Of Toxic Workplaces and Turning Points

By Ingrid Vaughan A toxic workplace is more like a slow drip than a burst pipe and doesn’t develop overnight. The condition is not typically highlighted by a major event or situation, but more subtly defined by a gradual decline...

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Steve Cadigan: The ROI of Culture-Building

Steve Cadigan is founder of Cadigan Talent Ventures LLC and co-founder of Silicon Valley’s ISDI Digital University—formed in 2017 to help address the growing digital divide. Steve advises fast-growth tech companies like Twitter, Google, Eventbrite, GoPro and some of...

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How to be the Consummate Internal Advisor

By Robert Harris We all know that relationships are important. But relating effectively to people doesn’t always mean being nice. I’m not suggesting we should be mean or nasty; far from it! But the reality...

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Improving Decision Analysis in Workplace Mediations

By Paul Godin One of the tools that can be very effective at generating flexibility from the parties in workplace mediations is the strategic use of BATNA (the Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement) to improve rational decision-making by parties...

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How to Be Happy at Work

By Heather O’Keefe, CPHR How to Be Happy at Work by author Annie McKee serves up great ‘how-to’ recipe for anyone determined to spend the majority of their working hours without being consumed by stress, drudgery, frustration or by working...

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The Perfect Time to Get Creative is Now

By David Usher We all have an image in our mind's eye of the perfect time and space to do our creative work. An amazing studio overlooking the ocean with the brilliant light of a sunset washing colour through the...

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Guiding Change – Does HR Add Value?

By Chris Edgelow What human resources professional isn’t involved with change? HR work lies at the critical intersection of business and people - and that intersection is a very turbulent place these days. Building competency with guiding change is...

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‘SUBLIME’ Approach to Organizational Transformation in the Digital World

By Murad Salman Mirza When viewed through the digital lens by an emboldened customer willing to switch brand loyalties for ‘peace of mind’ via the positive benefits of technological innovation, the business world can seem woefully small—and vulnerable. This perception is...

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