How Your Building should be Building Your Culture

Article was written by Carol Ring When we talk about culture we often refer to how work gets done. Today, I’d like to explore where that work gets done. Does your office building provide amazing support or is it just a contained place to congregate? Whenever I think about culture and the physical workspace, I recall the time I attended a Board meeting in Toronto. It was being held at the new offices of Corus Entertainment on the waterfront. I hopped out of the taxi and there before me was an eight-story, all glass building. The automatic...

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Overwhelm vs. Acceptance & Self-Compassion

We all have had those days and weeks where we wonder what more can possibly happen and we sink into overwhelm.

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Lessons About Conflict from the Beautiful Jack Pine Tree

Like the Jack Pine, teams need to embrace conflict to be successful.

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Trust or No Trust?

When I begin to work with clients, it is common to find challenges with trust. Many teams have conflict and difficulty because there is little, or at times, no trust in one another. When this happens, it’s important to get assistance right away to rebuild the trust. Let’s look at TRUST bit by bit: T is for Transparency. Leaders that share freely and openly what is happening throughout the agency with others build trust. The old style of management was to hold the information and only share it as needed. High trust environments require...

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Are you Building Capacity or Micro-Managing Your Team Members?

Be a role model through your leadership style and coaching. This will build the capacity you desire in your managers and create leaders!

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