How to be Honest About Mental Health at Work

A couple of weeks ago I had to bump my meeting twice, and it really bugged me. Not because I had a more important meeting. Not because I had another meeting run late. Not because something better came up and… 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

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

The Power of Saying “No” for Your Mental Health

Is your work making you sick? Your days are so packed there’s no time to breathe? You want to succeed so badly you say “Yes” to every opportunity. Here’s the ironic part… the business you worked so hard to build… 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