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Bringing Humanity Back into the Workplace

Bringing Humanity Back into the Workplace

Have you noticed that the workplace is changing? The younger generations are changing cultures based on their personal value systems. A people-centric culture focuses on its employees and leaders as individuals with new perspectives, wisdom and a passion to...

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Showing Confidence When You Don’t Feel It Yet

Showing Confidence When You Don’t Feel It Yet

Two weeks ago, I wrote about finding your confidence and shared some approaches on what worked. Those approaches were just the beginning. They gave me confidence in my skills and what I could accomplish. I didn’t feel confident on the inside...

Find Your Confidence

Find Your Confidence

Simply defined – confidence is a belief in yourself. I used to be so shy and fearful.  As a young child, my mother insisted that I be the one to call the local community centre to find out the opening hours for the skating rink. I was...

Does It Really Matter What Other People Think?

Does It Really Matter What Other People Think?

“One of the top human needs is to belong.” Of course, we care what other people think. I don’t really know anyone who doesn’t. Deep down, we all want to be accepted and included somewhere. The question is, does your need for approval from...

Are You Open to Change?

Are You Open to Change?

“Oh, you know me and change – we don’t seem to like each other” “Why change if it isn’t broken?” “I’m comfortable - why should I change?” “Change scares the hell out of me!” Do any of those statements sound familiar? In my experience of...

Don’t Be Afraid To Tell Your Partner If You Are Upset

Don’t Be Afraid To Tell Your Partner If You Are Upset

Three characteristics of a strong relationship are honesty, open communication and the ability to be vulnerable. When I think back, I remember how I used to be afraid to share my fears and insecurities. I was afraid my partner would judge me....

Are You Paying Attention to Me?

Are You Paying Attention to Me?

Do you ever feel shut out or ignored by the important people in your life? When that happens – of course, we blame them for not listening, for not being considerate, for not thinking of us or being too pre-occupied with their own world to pay...

What are the Five Strengths of a Romantic Relationship

What are the Five Strengths of a Romantic Relationship

Now, THIS was a fascinating exercise for me, finding out what the key attributes were to a solid romantic relationship. I asked dozens of people at different stages of their relationships and I’m excited to share what they said. I discovered the following five key...

Advocating for Yourself at Work

Advocating for Yourself at Work

It’s disturbing and annoying when a co-worker expresses false statements about you. It’s frustrating when your immediate supervisor is dismissive of you. It’s demoralizing when someone tries to bully or intimidate you. What can you do? I’ve...

Relationship Intelligence: Collaboration is Critical

Relationship Intelligence: Collaboration is Critical

Your co-workers will quickly dismiss you if they perceive you are not working as part of the team. The workplace can be harsh. People form opinions of each other based on what they observe regularly. I hear it all the time from my clients. Some...

Do You Feel Valued at Work?

Do You Feel Valued at Work?

Sadly, most people I ask do not feel that they are valued in their job. They feel like a number or a widget on an assembly line. They feel they work hard but don’t get recognized for their effort. My recommendation is to take charge of your career and figure it out!...

Bringing Humanity Back into the Workplace

Bringing Humanity Back into the Workplace

Have you noticed that the workplace is changing? The younger generations are changing cultures based on their personal value systems. A people-centric culture focuses on its employees and leaders as individuals with new perspectives, wisdom and a passion to...

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