WHEN WORK WORKS – I failed and I’m glad

WHEN WORK WORKS I failed and I’m glad. I’m not fond of the word “fail”. It has such negative connotations to me. But here’s the story. I had set out the new year of 2017, as I do most years, making plans and setting goals for myself and my business. One of my goals...

WHEN WORK WORKS – YOU ARE NOT UNIQUE

It seems very fitting that the first blog of my WHEN WORK WORKS series, should focus on first impressions. Six months ago, we made our dream a reality and moved to the country to pursue a healthier ‘empty-nester’ lifestyle. I am still searching to find new services in...

Performance Appraisals Done Well

Ahhh spring time! For most of us spring reminds of renewal, new growth, and opportunities and endless warm weather activities ahead. For many organizations, spring is a time of review and renewal as well. Evaluations, status reports, Performance appraisals, work...

Grieving Mental Illness

Grief is one of those things that everyone experiences at one time or another in their life and yet, grief is also an emotion not often spoken about. Talking about grieving makes us uncomfortable and so we avoid discussing things that make us feel uncomfortable. We...

5 Ideas for Building Effective Teams

We’ve come a long way from the traditional 9-5 jobs of the last century. Employers have shifted their mindset from “if I can’t see you, you aren’t working” to an attitude of trust and focus on productivity. Many employers now offer flexible working arrangements to...

GREY

I’ve struggled with writing this post for the past week or so. In keeping with my 2015 word ‘genuine’ and my ongoing support of mental wellness, I have decided to get brave here. I struggle with sharing my feelings because I worry you may treat me differently or thing...