Team Synergy?

By Silvia Pencak

Teams have been facing massive disruptions for some time now. With previous focus on team synergy and recent discussions about team diversity, where does it leave leaders? What should you be focusing on and how should you structure your team to improve its effectiveness? Because at the end of the…

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People challenges at workplace

How To Lead Through People Challenges

By Silvia Pencak

Leadership would be easy if we didn’t have to lead people… just ask any leader! Yes, even after 20+ years of leading people, projects, meetings and new initiatives I still think that leading people is tougher than anything else. It’s actually so bad that even educators say that… Most of…

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Business trends 2018

Top 7 Business Trends 2018: Where To Invest Your Focus & Resources

By Silvia Pencak

I believe that 2018 will be a year of continuing disruptions. Companies and organizations of all sizes will face major challenges and opportunities. Speed and your ability to act will be detrimental in the success of your company this year. Based on the business trends 2018, here’s where I encourage…

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Did Your Last Hire Disappoint? Try This…

By Silvia Pencak

One of the biggest frustrations of all team leaders continues to be lack of talent. Business leaders at all levels continue to weed through resumes, applications and references just to find out that the talent they hired is far from expectations. We are being regularly called in to resolve challenges¬†…

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Your Guide To Resolving Top Team Challenges

By Silvia Pencak

Leading a team isn’t an easy task. You may have a group of hard-working individuals who are great at achieving results, but helping them click together, communicate effectively and partner up on projects is a very different story. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to help your team overcome these…

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When Things Go Wrong…

By Silvia Pencak

There are some bright moments in organizations when things go smoothly as planned. But there are also times when projects come to a halt, teams get frustrated and leaders can almost feel despair breathing on their necks. These are the critical moments when things either turn badly or take a…

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How to deal with bad boss

So Your Company Has a Bad Boss. Now What?

By Silvia Pencak

Last week I shared with you top 10 signs of bad leadership. Based on statistics I quoted, it seems that almost every workplace is challenged by bad bosses who hurt their teams and employee satisfaction. And after watching so many companies having to deal with leadership crisis in the near…

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Signs bad leadership

Top 10 Signs of Bad Leadership

By Silvia Pencak

Some time ago I wrote an article for Women Executive Network in Canada on how to thrive under a critical leader (if you missed it, you can find it here). Yet, statistics are so scary that I decided to address challenges from a different angle. But first, let’s look at…

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