Bill Hogg

VIDEO: Bill Talks About Innovation

This video is a segment from a longer video created for a client who wanted to on-board their new employees with a consistent message about the culture and expectations of the organization.Bill talks about the importance of innovation in building diffe...

4 Essentials Every Employee Needs To Deliver Exceptional Customer Service

This is the first in a series of six articles that will examine different aspects of delivering exceptional customer service and how it leads to increased overall profitability.Over the 6 part series, we’ll discuss techniques that you can implement to improve the performance of...

8 Emotional Drivers of Employee Engagement

We’ve all seen the lists -- the definitive list of drivers for employee engagement. Unfortunately, every research company and consultancy has a slightly different list. If it’s not on the list, is it not important? Who’s right?Well, to a certain degree they all are...

How Transformational Leaders Make Organizational Change Stick

Change is an inevitable process that every organization must face and successfully manage if they want to remain competitive and grow.Since most people are naturally resistant to change of any kind, it is a leader’s ability to effectively frame change will make a significant...

Transformative Leadership and Change Realization

This is the first in our leadership consulting series of articles that looks at creating transformative change in your organization. The full series will be available for download as a white paper once it is completed.Change is not easy, but it is necessary if...

Leadership Development: 5 Special Qualities Shared By Courageous Leaders

The following content is inspired by my keynote HEART OF A LION: The Essential Qualities of Courageous Leaders.There are many different aspects that make up the complex psyche of a true leader who passionately strives for success for both themselves and others. A leader has...

3 Key Elements of a Strong Change Management Framework

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.billhogg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Dollarphotoclub_EmbraceChange-150x150.jpg" class="alignleft colorbox-6948 wp-post-image" This is the sixth in a series of articles that discuss the 3P Change Equation approach to change in any organization – the foundation of my Fired Up & Focused keynote and workshops.Realizing a need for change...

5 Steps To Create A Culture Of Leadership

This is the fourth in a series of six articles that looks at leadership capacity and its impact on organizational growth. The full series is available as a white paper Building Leadership Capacity. Please let me know if you would like a copy.In a previous...

5 Ways for Leaders to Influence Organizational Culture

Leaders have a huge influence on organizational culture. In fact, you probably have more influence than you realize, and sometimes this can bite you if you are not conscious of how your words and actions impact others in your company. If you are having...

Having a Clear Change Process: The 3 Elements of a No Excuse Mindset

This is the fifth in a series of articles that discuss the 3P Change Equation (Purpose, Passion, Process) approach to change in any organization – the foundation of my Fired Up & Focused keynote and workshops.A clear process is a vital component of achieving...

The Importance of a Distinctive, High Performance Culture

All companies strive to have their team arrive each day highly motivated, ready and eager to do what it takes to get the job done. However, this is more of an ideal than reality. Motivation comes and goes, performance targets are achieved one month...

Let’s Talk Leadership: John O’Donnell, CEO Allstate Insurance — PART 4

Your team should always be acknowledged and rewarded for the good work they do. Feedback is an essential component of a high performance environment.Leaders need to be willing to listen to what their employees have to say and consistently provide positive feedback to your...

Let’s Talk Leadership: John O’Donnell, CEO Allstate Insurance — PART 3

Strong leaders understand the importance of having a clear vision for their organization. As a leader, one of your key roles is to shape organizational culture and create a high-performance environment, and this starts with a clear mission and vision.In this interview, John O’Donnell,...

Why Passion And Emotion Are Key Drivers of Sustainable Change

This is the fourth in a series of articles that discuss the 3P Change Equation (Purpose, Passion, Process) approach to change in any organization – the foundation of my Fired Up & Focused keynote and workshops. If you can’t wait to read the full...

Let’s Talk Leadership — John O’Donnell, CEO Allstate Insurance Part 2

Accountability is a vital component of having a strong organizational culture. However, the ability to be held accountable and hold others accountable for their actions is lost on many companies.One of the comparatives that I often use when I’m talking to clients is, if...

Let’s Talk Leadership: Bill Hogg Interviews John O’Donnell, CEO Allstate Insurance — PART 1

Competent leadership is a critical success factor for all organizations. Failure to have strong leadership at all levels of your organization will inhibit your company’s ability to grow and achieve its defined business goals and objectives.In this interview, John O’Donnell, President and CEO of...

5 Reasons Why Most Change Management Initiatives Fail

While success is what we strive for, failure -- at least initially -- is what many of us experience.Over the years, I have come across many companies that have a desire to change – they want to change organizational culture, improve customer service, increase...

Let’s Talk Leadership: Bill Hogg Interviews Don Walker-CEO Magna International PART 3

Hiring is an opportunity for organizations to create change, improve, and add to organizational culture. One of the critical success factors for developing a high performing work environment is hiring the right people for the job. This involves looking at two key areas when hiring:...

Why Creating Change Requires an Emotional Connection

This is the second in a series of articles that discuss the 3P Change Equation (Purpose, Passion, Process) approach to change in any organization – the foundation of my Fired Up & Focused keynote and workshops. If you can’t wait to read the full...

7 Must Have Transformational Leadership Qualities

Today, more than ever, we need courageous leaders who empower others to reach heights they never thought possible. We need our leaders to expand their capabilities and move outside of the transactional space and into a transformational space that focuses on long term solutions...

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