Nice Folks Finish First

Woman in business attire in a victory pose at a finish line.

“Nice guys” don’t finish last, at least not in the workplace. Employers are responsible to hire and train managers to create a supportive workplace where managers lead with empathy — and for managers, EQ (Emotional Quotient) is more important than IQ.

What I Think: An Incomplete Truth

Business People talking.

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting two workplaces in Toronto, both of whom have significantly changed their physical work environments: Sun Life Financial’s new office building on York Street and Scotiabank’s new ecosystems design on Yonge Street.