The Reluctant Online Networker – What’s That?

  • April 8, 2013

Have you heard of the term "digital influence"? Do you have it? With the explosion of social media, we are now "social networking" which means that we are connecting, networking and building community in a whole new way. We have…

Are You A Reluctant Networker?

Are you a Reluctant Networker?

  • April 8, 2013

Does the term “networking” send shivers of dread down your spine? Have you ever skipped an event because you just couldn't bring yourself to enter a room filled with people you didn't know? Perhaps you have stood at an event…

Work From Home? Apparently That Doesn’t Work…

Work from home? Apparently that doesn’t work…

  • March 1, 2013

Everyone has been all a twitter about Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's recent memo telling all Yahoo employees that as of June they have to stop working at home and come into the office.  There have been all kinds of debate…

Building Your Employer Brand

Building Your Employer Brand

  • June 3, 2012

I notice that lots of agencies have produced new websites associated with the WorkBC program. There are some awesome new websites out there now and as a result the industry has taken a big leap forward with its online presence! Congratulations and…

No Surprises Allowed!

No Surprises Allowed!

  • April 29, 2012

You sit down with an employee for their annual performance review and there are two ways it can go: The employee is SHOCKED to hear your thoughts on how they are performing. Good or bad, they had no idea and…

It Begins With Conception!

It Begins with Conception!

  • April 6, 2012

Many business leaders ask me how to solve retention problems.  They want a silver bullet of solutions that brings about immediate loyalty and hard work from employees.  I believe it is possible to achieve loyalty and employee commitment, but there…

Managing Your Grumpy Days!

Managing Your Grumpy Days!

  • February 8, 2012

Lately, all the managers of the Employment Programs in BC have been on my mind. I have been wondering how you are doing, how you are taking care of yourself and how you have been managing all the extra demands…

Taking Recognition To The Next Level

Taking Recognition to the Next Level

  • September 25, 2011

In my previous post, I discussed ways to develop a Culture of Recognition and thanks to everyone for reading!  I am a firm believer in developing an organizational culture that focuses on acknowledging people's contributions and, as Jim Kouzes and…

Resilient Organizations? What Does That Look Like?

Resilient Organizations? What does that look like?

  • September 14, 2011

Recently, the concept of resiliency has come up in my life a number of times, in a variety of different situations, so it appears that this is something I am supposed to pay attention to!  So what is resiliency?  There…