Featured Books, Blogs & Articles

The inspiration that I get for my blogs may sometimes come from a book, an article, a podcast or even an experience on a train. Here’s an archive of a few things that I have uncovered in my research as well as some others that I felt deserved to be mentioned.

Dare to Lead
Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
This is quite possibly one of my all-time favourite books. Brene combines research and personal experience into an incredible book that is a must read for anyone who wants to thrive at work. LEARN MORE→
Culture Infusion
Culture Infusion by Kerry Wekelo
I found this gem through the Readers Favourite book contest and had the pleasure of speaking with Kerry. She shares 9 principles for leaders to embrace to build a winning culture. It’s spot on and has tonnes of great stories. VIEW THE BOOK ON AMAZON →
Emotional Agility
Emotional Agility by Susan David
A book that helps you understand how emotions drive behaviours. She shares insight on how to unhook yourself from unproductive thought patterns and helps you create emotional agility. VIEWTHE BOOK ON AMAZON →
What you’ve been told about culture is wrong:
What you’ve been told about culture is wrong: by Siobhan McHale
Uncovering the truth about workplace culture →
Distractedness is quickly becoming the organization’s top issue
Distractedness is quickly becoming the organization’s top issue DAN PONTEFRACT
While working with your team, establish rules and guidelines on how your team will interact and collaborate with one another. Perhaps there is a no-meeting Friday rule. Maybe everyone gets to “think” or “dream” for three hours every week. Or what if everyone was able to work from home once or twice per week. READ MORE →
Nudging and managing the irrational mind from McKinsey:
Nudging and managing the irrational mind from McKinsey: The Mind of the Leader by Harvard Business Review →
It would be a heck of a lot easier at work if we all acted rationally …. but we don’t. READ MORE →
How to Craft an Organizational Culture to Attract & Engage Millennials
How to Craft an Organizational Culture to Attract & Engage Millennials by Chris McGoff
40% of all companies currently employ 50 or more Millennial employees. By 2025, Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. READ MORE →
Online Campus Graduate Emphasizes the Difference a ‘Just Few’ Can Make
Online Campus Graduate Emphasizes the Difference a ‘Just Few’ Can Make by Carolyn Swora, M.A.
As Carolyn shares her commencement speech with us, which highlights her experiences and reflects on how she and her fellow graduates can exemplify Adler University’s guiding values as changemakers. READ MORE →
Employee Retention – the next BIG Challenge
Employee Retention – the next BIG Challenge by Bruce McAlpine
You have just hired your next superstar – congratulations! The first challenge is over. Now comes the big one – Retention! READ MORE →
Fostering a Fearless Culture by Reframing Our Response to Failure
Fostering a Fearless Culture by Reframing Our Response to Failure By Janet Sernack
“If we as leaders can talk about our mistakes and our part in them, then we can make it safe for others. You don’t run from it or pretend it doesn’t exist. →
Lessons from the Court: How talent & culture drives performance
Lessons from the Court: How talent & culture drives performance by Carolyn Swora, M.A.
“ We are going to hold everybody accountable because we need to… there’s been some success, but at the end of the day we are trying to win a championship here.…” READ MORE →