Your Workplace Conference 2013

Attendees at the 2013 "Your Workplace" Conference.

Experts Deliver the Latest on the Progressive, “Well” Workplace at Your Workplace Conference 2013! The opening keynote at the 6th annual Your Workplace conference was given by Dr. Linda Duxbury on Change Needed: The Business Case for Improving Work-Life Issues. Arguably Canada’s most accomplished researcher and speaker on work-life balance, Dr. Duxbury shared the results […]

The Compassionate Edge: A Question of Control

A man punching a red and black striped punching bag.

“Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.” — Margaret J. Wheatley, American Writer and Management Consultant Some time ago, I was hired to coach a small team of women who had recently been […]

A Tale of Two Cities

A city divided in two; dark on the left and bright on the right.

Two mayors. Two disasters. Different results. What should we expect from leaders? At minimum we want leaders who can get things done, rally the people, motivate staff, resolve conflict, protect the public, manage finances and communicate a vision. We also want leaders who are honest, ethical, and can set an example for others. Some people […]