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Dont be a DOPE

Don’t be a D.O.P.E.

The failure of leaders to effectively deal with workplace issues continues to amaze me. The chorus of complaints includes poor morale, high turnover, low productivity, hostile culture, absentee leadership, no accountability, poor job fit — just to name a few. It doesn’t seem to matter whether you are part of the old or new economy, […]

The Changing Face of Staffing

The Changing Face of Staffing

Staff. Where do you find them and how do you keep them? Should you let robots hire them? Is an impending generation war about to erupt between millennials and boomers? There is a lot to talk about when it comes to your staff. In this issue we focus on the comings and goings of your […]

Educating Through Humour

Educating Through Humour

The viral video “Tea and Consent” inspires us to talk about workplace sexual harassment in a different way.

How to Stay Engaged When Work is Boring

How to Stay Engaged When Work is Boring

We all have work we have to do that bores us to tears. Learn why mindset is the secret to staying engaged and engaging your staff.

The Courage to Make Real Change

Your Workplace Leadership and HR Conference

What sets our leadership and HR conference apart is the courage to make bold choices.

Developing On-the-Fly Coaching Habits

Developing On-the-Fly Coaching Habits

Learn how to establish a coaching habit to eliminate employees’ overdependence and overwhelm, and prevent them from becoming disconnected.

When You Can’t "Tough It Out" Anymore

When You Can’t “Tough it Out” Anymore

Here’s why employers in some of Canada’s most stressful industries are working to dispel the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

What Does Your Body Language Convey?

What Does Your Body Language Convey?

Does your body language convey authenticity? 3 Tips for presenting yourself as a more authentic leader.

4 Wellness Strategies Your Organization Should Embrace

4 Wellness Strategies Your Organization Should Embrace

Most of us spend the majority of our time at work, so our workplace can have a huge impact on our wellness. Improve wellness with these 4 strategies.

Happy Holidays!

As 2014 is ending, we would like to thank you for being a part of our community. We appreciate your feedback and words of kindness that you send our way all through the year. Enjoy this wonderful, rejoiceful music video from the talented PianoGuys that filled our hearts with the season’s cheer. We hope it […]

Grilled Salmon Steaks with Horseradish Sauce and Summer Potato Salad

This is a great recipe and I love how versatile all of the ingredients are. Prepare extra and you have a great lunch for the next day. One serving of the salmon and potato salad provides 566 calories; 301% of your daily requirement of vitamin C, 71% potassium, 27% calcium, 94% B12. One interesting ingredient […]

Brave Cool World

Doodle for your Noodle The worker who doodles during your presentations may remember more than you think. According to an article published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, doodling while listening has been shown to improve memory. In a study conducted by the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, test subjects […]