Category Archives: Psychological Safety

Leading When COVID Becomes Endemic

By Dr. Bill Howatt and Louise Bradley Growing vaccination rates are enabling the world to get back on track and people to be with people again. A weight is lifting, but we're not out of the woods yet. COVID is not going anywhere fast. Even with vaccines readily available, the flu kills thousands each year,…
Read more

Evaluating the organization’s mindset around employee vacation time

By Dr. Bill Howatt and Louise Bradley Senior Leaders: What are your attitudes and behaviours regarding vacation? Publicly, most leaders say that taking time is important. However, if you don’t take vacation time yourself, or employees are made to feel guilty for taking theirs, the incongruency of your words and actions can lead to burnout…
Read more

Using Behavioural Science to Build a Resilient Culture

In the white paper Undertaking Culture Transformation to Adapt and Thrive, released by the CEO Health + Safety Leadership Network in 2020, Cheryl Fullerton, EVP, People and Communications at Corus Entertainment, talked about how Corus maintained engagement, commitment, and performance during its 2016 merger with Shaw Media. She shared details of how they worked as…
Read more

Putting the Employee Experience First in the New World of Work

By Dr. Bill Howatt and Louise Bradley We are starting to see the light. The ever-increasing number of vaccinated Canadians is creating new energy and optimism. However, it will likely be a couple of years before we start to feel a sense of stability and we have a true sense of how the new world…
Read more