Accountability and Culture… What’s Really Going On?

When we take the time to ask ourselves the really hard questions while digging deep for answers, we often find truths that we never considered. Many of the results we get in our corporate cultures are unintentional. Meaning that...

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4 Things for HR to Remember When Handling the CEO Handoff

When there is a change in the CEO role it is a delicate process for HR professionals. Do you keep the promotion under wraps until the last minute? Announce it months in advance? Who needs to be in the know...

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Leading With Heart & Backbone: How Balanced Is Your Leadership?

Although seemingly opposite, heart and backbone are necessary counterparts for effective and meaningful leadership. When we lead with our heart, we leverage emotional connections to inspire our teams. When we lead with our backbone, we competently handle difficult situations, and share...

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The S.M.A.R.T. Approach to Employee Recognition In The Workplace

Showing your employees you appreciate a job well done is a critical leadership skill. It reinforces positive behavior, builds trust and increases engagement in the workplace. However, a simple “Thank You” is often not enough…nor is giving a $25...

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How Courage & Leadership Tie Into Your Emotional Intelligence

Courage is commonly thought of in the context of an incredible act of bravery, or overcoming extreme adversity or risk. In everyday life, we might think of courage as getting up in the night to see if the noise...

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5 Thoughts On HR & Business With One Of Canada’s Most Creative People Ron Tite

When you're named one of Canada's most creative people, you find different, more innovative ways to do things. So when we asked Ron Tite, keynote speaker at the upcoming HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, B.C., to answer a few questions via...

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The 5 Second Rule & How It Can Work For You and Your Organization

How long does it take you to make a meaningful decision? The answer. About as long as it took for you to read the previous sentence – or at least that's the principle idea behind best selling author, Mel Robbins'...

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Leadership Level HR 101: Building a Better Business Practice

For some time now, we’ve been hearing fa double-edged complaint: from CEOs bemoaning their HR team’s lack of vision and from HR teams begrudging being left out of those very same strategic discussions. With the added stress of AI and...

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