Pat Kenny’s Blog

Did I do the right thing?

Did I do the right thing?

As a leader, how do you really know when you’ve done the right thing?There are so many variables to decisions you make, not limited to but including the impact on the organization, how it affects the individual, and the toll it takes on you as the leader. The...

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The Importance of Self Care

The Importance of Self Care

As a leader of an organization, your main priority is the care of your people. If they feel valued and cared for loyalty goes a long way in production and commitment. Great leaders go out of their way to make sure that their employees, beyond their compensation...

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To retire or not to retire, that is the question!

To retire or not to retire, that is the question!

Why is everyone so afraid to retire? From the day most people enter an occupation; unfortunately, they look forward to the day they’re going to be able to retire. It totally violates the “smell the roses” theory but is understandable. The human condition seeks to be...

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How To Lead In Difficult Situations

How To Lead In Difficult Situations

The Truth Will Set You Free One of the hardest things a leader has to do is to inform those above them, whether they are stakeholders or local or city officials, of the harsh realities of the impact on an organization if funding is not provided. We are now in the...

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Conflict With Your Faith

Conflict With Your Faith

You will find in my keynote speech and in my book, I have a strong faith and believe in signs that have guided me through life. There’s a certain irony that comes along with trying to fit that concept into someone who dies by suicide.I grew up in a very strict Irish...

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How Do You Join Sean’s Team?

How Do You Join Sean’s Team?

When I give my talks, I challenge the audience to go back home and to their workplace and talk about mental health openly and agree that mental illness is a physical problem, not a choice. I encourage them to do something concrete about it.So what does it mean to be a...

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