Warmth to foster healthy, productive and thriving workplaces.

  Expressing warmth is a critical aspect of building trust and psychological safety in a team. And the responsibility for demonstrating warmth is shared by every team member. A warm… Read more »

Why Compassion at Work?

  “The cultivation of compassion is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, if our species is to survive.” – The Dalai Lama Empathy and compassion are among the top… Read more »

Springtime Reconnection through Community Mapping

As I sit writing this, we are enjoying a very unseasonably warm early-spring day. It is a gorgeous 76*F, and the sun is brightly shining. The sights, sounds, and scents… Read more »

The Relationship Map creating pathways for trust, connection and compassion

A couple of weeks ago, I had my first opportunity to participate in a Person Centered Thinking (PCT) training, delivered in person. One of the exercises we work through together… Read more »

Discovering the Leader Within You

Self-awareness has often been cited as one of the most important capabilities for leaders to develop. Self-awareness impacts our personal sense of wellbeing and the organization’s effectiveness in delivering its… Read more »

We love these Coaching Cards!

One of the resources we have been using to encourage self-managing teamwork are these Coaching cards. Last time we used them was with the Video Project. Everyone picked one question… Read more »

Reflecting on One Page Profiles

It’s over 10 years since we introduced one-page profiles into our practice following organisation wide, two-day person-centred thinking training, led by our colleagues at HSA Australia.  The training was the… Read more »

Being clear is important!

Being clear is important! In the last couple of days, I heard the word ‘doughnut’ three times at work! This person-centred thinking tool is a favourite of ours as it… Read more »

Weaving Community Connections

I’m a new weaver and recently joined a weaver’s guild of generous people who share their gifts, talents, successes, and failures freely and without judgment. As a newcomer I was… Read more »

Looking backward, leading forward.

“We may not be “done” with the pandemic, but one thing is clear: We’re not returning to the pre-2020 work environment. Employers that demonstrate the willingness to innovate and experiment… Read more »