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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...

Have you ever wondered whether you can improve your organization’s customer culture? I work with leaders to create more positive workplace cultures that attract and retain the right people – not just the right employees but the right customers. Wal-Mart Chairman Sam Walton nicely sums up one...

“Every choice you make leads you away from your vision or moves you toward it.” ~ Patti Digh Are you interested in cultivating a more positive workplace culture? Chances are that most leaders will answer “yes” to this, but achieving it is easier said than done. A new...

Do you enjoy giving constructive feedback at work? How about receiving it? Most people say “no” to these questions, yet when asked if they like to learn and grow in their career, the answer is almost always a resounding “yes.” But it’s almost impossible to grow without...

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash. Have you taken any trips around a vicious cycle lately? Or down a downward spiral? You know, those times when one thing compounds on another, and before you know it, you’re feeling overwhelmed and in a state of languishing. This...

When I get a consulting request from a small business or team to work with them on their culture, it is often when they have reached the size of about 35 employees. Up until this point the business or group has been growing and there...

When I was doing research for my Master’s degree back in the 90’s, I remember interviewing a number of directors from a municipal government about their views on employee health and assistance. There was a prevailing notion at the time that if an organization was...

“A positive people culture is one where people experience positive emotions, optimism, cohesion, gratitude and humour, and where they have, as a consequence, a real sense of engagement” Dr. Michael West, Professor of Organizational Psychology, Lancaster University Management School. My interview with Dr. West was one...