Author Archives: Carol Carter

About Carol Carter

Carol is a team transformer. She cuts through the craziness and chaos of TODAY’s workplace and helps leaders love their jobs again. Her live workshops and her online course “Transform Your Leadership” help people get “on track” and create REAL change that lasts, both professionally AND personally.

How Do I Motivate OTHER People?

This is the #1 question I am asked at any leadership training I do. Team leadership is not easy! In a recent conversation with a brand new safety officer I could hear his frustration. “I really want to work for … Continue reading

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How Leaders Keep Calm in the Middle of Chaos

Mark launched, wide-eyed and breathing hard, into the HR and Finance office. “Did you hear?” he puffed in a forceful whisper. “Hear what?” replied the CFO, suddenly on her guard. What followed was a horror story that threatened to damaged … Continue reading

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The 3rd and BIGGEST Barrier to Success

“Feel the fear and do it anyway” ~Susan Jeffers What’s keeping you small? Believe it or not, it might just be your ego! Fear of failure, fear of success, fear of change, fear of making mistakes, being wrong, being humiliated, … Continue reading

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When Magic Formulas Don’t Work – 2nd Barrier to Success

What is YOUR perfect formula to reach your goals? Watch this video if you’ve tried to follow other people’s formulas to create an easier path to success, and it DIDN’T work. (Don’t worry. You’re normal.) What works for others is … Continue reading

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Success Barrier #1: What Keeps You Small?

If you’re like me, you’ve felt the right decisions, thoughts and plans were just out of reach. At times, it’s like there’s an invisible wall I can’t push past. All the answers are on the other side of that wall. … Continue reading

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What’s Possible and What’s Probable?

Skiing through trees terrifies me! Every time I ski through “glades”, my brain launches an unconscious battle between what’s possible and what’s probable. What’s possible? Maybe, just maybe, I will finally know the exhilaration people say they feel from glade … Continue reading

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Productivity on December 23rd?

Today (December 23rd) has been sited as the least productive day of the year. There’s the office celebrations and vendors dropping in with sugary offerings. More than that, our focus shifts to what is most important to us – making … Continue reading

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Today’s interview from CKNW’s Jon McComb on Leadership

It was a huge honour (and thanks to one of my clients) to be asked some great questions about leadership this morning. I’d love your feedback. Click Jon’s picture below to listen to the 10 minute interview. What major changes … Continue reading

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Productivity Vampires? Gamify Your Workday and Win!

Some days, work can feel as though you’ve sold your soul for food. Had those days? Lately? … This morning? You can view work as a necessary evil, or as a means to accomplish your quest – your personal goals. … Continue reading

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Narcissism in the Workplace (Part 3) – What You CAN Do When You Need to Work With a Narcissist

“Don’t find fault; find a remedy.”  ~ Henry Ford You’ve just read the article on “How to Spot a Narcissist”. Shock hits… “Hey, I know that guy!” Before you run for the nearest exit, here’s a sad fact – every … Continue reading

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