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Belongify and the Evolution from Inclusion to Belonging

Belongify and the Evolution from Inclusion to Belonging

Anyone who has worked in a toxic workplace culture can relate to how draining and frustrating it feels. When we don’t feel we belong or “fit” in a team or culture, it drains our energy and reduces our ability to contribute. I first met Lorne Rubis almost a decade ago...

Innovating From A Distance: Do we need to be together to create?

Innovating From A Distance: Do we need to be together to create?

This topic was inspired by the argument that many business leaders have used as to why people need to be brought back to the office. Namely, that people are better able to be creative and innovate when they are together versus working remotely.  As I thought about the...

Stop Sitting, Start Moving for Better Work-Life Wellness

Stop Sitting, Start Moving for Better Work-Life Wellness

I am energized to bring you this important topic at the heart of work-life wellness – the perils of sitting and how it’s compromising our health. Whether we’re working or relaxing, many of us find ourselves sitting much of the day, and my two episodes with Dr. Stefan...

Your Career Health Check for 2022

Your Career Health Check for 2022

As every year draws to a close, and a new one begins, many of us take time to reflect on our lives. One important aspect of our fulfillment or dissatisfaction is our careers. When I first chose to specialize in career psychology back in 1998, I felt that it was an...

Harnessing the Success-Energy Equation to Get Sh!t Done!

Harnessing the Success-Energy Equation to Get Sh!t Done!

Michelle Cederberg brings a wealth of experience, energy and passion to a topic we all need more of: regaining focus and re-charging our energy. With all that is on our plates, as well as the uncertainty of the last couple years, many of us feel like we’re running on...

No Ego for Better Work and Life, Part 2

No Ego for Better Work and Life, Part 2

Insights from my interview with Cy Wakeman were too plentiful to fit into one blog article, so I felt sharing a part two was important. This blog contains an up close and personal set of insights from how this inspirational author, thought leader, speaker, and human...

No Ego for Better Work and Life, Part 1

No Ego for Better Work and Life, Part 1

In my 20 years in the field of Organizational Psychology, I have rarely come across a more engaging and relevant read than No Ego, which a colleague of mine recommended as a “must-read” a few years ago. When I observe how toxic organizations can become, and hear about...

Better Sleep, Better Life!

Better Sleep, Better Life!

Sleep is a topic that touches all of us, which is why I was delighted to interview Aaron Telnes, one of the psychologists on my team, about tips and tools for a better sleep. Aaron is a Registered Psychologist with Synthesis Psychology, helping people overcome their...

Humanizing Work for a Better World

Humanizing Work for a Better World

As I reflect on my 20 years as an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, I realize a consistent, underlying pain point – the great need to humanize work and workplaces. A large portion of many people’s waking lives are spent working. How they are treated as human...