The True Costs of Workplace Bullying

By |2022-08-10T16:13:18-06:00August 17th, 2022|HR Advisory, Leadership Development, Workplace Investigations|

Do you know what workplace bullying is costing your business? Even as business leaders prioritize inclusive and psychologically safe work environments, workplace bullying remains a significant and costly challenge in Canada. A recent study looking at harassment and violence in Canadian workplaces found that 71.4% of workers experienced at least one form of harassment and abuse [...]

Why Business Leaders Need to be Worried About Burnout

By |2022-08-18T10:28:32-06:00August 3rd, 2022|Coaching, Leadership Development|

Do you know how to recognize burnout in the workplace? Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, workers worldwide faced unprecedented changes to working conditions, leading to growing awareness and concern about burnout and its impacts on employees and business effectiveness. First identified and described in the 1960s, burnout is not a new phenomenon.  What is new are the dramatic [...]

Making the Most of Paid Time Off: The Importance of Using Your Vacation Time

By |2022-05-20T14:16:16-06:00June 1st, 2022|Creative, Leadership Development|

As the first half of the year draws to a close, and summer approaches, stepping away from the office is very likely top of mind for many of us. The benefits of vacation time are well documented. They include stress relief, improved physical and mental health, increased happiness, and better overall well-being (read more about [...]

Decision Fatigue: How a Coach Can Help Business Leaders Avoid Decision-Making Burnout

By |2022-04-27T08:21:19-06:00April 6th, 2022|Coaching, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development|

Should we hire candidate A or candidate B? Will we work with the supplier who charges less or the one who offers more? Do we need a new strategy to reach our business goals? These are just a few of the important kinds of decisions that managers and business leaders face every day. As 'information [...]

Our Guide to Remote Employee Onboarding

By |2022-03-14T10:39:37-06:00March 16th, 2022|HR Consulting, Leadership Development|

There's no question that a great onboarding process is critical to employee success. A lack of clarity, communication and support in the first foundational weeks and months of a new role is the fastest way to see enthusiasm, productivity, and employee retention rates plummet. Even before the pandemic, onboarding was a challenge for many organizations. [...]

Top Strategies for Employee Retention in 2022

By |2022-01-12T13:48:51-07:00November 4th, 2021|HR Consulting, Leadership Development|

Once upon a time, it was not uncommon to stay in the same job, with the same employer, for your entire working career. However, thanks in no small part to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, today's workforce trends have shifted significantly. Perhaps no other singular event in recent history has had a more profound [...]

Creating Employee Recognition Strategies that Work

By |2021-09-14T16:51:03-06:00September 15th, 2021|Leadership Development|

With remote and hybrid work environments becoming the new norm, businesses may be feeling the struggle to keep employees connected and motivated with traditional approaches to employee recognition. Factor in the changing demographics of the workforce as more Millennials and Gen Z make up a greater proportion of today's employees, and it becomes clear that [...]

5 Ways Employers Can Cultivate a Happy Workplace

By |2021-04-17T04:04:36-06:00March 18th, 2020|HR Advisory, Leadership Development|

International Day of Happiness is a global celebration that is observed on March 20 every year. The day shines a light on human joy and wellbeing as a basic human goal, honouring our shared humanity and advancing the development of more inclusive, equitable, and balanced approaches to economic growth. Given the current state of our [...]

Leadership & Management Trends to Look For in 2020

By |2021-04-17T04:04:38-06:00December 18th, 2019|Executive Coaching, Leadership Development|

Leadership trends have always been a hot topic, but today more than ever team leads, managers, and owners need to stay on top of the current trends shaping the rapidly evolving workforce. This leadership trend summary looks at the most critical business drivers to consider in the year ahead so that your employees stay motivated, [...]

Five Tips On Motivating Employees In The Workplace

By |2021-04-17T04:04:40-06:00October 23rd, 2019|Executive Coaching, Leadership Development|

As much as we like to think that employees are intrinsically motivated to bounce out of bed every morning, come to work, and give their best effort each day, this isn't always the case. Statistics show that "60% of [Canadian] employees are not engaged at work," which can negatively impact productivity, morale and, ultimately, your [...]

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