Quiet quitting has gone viral on social media. Employees are letting the world know that they are setting boundaries; they are only going to do what is required and are no longer going above and beyond at work. Gallup reported that quiet quitters make up at least 50% of the…more
Are you committed to psychological safety?
Mental health is not a new issue. Before COVID, one in five workers reported to work every day with a mental health concern, and WHO had identified depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide. COVID helped bring this issue to the fore but also exacerbated it. More workers are experiencing symptoms of…more
Building Knowledge and Skills to Positively Impact Workplace Mental Health
The challenge Most CEOs and senior leaders know why and what they need to do to create a psychologically safe workplace; however, knowing how to do it is a bigger challenge. In 2020, The Conference Board of Canada published Mental Harm Prevention Roadmap, developed by Howatt HR and Workplace Safety…more
Let Your Managers Know You’ve Got Their Back
The Niagara Institute recently released an excellent resource called The Ultimate Guide to Middle Management: What's Changing, Why it's Hard, and How to Get Ahead. The Guide dives into the challenges of surviving and thriving in the messy middle and points out that "middle managers have taken on a larger…more
Do your employees come to work because they want to?
This is a question I ask most CEOs I work with. Why? Because employees who come to work with purpose, feel fairly treated, valued, safe, and welcomed and are more likely to stay with an organization and perform to their full potential. I find that many leaders underestimate the significant…more