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The Danger of Making Feedback Personal

The Danger of Making Feedback Personal

“I’m just telling you this for your own good”:  The danger of making feedback personal Is the feedback you receive or give, thought out or off the cuff? Is it supportive, or does it cut you or someone else down? A client was sharing with me the death by a thousand...

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What to do when your blood boils at work

What to do when your blood boils at work

When enough is enough:  3 ways to look at conflict with new eyes   The third time that participant shot down an idea, my client’s blood started to boil. She was chairing a committee meeting, trying to facilitate it while getting feedback on a key presentation...

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Resistance is Futile.  Or is it?

Resistance is Futile. Or is it?

Resistance is Futile.  Or is it?   Yet, we resist with all our might. We won’t sell the house, despite the financial burden. We still don’t exercise, in spite of the health scare. We refuse to consult this team member who now sits at a higher level. There have...

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It’s no big deal!

It’s no big deal!

I often hear individuals in the workplace say: “It’s just the way he is”, or “That’s just the way she talks …it’s really no big deal.”  Better to ignore the raised voice, the dismissive tone, the undercurrent of blame, the swearing, the silent treatment, right? “I...

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Creating a Safe Space

Creating a Safe Space

Rooms across the country were energized with creative debates on ways forward. Women and men from different backgrounds and experiences were actively contributing to discussions on how to put a stop to gender-based violence. Over the summer, I had the honour of...

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Do You Celebrate YOUR Small Wins?

Do You Celebrate YOUR Small Wins?

Over the years I’ve developed the habit of celebrating my “small” wins.  It’s usually something quick and silly like a happy dance in the elevator after a successful meeting (don’t worry, I wait until I’m alone). Other times, it’s a yelp and a happy dance when after...

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