Next Live Online Course starts April 11/19

Join me for this online program, consisting of eight 1-hour sessions spread over a 10 -week period. In this course, you will work through “A Better Place To Work” (book included in course fee) and participate in adapting the practices to your workplace. Join us on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time starting again this spring.


New Year’s Sale!

For a limited time, the April course is being offered at $495/person or $995 for a team of three.

Register Early! Rate increases February 22/19

It is like a book club with online coaching – fun, informative and hugely practical!

This course also includes special guests Dr. Robert Quinn, Dr. Martin Shain, Mary-Lou MacDonald and Melissa Barton. Other guests will be announced in the coming weeks


Dr. Robert QuinnDr. Martin ShainMary Lou MacDonaldMelissa Barton

Maximum 45 people.


Here are some of the topics and practices we will be working on throughout the course:

Session 1

• Why we need to transform the way we work
• Engaging in practices that create a positive people culture
• Becoming positively deviant

Session 2

• The practice of positive organizing

• Discover how to invite people to find purpose, engage in authentic conversation, see possibility, focus on the common good and trust the emergent process.

Session 3

• Shift yourself first (practices that develop resilience)

• Transform your vicious cycles to resilient cycles

Session 4

• Igniting positivity at work

• Mindfulness and gratitude practices

Session 5

• Positive team practices

• Improving social reflexivity in your teams

Session 6

• Inspiring psychological health at work

• Maximizing mental energy

Session 7

• Vision

• Moving from problem solving to vision focus

Session 8

• Creating a learning organization
• Best advice and tools

Price for full 8 week program including a copy of A BETTER PLACE TO WORK: Daily Practices That Transform Culture $695. Course being offered at $495/person for a limited time until February 22nd, 2019.

3 For the Price of 2 Pricing

Team price $1395 when 3 people from the same organization register at the same time. Course being offered at $995 for groups of three for a limited time until February 22nd, 2019.

Email us at with any questions.

Here’s what people have to say:


“This course was a great investment. We were supported to implement practical ideas that were easy to try out and made a positive difference.”
Terri Davison, EPCOR



“There are so many easy and applicable tools and daily practices I have learned from this course to improve positivity, teamwork and culture that I wish I knew when we started our business!”
Dr. Kristen Butler, Co-Owner, Island Optimal Health & Performance




“This course was packed with excellent insights and practices that can be implemented easily in your work, and will make a meaningful difference in productivity and purpose.”
Jacque Hoyt, Consultant


Speaking Events

Deb has presented “5 SMALL PRACTICES TO MAKE YOUR GREAT TEAM EVEN BETTER” in conjunction with her book launch in Vancouver (September) and Nanaimo (October). This is a fun, practical and informative session covering:

  • How gratitude affects your daily team interactions
  • How to inspire with transformational questions
  • An effective way to deal with team conflict
  • How to flip conversations to the positive opposite
  • Stories of sustainable positive change in organizations


Next up?

She will speak at the Disrupt HR Conference in Victoria, BC on Nov. 21/18.



Are you interested in sponsoring a session in your city?

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