Surpassing the Science of Stress: More Play in the Workplace Lowers Stress

In the midst of time-sensitive projects or in team meetings, playfulness, fun and humour yield numerous benefits, literally transforming the environment, which in turn...

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9 Ways to Grow Psychological Safety Within your Organization

What are the three words you should welcome most in team discussions and yet feel least comfortable saying yourself? “I Screwed Up.” Creating a workplace...

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How HR Leaders Can Build A Wellness Strategy To Promote Mental Wellness At Work

In any given year, one-in-five people in Canada experiences a mental health problem. Each week, 500,000 employees are unable to work due to mental...

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How to Slow Down at Work – and Get Smarter, Faster and Better Results

From employees on the front lines to leaders in the C-Suites, the frenetic pace of business is taking a toll on workers’ productivity and...

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The Importance of Disconnecting From Your Phone to Reconnect in the Real World

A few years ago, I attended an event, where clinical psychologist, Hiroko Demichelis, addressed our immediate need to connect to the outside world on...

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The Art and Impact of Empathy in the Workplace

Empathy. It is what we seek in others, and they in us. It is a part of our human needs: to be heard and...

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How to Handle a Difficult Moment by Taking a Mindful Pause

You deal with a lot in your HR role.  As an HR professional, you encounter all sorts of challenging situations.  Whether it’s a heated meeting,...

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The Four Kinds of Company Culture

  “The Culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behaviour the leader is willing to tolerate.” What are you putting up with, or turning...

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