Never Reprimand an Employee

During a coaching session with an inexperienced Executive Director, the advice she had received from a Board member was to “reprimand” her employee. As a team dynamics specialist, this sent chills through me. The energy of the word “reprimand” is one of parental, power, and control. And let’s face it, who wants to be to reprimanded or controlled? At the same time, I was reading Brene Brown’s book Dare to Lead and right at the chapter about shame. When we reprimand someone, we tend to shame them. And shame creates isolation and...

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What Do Your Employees Report About Your Company?

Canadians view employees as the most trustworthy source of information about businesses according to the Edelman Trust Barometer 2016.

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Why Employment Engagement Shouldn’t be a Program

Here are 10 ways to establish the 5C's in your organization.

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