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Navigating Through Organizational Change

I was recently facilitating a session entitled “Navigating Through Organizational Change”. The focus was helping ourselves survive and thrive in times of organizational change. My preparation time became an opportunity to reflect on why, at times, we find it so hard to deal with change. We accept many changes in our lives on a regular basis; and big changes too!

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Surviving the End of Fiscal

It is that time of year again! For many of our clients, March represents the end of the fiscal year, and it can be a hectic, demanding time of year in the workplace. Below is some fuel for thought to challenge our personal beliefs on the value of taking time out, the purpose of worrying, and the need to maintain perspective and let

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Unique opportunity to re-engage federal public service employees

Since the election results came in, it certainly seems as though many federal public servants are walking around with a renewed spring in their step. This could signal a unique opportunity for managers to take a leadership role in re-engaging their employees. As consultants whose practice is largely with the federal public service (FPS), we have observed a significant decline

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Create and Sustain Engaged and Energized Workplaces

Before we can think about how to create and sustain engaged employees and energized workplaces, it’s important to consider why it is so important.  Canada and the world face enormous challenges: climate change, environmental degradation, fragile economies, refugee crises and deteriorating infrastructures among others.  At the very time when we need them the most, our governments seem to have lost

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