Entries by Barclay Hoskins

Canscott’s 38th anniversary:

For 38 years now, Canscott has been providing supervisory/management training to clients across Canada and the USA.   We have worked with thousands of supervisors and managers, with many of them progressing to senior executive roles in their own or other organizations. These senior leaders have then retained Canscott to deliver training in their new organizations.  […]

The Holiday Season is Almost Here!

With the holiday season just around the corner, consider giving your staff the gift of education with a Canscott training program. We are booking well into 2023, so don’t wait too long and miss out on preferred dates and/or instructor. #supervisoryskills #leadershiptraining

The Value of Preference Discussions

Building trust-based communication with employees is of paramount importance for supervisors.  Workplaces are becoming more and more diverse every day and supervisors must be aware that not everyone wants to be communicated with in the same manner. Supervisors need to be comfortable and confident when communicating with all members of their team. Organizations everywhere are […]

The Importance of Organizational Support:

In the current labour market, improving employee experience is key to attracting and retaining high-performance employees. Therefore, employee experience must be front and centre in the minds of managers. The ‘great resignation’ as it is called, has resulted in employers suddenly realizing the importance of meeting employee needs and ensuring that they provide an inclusive […]

New 1-day offering! Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis.

Of course, there are many providers who offer this type of training. Then why CANSCOTT? Our consultants come from industry and have both supervisory and managerial experience. We understand the frustration of receiving an RCA that states: “fire caused by sparks”, or “injury caused by complacency”. We know “what good looks like” and we will […]

Another round of our hallmark program, back by popular demand!

  Table of Contents – Module 1 of the Complete & Industrial Supervisor – virtual-CANSCOTT©: What it is to be an Agent of the Employer. Workplace privacy law and the Supervisor. Why documentation is important? “How to” effectively document. The respectful workplace. Occupational health & safety “Due Diligence”. Communication skills & crew talks. Coaching & […]

A new program designed for virtual delivery that includes a selection of video’s, articles and breakout sessions for group work. This program contains cutting-edge leadership and management philosophy coupled with CANSCOTT’s traditional practical application.

Table of Contents – Module 3 of the Complete & Industrial Supervisor – virtual-CANSCOTT©:  Advanced Performance Management (*What is performance management?, *Coaching, Positive Coaching, the 2-Minute Challenge, *Productivity & the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – “The Pygmalion Effect”, *Rosenthal’s “Four Factor Theory”, *Accountability Meetings, *What drives organizational performance (i.e. nine key drivers) Effective Communication & Influence (*The […]