The introvert’s survival guide with Trina Isakson

Are you introverted or extroverted? It can sometimes look like the modern work environment is created for extroverts and if you're introverted, it can feel draining or even exclusionary. Today’s podcast guest, Trina Isakson, spent years working in our sector...

Consciously co-creating communities of service

This is the fifth and final article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second, third, and fourth articles. There is a great deal of emphasis on systems transformation and organizational culture lately. We used to call it...

Conscious Service and the power of Transformative Relationships

This is the fourth article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second,  third, and fifth articles. Relationships are the container for the potential for transformation. As Service Providers, we usually think in terms of how the relationship will...

Conscious Service and the role of Enlightened Communication

This is the third article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first,  second, fourth, and fifth articles. Intellectually, we all know what makes communication effective: eye contact, tone of voice, using “I” messages, paraphrasing and active listening. You get...

Is it time for an Internet detox?

When the study came out a few months ago that said that body structures were changing and that people were in fact developing horn-like growths on the backs of their skulls from constantly looking down at their phones, did you:...

A new approach to self-care

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author for a free webinar on Thursday, July 25. Click here to for more information and to register. Let’s begin with where we are. It all begins in our...

How to navigate workplace conflict

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author to present a free webinar on July 11. Click here for details and to register. When I bring up the idea of conflict, what is your reaction? Do...

Getting off the runaway train: How nonprofit staff can find work-life balance

Early in the classic Stuart Maclean story, “Dave Cooks the Turkey”, Dave’s wife explains to him the pressures she feels. She says, “My life is a train. I’m a train dragging everyone from one place to another...that’s my job. I’m...

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the Employee Recommended Workplace Award to honour companies that put the health and well-being of their employees first. Read about the 2018 winners of the award. Registration is now open for...

Putting your values to work

Interested in learning more on this topic? We partnered with the author for a free webinar. Watch the recording here. What led you to a career in the nonprofit sector? Was it a desire to help people, a dream of...