Nic Dampier

How the Power of Listening can Empower the Workforce

The Imperfect Art of Listening We’ve all been there – our thoughts drifting as someone speaks, our heads nodding in autopilot while we think of what’s for lunch, or our…

The key differences between Mentoring and Coaching.

Plato, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Oprah Winfrey – what do these famous people all have in common? The answer is surprisingly straightforward, and you’re correct if you guessed that…

Change happens… how do I manage this?

Your CEO has announced a company-wide restructuring – and your role is one of many affected. If you’re like most people, the thoughts running through your head at this moment…

Generational Intelligence – What are the 5 generations and why does it matter in the workplace?

“Millennials are so entitled – they job hop whenever they don’t get what they want”. “Baby boomers are terrible at technology!” “Gen Z have such short attention spans – must…

The Employee Expectation Gap and the Role of the Manager

So, you believe you’re a great manager – you remember your team members’ birthdays, readily approve their time off requests, and even surprise them with thoughtful gestures like treating them…

I’m a New Leader – What Should I Do First?

Congratulations! You’re a star performer, and your company has recognized your achievements by promoting you to a leadership role. You’re excited to embark on this new chapter and have lots…

How can I make my 1 on 1 meetings with employees less awkward?

Many leaders will tell me how they never quite know how to get a 1 on 1 meeting started. They either feel they have to do all the talking or…

Emotional Intelligence: Telling Traits of Successful Employees

A recent study revealed that an astounding 60-80% of organizational challenges stem from strained workplace relationships, with 62% of employees attributing these conflicts to differing values and perspectives. These numbers…