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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

How to Start Addressing Workplace Culture

Fresh off the celebration of my anniversary, I move into another month with a lot of personal significance because this year will mark our twin daughters turning 5 years old. They are my light in the world and a blessing… 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

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Three Ways to Create a Healthy Workplace Ecosystem

A number of years ago we were looking for a cottage. We met a great realtor who was excited to be able to help us find our first leisure property. Every time he’d get out of the car, he would… READ MORE

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Focus on the Full Picture of Employee Wellbeing

When we talk about wellbeing in the work place, what comes to mind? Do you start to mull over the strength of your organization’s health benefit package, flexible schedules, and other such perks? Do you think about how you help… 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