Your Decade in Review

Where were you when we entered 2010? What was happening in your life? Your Career? Your Family? When I reflect back to 2010, I was stepping into team dynamics solutions for organizations that highly value their employees. It was a time of transition for me. In the past decade, I have prided myself on shifting workplace cultures to those that team members are excited to work at! I am proud of my accomplishments and the impact that I have had in the last 10 years on leaders and their teams! From a personal perspective, my recent hike to Machu...

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Being Heart-Centered at Work Starts with You

I thought because today is Valentine’s Day, that it would be a great opportunity to talk about the importance of being heart-centered in business. But, let’s start at home – with you! How are you taking care of yourself? Make yourself your own Valentine’s today by setting up weekly self-care activities. Refill your own cup first – What makes you feel relaxed, calm and then recharges you? Think about your 5 senses and how you can “feed” yourself by doing activities for each sense. It may be listening to your favourite genre of...

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7 Ways To Engage Employees Who Are Experiencing The February Blahs

By now you are deep in execution of the goals and target for first the quarter of the year. Why is it that February is the shortest month of the year and yet it seems the longest? Of course, it’s the dipping of the thermometer. While the temperatures outside are dipping, you need to make sure that the motivation of your team members remains inspired. Success and employee motivation requires celebrations along the way. How can you celebrate the successes of your team for this quarter? You could have a contest to get colleagues to recognize...

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Does Your Team Have Esprit de Corps?

  “Esprit de Corps (definition) a sense of unity and of common interests and responsibilities, as developed among a group of persons closely associated in a task, cause, enterprise, etc.” Dictionary.com   As a teen, I was a member of Air Cadets. One of the things we worked towards was having Esprit de Corps – in my memory, I would suggest it was about the pride of the squadron. I also remember feeling that we were winners when we had it! I’ve been thinking about the overlap between Esprit de Corps and motivated teams and...

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