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Shifting to Create Recognition Through COVID and Beyond

Do you feel like just as soon as you, your family, or your organization figures out how to get through COVID, another shift happens – a spike or flattening of the curve, a change in “level” of severity, a new… READ MORE

What will it take to resolve BC Pipeline dispute?

The rule of law is an important consideration in this dispute. Has Canada complied with its own legal requirements? That’s a question that has largely been ignored in the issuance of injunctions in disputes such as this. Canada’s obligation to… READ MORE

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Women in Leadership: Why Mitigating Gender Bias in the Workplace is Important to All of Us

Hungry for learning more about the biases you may have without even realizing it? Here’s some food for thought (pun absolutely intended). A quick google image search of the word “professor” reveals that over 90% of professors are Caucasian men…. READ MORE

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Is There a Benefit to Failing?

When we don’t lean into failure, mining it for lessons and for a reason it showed up in our work and life, we are left seeing failure as an obstacle, roadblock or misstep that’s regrettable. It can cause us to… READ MORE

From Maria von Trapp to Vlad the Impaler (and Back Again): The Tale of a Mission-Driven Bull

Oh Behave!   In last week’s Oh Behave! blog post, I wrote about three different ways of getting bullies into an organization. Hiring a Sociopath and Incentivizing Bad Behaviour were two of them. The third pathway was one I dubbed the… READ MORE

The Shocking Reality of Giving Financial Advice

The more that I work with people and their money, the more I am reminded of electricity. Money carries with it an incredible emotional charge, with the result that financial professionals must work daily with the emotional equivalent of live… READ MORE

Stop Creating Bullies in Your Organization

Arlan speaker, Dr. Moira Somers brings an uncommon combination of expertise in neuroscience, financial psychology, mental health, and behaviour change to bear on a wide range of personal and professional challenges. In addition to a speaking schedule that covers North America,… READ MORE