Sandra Hokansson Sandra Hokansson
Sandi Hokansson is a certified executive-level coach and principal of Sound Leadership. She is also SVP, executive development, Adecco Group North America, UK and Ireland. Reach her at sandi (at) soundleadership (dot) ca.

It’s back to school for leaders too!

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It’s September and the kids have gone back to school. Classes, extracurricular activities and sports have started for the fall season. As a leader, it is the perfect time to consider ...

Stepping Up Into Your Leadership Shoes!

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In my coaching practice, I frequently speak to leaders about “stepping up into their leadership shoes” and how important it is to do so. For recently promoted leaders who have ...

Leaders are Role Models … So Make Every Opportunity Count!

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With our required focus as leaders on growing market share, exceeding client expectations, delivering ROI, staying competitive, meeting shareholders’ expectations and hiring and ...

What Employees Want From Their Leaders!

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I have heard many leaders say from time to time, “It’s never enough; employee expectations are too high; we must be all things to all people.” At times, I must admit I have ...

What Leaders Look for in Future Leaders, Besides Integrity!

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Last month I shared why integrity still matters today in hiring leaders and how to recognize if a candidate has it. Knowing that integrity is essential, what else is important for success ...

Integrity Matters: How to Identify It in Leaders

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I read with interest recent comments from Warren Buffet on what he looks for when hiring talent and future leaders: intellect, energy (initiative), and integrity – and he goes on ...

Leadership: How to Make New Habits Stick?

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Last month I shared how important it is for leaders to identify the habits that already make them successful & keep reinforcing those, and, commit to the new habits required for ...

What Leadership Habits Are You Committing to in 2018?

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The definition of a habit is: something that you do regularly and generally without thinking about it.  We tend to associate the word with things that are bad for us – the term ‘bad ...

Leaders: Make a New Year’s Resolution to Take Stock of Your Assets!

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Most New Years’ resolutions address weaknesses: what you want to change, what you want or need to do differently. This applies to both personal and professional resolutions. I propose ...

A Delicate Balance: Allowing Suppliers Direct Access

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A recent Staffing Industry Analysts report cited 20 percent Canadian market penetration of master service provider (MSP) programs. While this number is much smaller than the 50 percent ...
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