Corporate Wellness

What Is Micromanagement and Why Is It So Dangerous?

Generally speaking, leaders want to be the best leader they can possibly be. They want their teams to perform as best as possible. Sometimes, this desire can lead to micromanagement. What starts off as a desire to ensure high performance can turn into a need to oversee everything. The problem

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Corporate Wellness

Why Blaming Doesn’t Work and What You Can Do Differently

Have you ever gotten so frustrated, so upset that you immediately blamed someone else for the situation?  Even if you already knew that blaming doesn’t work?  Be honest with yourself now… It’s happened to all of us. I know that I’ve certainly been guilty of it more times than I’d

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Corporate Wellness

How to Ask for Clarification in an Email

You know those emails you receive where you don’t even understand what’s being asked of you? You’re left feeling confused – not sure if you’re even supposed to do something.  Or if you are, you aren’t clear what exactly is being asked of you. Maybe you sent a reply to

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Corporate Wellness

Why It’s So Important to Work With Different Personalities

We all know how challenging it can be to work with people who have different personalities than our own. Have you ever noticed that you’re instantly drawn towards people who think like you? It’s a natural phenomenon, known as the affinity bias. The affinity bias basically means that we’re automatically

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Corporate Wellness

5 Tips to Be Impeccable with Your Word

How impeccable are you with your word? Have you ever told your team that you were going to do something and then never actually got around to doing it? Maybe you decided later on that something else was a higher priority.  Or perhaps it slipped your mind entirely. Either way,

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Corporate Wellness

Is Your Entire Day Spent in Meetings and E-mails?

Have you ever had one of those days where you realize that you’ve spent your ENTIRE day in meetings and responding to e-mail? Days where you feel like all you’ve accomplished is talking about what you’re going to do, without any actual doing? As you wind up your day, you

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Corporate Wellness

How to Improve Internal Communication During Times of Crisis

As many organizations prepare for a return to work, your employees are relying upon you to share frequent, clear updates about decisions that are being made within your organization. It’s your responsibility as a leader to make sure that you’re making effective internal communication a top priority during this time

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Corporate Wellness

How NOT to Communicate Changes to Your Team

If you live in Quebec, I’m sure you’re not immune to the controversy that’s going on right now about the decision that was made to progressively open schools over the next few weeks. I’m not here to debate whether or not this was a good decision.  But what I do

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Corporate Wellness

Is There Room for Feelings in the Workplace?

Many people are of the opinion that business is business and that there is no place for feelings in the workplace. In other words, feelings are to be set aside at work. But times are changing… What if learning to make space for feelings in the workplace was the strategic

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