Performance Management

Psychological health and safety as a day-to-day practice

Written By: Rensia Melles
September 12, 2019

Workplace psychological health can happen from the ground up.

A new approach to self-care

Written By: Beth McKay
July 17, 2019

Self-care is more than just pedicures and bubble baths.

How to navigate workplace conflict

Written By: Janice Cunning
July 3, 2019

Understanding the three approaches to conflict can help you better navigate conflict at work.

New school performance process design: Opportunities and cautions

Written By: Kyla Nicholson and Vincent Chow
May 8, 2019

Find out how and why many organizations are moving to a no-ratings performance management process.

On the front-lines of the future of work: Why managers need career tools and confidence

Written By: Lisa Taylor
May 1, 2019

With the world of work changing rapidly, it is essential that front-line managers feel equipped to talk with their staff about their careers.

What "good" career management looks like

Written By: Lisa Taylor
February 27, 2019

This article highlights some of the myths related to career development, and outlines how managers can think differently about supporting their staff in this area.

Use the Canada Job Grant to cover 50-100% of employee training costs

Written By: Mentor Works
January 30, 2019

A Canada Job Grant could help you offer cost-effective professional development to your staff.

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

Written By: Susan Fish
January 30, 2019

Nonprofit sector experts weigh in on how to create better work-life balance.

Professional Development: Why nonprofit organizations must invest in their staff

Written By: Susan Fish
October 31, 2018

Although it is of vital importance in retaining skilled staff, the nonprofit sector struggles to offer professional development.

Professional development on a budget: Key resources so you don't have to break the bank

Written By: Susan Fish
October 31, 2018

Resources to help organizations and individuals access professional development on a budget.

When managers are not comfortable or capable of having career conversations: Seven pitfalls to avoid

Written By: Lisa Taylor
October 31, 2018

In this excerpt from the free e-book, Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, learn why you must be talking career development with your staff, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

How to build your personal resilience

Written By: Dr. Marie-Helene Pelletier
September 6, 2018

Try these six ways to build your personal resilience.

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

Written By: Bill Howatt
August 16, 2018

Don't get caught in a negativity cycle in your working relationships. These tips will help you turn things around.

Putting your values to work

Written By: Janice Cunning
May 30, 2018

Could tapping into your personal values contribute to a better, happier work life?

The whys and ways of assertiveness at work

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
May 23, 2018

Is a lack of assertiveness holding you back at work?

How the heck do you motivate yourself and your employees? Part Two

Written By: Kathy Archer
May 16, 2018

In this follow-up article to part one, Kathy Archer explores how to use the Procrastination Equation to better understand and motivate your staff, using a real world example.

How the heck do you motivate yourself and your employees? Part One

Written By: Kathy Archer
May 9, 2018

Understanding the Procrastination Equation can shed light on how to motivate yourself and your staff.

How to create positive change when working in a dysfunctional team

Written By: Susan Fish
April 4, 2018

Working on a dysfunctional team? Here are 10 ways you can create positive change.

Three steps to support your employees to reach their full potential

Written By: Kathy Archer
January 31, 2018

Are you doing everything you can to inspire your staff to bring their full potential to their work?

An innovative mindset: If you believe in your employees, set them free

Written By: David Venn
December 13, 2017

Could a secondment be a win-win for your staff and your organization?

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