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 Bully, the Bullied and a Better Way

I’ve been reflecting on the behaviours of those in the workplace that are labelled “bullies.”  They are labelled this way by employees, as well...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our...

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Hide Your Goat – How To Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You

No one is immune to feeling negative. The infection can spread quickly and those who discharge the poisonous toxin are masquerading as co-workers, family, friends...

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Stress is Optional: A Global Epidemic

This is the first in a four-part series. Why am I an advocate for convincing others that stress is optional? Simple—because it is simply not...

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The Cost (and How to Counter) the Stress of 24/7/365

Your cell phone buzzes on a Thursday evening in the midst of family time. You answer and once again, off hours, are swept into...

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HR LeadersTalk: Leading the Mental Health Conversation at Work

There may be no tougher—or more worthwhile—discussion for a leader to initiate in the workplace. Destination Mental Health As CEO of Destination BC, a crown corporation...

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