Sick Time Avoidance

African american businessman tired of long time work on laptop

Canadians return to work sick to avoid lost wages Concern over money is resulting in Canadian workers losing the work-life balance battle due to increased stress, anxiety and depression. In Canada, employees put work first before family and friends, even when sick, according to the third edition of Desjardins Financial Security’s national survey on health.

Wisdom: Let Go of Control

Groups of young business people communicating in office

It’s Time to ‘But-Out’: the Instinctive Urge to Control Conversations This isn’t about smoking in the workplace. It’s about a simple little change in communication behaviour that can pay big dividends in collaboration and productivity. Bluntly put, I think it’s time to regulate the use of the little word ‘but’ in everyday work relationships. Actually, […]