The story of how McMan Central is strategically creating a thriving culture. Tucked away in Innisfail, Alberta there is a house finished neatly in a cream stucco and brown trim. This home has held many people, and witnessed extremes of happiness and sorrow within its walls....

Photo by Devon MacKay on Unsplash I have a new job; a really important one, and it’s perfect for me … A few months ago, I accepted the part-time position of Executive Director of BCalm. I know this is a great next step for me, working with an...

When the pandemic first began, I remember seeing all of these videos circulating where you could explore the Lourve, or walk down the cobblestone alleyways in Italy, or tour Britain’s medieval castles, all from the comfort of your couch! This was a novel escape while...

“No matter how good you are at negativity, you’re also capable of positivity.” – Barbara Fredrickson I sometimes find myself finishing an online meeting with a group and thinking, ‘That felt almost normal,” which is a weird thought to have. But 20 months into the pandemic, it’s...

A profound way to shift yourself and your workplace culture are to identify key transformational questions that:  Help you and your team think differently; Help your team to take on new challenges;  Help your organization to get engaged in a new vision. Sometimes the right question...

How many people do you know that completely disconnect from work over the summer… or ever? I receive countless bounce backs from people when they are out of the office and “have limited access to email,” and yet I still get a response back from them...

Do you want to build a healthier, more positive, and productive workplace? The concept of workplace health became very important to me in my twenties when I worked in a place that had 50% turnover of staff each year. Obviously, there were issues or people would...

Photo by rowanlott on Pixabay Summer workin’ had me a blast. Summer workin’ happens so fast. (You’re singing this with me, aren’t you? ) We’ve made it to June! With my daughter still in school, I always think of a “work year” as being on a school year schedule....