Accessible practices in organizing and facilitating virtual events present both challenges and opportunities. In this series we offer some of our lessons learned from recent projects in which accessibility took center stage.  Part 1 covered Lessons 1-3 on preparing for an important meeting with accessibility requirements Part 2 speaks about our lessons learned right before … Read more

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 If you’re familiar with the 5 Monkeys Experiment, narrated several years ago here, you’ll know it accurately portrays most organizational cultures; that we tend to do things the way they’ve always been done. Organizations and their people rarely revisit these ways of doing things or challenge whether the reason behind it still holds any merit. … Read more

Written by Patrick Valois If you’ve heard the term “facilitator” used in a professional setting but aren’t quite sure what it is, you’re not alone. Anyone who’s worked as a professional facilitator has more than likely been to countless parties, weddings or gatherings where introductions went something like this: Stranger: “…and what do you do … Read more

Accessible practices in organizing and facilitating virtual events present both challenges and opportunities. In this series we offer some of our lessons learned from recent projects in which accessibility took center stage. Part one of this series is all about preparation. Preparing for an important meeting with accessibility requirements can be as important as it … Read more

Written by Hira Naeem Hira is one of the members of the Intersol team celebrating Ramadan this month. In this post, she provides an overview of this holy month and sheds light on how colleagues and employers can support their Muslim clients, peers and employees.   All About Ramadan  In 2022, Ramadan began on the night … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Restructuring the workday to maximize efficiency. Promoting equality and diversity in self-care and wellness.   Using technology to maximize efficiency. Working with stakeholders to develop inclusive solutions. Exploring a gender-based analysis can be a first step to understanding your diversity needs and increasing inclusive practices for your workforce. You may have already … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo All things change, and we change with them – this Chinese Proverb rings true for me in a post-COVID-19 work environment. In recent times, our definition of work and working conditions has shifted to adjust to the new reality of social distance and workplace safety. It has blurred the lines between work and private spaces, highlighting new opportunities, challenges, and … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo  Social distancing has changed our lives in so many ways, impacting our interaction with colleagues, families, and our communities. It has also changed the way we do our work. We have all been asked, one way or another, to accept and manage change in our daily lives. For those who are … Read more

Written by Intersol Group I see a lot of conflict in the workplace. And I’m sure that you have had to face conflict at one time or another in your life. Sometimes it’s a minor problem that gets fixed quickly. And other times the conflict just keeps getting worse and worse until it seems like … Read more