Tagged as Leadership

LifeSpeak serves Canada's 100 Best Employers

The winners of the Canada's Top 100 Employers award were announced last week. Congratulations to all our friends at: 3M Canada Company Air Canada Alberta Health Services / AHS BC Public Service Bell Canada Canadian...

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15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. According to...

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Time's Up on Sexual Harassment

It’s an honor for us to be on the front cover of WorkSpan Magazine discussing the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Click here to read the...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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Positive corporate culture starts with leadership.

How would you describe your organization’s culture? Is it energetic? Competitive? Supportive? Aloof? If you’re not sure, take a moment to consider things like the company mission and vision, how your colleagues interact with each...

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Have you considered becoming a mentor?

How would you define mentorship? Many people immediately think of an older, more experienced person within the mentee’s company passing their knowledge down to a young, eager protégé, but it doesn’t always work like that....

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Webinar recording: Strategies for addressing bullying in the workplace

Seeking civility? In this webinar, internationally recognized expert and author Catherine Mattice explains: Bullying and harassment Damage caused to targets, bystanders, and the organization Reasons organizations should address bullying Ways to end bullying Creating sustainable...

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Are you paying attention to your employees’ health?

What comes to mind when you think about employee health? Comprehensive benefits packages? A box of tissue and hand sanitizer in every room? These are great places to start, but unfortunately many organizations seem to...

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Why you should ask more questions (even if you think you know everything).

If you’ve ever spent more than five minutes with a toddler, you’ve probably noticed their favorite word is, “Why?” Every time you think you’ve given a thoroughly satisfying answer they pelt you with another string...

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How to become a leader people will listen to, even if you’re an introvert.

“Thank you all for taking the time to meet today,” you begin. As you continue your presentation you notice that one by one, your co-workers are gradually losing interest. Some are checking their phones not-so-discreetly,...

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10 ways to prevent your meeting from going off the rails.

What’s your favorite thing in the world to do? Chances are it’s not sitting in meetings. In fact, most people find meetings disruptive and frustrating, especially if attending one means forfeiting the accomplishment of a...

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How to lead from your heart.

Being an effective leader is about much more than just keeping your team in line and achieving your goals. Sure you might feel like you’re doing a fine job, but if you want to truly...

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