Q&A with Elaine Froese, recipient of the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Award

In late January 2021, Elaine Froese was named a recipient of the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Award, presented by the Nellie McClung Foundation. Posthumously, her mother, Lois Edie, who passed away suddenly in 1998 at age 65, also received the… READ MORE

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How to Say “No” and Maintain Your Boundaries

As 2021 looks to be another virtual year, many organizations have done a great job of pivoting to supporting employees in remote work. Teams are operating at a functional speed. Some employees are thriving in this new environment. However, even… READ MORE

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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

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

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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