You chart the course;
we light the way

At Bright Wire, we are constantly challenging what’s possible. We are inspired by the energy and resiliency of the leaders and teams we partner with.

Learn more about our approach and our commitment to creating the future together through intentional leadership in our series of thought leadership articles below.

Six ways to accelerate your team through the forming (and re-forming) phases

The four waves of the pandemic and the resulting changes to the workplace, have put psychologist Bruce Tuckman’s first two phases of team development through what feels like a revolving door. As new employees join your group, others may leave, or teams may work differently moving back and both between remote, office and hybrid models, teams are forming and re-forming constantly as team members get to know each other, and experience a wide range of emotions from fear to excitement about the future.

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Maintaining Focus

Keep it simple wherever you can.

How many times have you been in a meeting and wondered, “What the heck am I doing here? Why are these other people in this meeting? And what is the purpose of this discussion?” How often are you trying to make a decision and realize that there are too many factors or too many stakeholders involved?

At Bright Wire, we believe in navigating complex situations and finding a way to make them as simple as possible.

As a leader, it is your role to help your people quiet the noise, which will help your team become more efficient and productive. Here are three strategies to implement today to drive results through simplicity.

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Future Ready

In a city as dynamic as Calgary, our most valuable resource has never been oil. It has always been the talent and work ethic of leaders and teams across our city fueling the economic engine. Now, more than ever, it is important to invest in these people to enable innovation to invest in these people to enable innovation and growth to chart the course for what comes next.

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Leading Beyond Resilience

Be resilient. That has been the message since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adapt, pivot, sustain; these have become rallying cries for business leaders
over the past nine months. Resilience may have gotten us this far, but at Bright Wire, we believe it’s time to consider what comes
after resilience.

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Millennials and Gen Y want to create an impact. Here’s how to give them the opportunity to do so before someone else does.

Whether you are at the top of your leadership level, top of your game, or the top of your salary ban, reaching the proverbial “top” can come with the need to refresh and refocus to continually achieve your personal commitment to excellence. In our most recent Forbes article we offer four simple and impactful strategies that’ll help you mitigate career stagnation and ensure continued satisfaction over the long-term

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Future-Ready Leadership: Five Reasons For Organizations To Build Coaching Capability As A Leadership Skill

Whether you are at the top of your leadership level, top of your game, or the top of your salary ban, reaching the proverbial “top” can come with the need to refresh and refocus to continually achieve your personal commitment to excellence. In our most recent Forbes article we offer four simple and impactful strategies that’ll help you mitigate career stagnation and ensure continued satisfaction over the long-term

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Leaders don’t know what they don’t know.

Leaders today are leading in the moment. This bold notion may resonate with you since it’s a common concern that many of the leaders we’re partnering with are facing. The challenges of a remote workforce, changing missions and pivoting operations mean that leaders only have the capacity to focus on the day-day demands of their role and the immediate needs of their team. As we emerge from the intense period brought on by the pandemic, and as uncomfortable as it may feel, it is now time for leaders to deliberately spend more time planning for the future to drive business strategy and show new results.

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Innovation Through Coaching

Leaders today are leading in the moment. This bold notion may resonate with you since it’s a common concern that many of the leaders we’re partnering with are facing. The challenges of a remote workforce, changing missions and pivoting operations mean that leaders only have the capacity to focus on the day-day demands of their role and the immediate needs of their team. As we emerge from the intense period brought on by the pandemic, and as uncomfortable as it may feel, it is now time for leaders to deliberately spend more time planning for the future to drive business strategy and show new results.

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Building And Sustaining That Q1 Feeling Is All About Optimism

That intangible but palpable first quarter feeling — bringing a renewed sense of purpose, direction and focused energy — is even more pronounced this year. It is built from optimism.

Optimism is a state of mind, an emotion, a perspective — and it is also a choice. Leaders who choose optimism by asking what’s possible, build resiliency and sustain the momentum and vigor of the Q1 feeling long after March 31.

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Keeping Motivation and Momentum At the Top

Whether you are at the top of your leadership level, top of your game, or the top of your salary ban, reaching the proverbial “top” can come with the need to refresh and refocus to continually achieve your personal commitment to excellence. In our most recent Forbes article we offer four simple and impactful strategies that’ll help you mitigate career stagnation and ensure continued satisfaction over the long-term

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