About Glenn Tibbles

A successful career with experience in the airline, corporate trust, not-for-profit, and human capital consulting fields has given Glenn Tibbles a unique understanding of the challenges faced by both individuals and organizations in managing change, as well as attracting and retaining top talent. A partner with Cenera, Glenn leads the Executive Search and Executive Coaching practice areas. With extensive management and consulting backgrounds, he assists our clients with their human capital challenges and needs. Throughout his career, he has honed his leadership, executive and management skills, primarily in the areas of human resources, administration, contracts, insurance, sales and profit, and loss. Glenn is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, an alumnus of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Program, and an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. He is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is also a Past President of the Human Resources Association of Calgary. Glenn is a Senator on the University of Calgary’s Senate and has served on many corporate and volunteer boards.

Get Real: Why Good Coaching Requires Honesty

By |2021-08-12T17:04:08-06:00July 7th, 2021|Coaching|

“No legacy is so rich as honesty” – William Shakespeare At Cenera, our coaches work with leaders at every level within a company. Regardless of where you are in your career, working with a professional coach can help you understand your strengths, clarify your weaknesses and set goals to put you on a path toward [...]

Clear is Kind: How to Give Clear Feedback in the Workplace

By |2021-08-12T16:45:55-06:00April 7th, 2021|Coaching|

Feedback is a crucial component of any successful team, but its impact easily has the potential to be either positive or negative. When done wrong, feedback can be confusing, demotivating or even lead to workplace hostility and conflict. While difficult conversations are essential to leadership, managers often put off providing feedback until the annual performance [...]

How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Career Impact

By |2021-06-29T19:39:48-06:00February 10th, 2021|Coaching, Uncategorized|

Have you ever felt like you just can’t seem to fit in at work? Or, have you felt like a colleague just isn’t understanding the company culture? It likely had nothing to do with work performance but rather something that isn’t talked about in the workplace: emotional intelligence. This article will explain what emotional intelligence [...]

3 Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Leader

By |2021-04-17T04:04:32-06:00January 13th, 2021|Coaching|

As we enter what may be yet another challenging year, strong leadership is more important than ever. Strong leaders encourage resilience, make employees feel appreciated, and show compassion for their team. In difficult times, leaders can help keep teams calm and employees on-task. Have you made resolutions to improve your leadership skills? As a starting [...]

Why Now Is the Time to Invest in Your People

By |2021-08-13T12:25:20-06:00November 18th, 2020|Coaching|

As the pandemic stretches on, work-from-home burnout is growing. Stress and financial anxiety are high, and many people are burning the candle at both ends, taking fewer breaks and less time off to recharge, fearing their job could be in jeopardy if they slow down. The truth is, being overworked doesn't lead to increased productivity. [...]

Leading in the Age of (Newly) Remote Teams

By |2021-08-13T12:28:21-06:00October 28th, 2020|Coaching|

This October, Cenera hosted a virtual event in partnership with CPHR Alberta entitled Leading Remotely: How Does HR Support Leadership? The event attracted over 100 attendees, and our expert panel of leaders and HR professionals delivered an engaging and insightful discussion, moderated by Janice MacPherson, Director of Operations at CPHR Alberta, about the successes and [...]

Why Newly Appointed Leaders Fail

By |2020-09-23T08:12:55-06:00September 23rd, 2020|Coaching|

Whether an organization promotes an employee from within or spends months recruiting, interviewing and vetting candidates externally, there’s always room for failure. With any change, there are going to be growing pains and stumbling blocks, but if your organization is planning to promote or hire a new leader to drive your organization forward, it’s important [...]

Research: 3 Biases That Shape Decision-Making During A Crisis

By |2021-04-17T04:04:34-06:00August 19th, 2020|Coaching|

Implicit bias, also known as unconscious bias, can have a significant impact on decisions in all areas of life, especially in the workplace, and especially in times of crises. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to remain objective when making important decisions. However, when a crisis hits, it hits fast and unexpectedly. When forced to make [...]

After Terminations, Support the Survivors

By |2021-04-17T04:04:35-06:00July 8th, 2020|Career Transition, Coaching|

Downsizing is a high-stress experience that everyone feels, whether it’s the loss of your job, witnessing layoffs within your company, giving the notifications, or just knowing friends and colleagues will be facing unemployment. As Calgary companies navigate change, Cenera's Career Transition professionals have supported organizations and individuals through the difficult process of employee terminations. And while it's [...]

Stabilizing and Sustaining Your Remote Team

By |2021-04-17T04:04:35-06:00June 17th, 2020|Executive Coaching|

On June 12, stage 2 of Alberta's relaunch strategy rolled out, allowing more businesses to reopen and resume operations. Still, many companies are rethinking workplace landscapes, productivity models and employee schedules. Over the past few months at home, former office dwellers faced an unprecedented test: Can remote work really work? Despite a few bumps along [...]

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