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“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...

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....

Photo by henor teneqja on Unsplash. A SPIDER SAID IT BEST… Once upon a time, in a positively beautiful book written by E.B. White, there lived a little spider whose name was … Charlotte. Our heroine was small and grey, courageous and kind, gracious and extremely hard-working!...

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...

“Research shows that corporate purpose statements often do more harm than good because they are political exercises rather than words that people passionately believe in,” were the words of Dr. Robert Quinn when I interviewed him for “A Better Place To Work: Daily Practices That...

“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...

I skied for 20 years before I learned this concept that made all the difference! I took a lesson where the instructor talked to us about the “fall-line” of the mountain. This is the direction water will flow when it is free to run. When...