June 12, 2018

I have never met anyone who likes hearing that they did something wrong, made a mistake, or unintentionally did something hurtful.  It feels awful, and most of us would rather crawl into a hole and disappear than have to face up to someone tellin...

April 20, 2018

We’ve all been on the receiving end of negative feedback. It’s not a pleasant experience, is it? Hearing what we’ve done wrong or how we let someone down is very difficult. And we know the experience is even worse when the feedback is delivered i...

February 9, 2018

Over the last few months many high profile people in leadership have been accused by people under them of bullying, harassment, and particularly sexual harassment.  It’s easy to treat these cases as if they are about bad people misusing their pow...

January 17, 2018

In December 2016 the Ontario Government passed Bill 28, the All Families are Equal Act (AFEA). This Act dramatically changes the definition of a family, in order to ensure that all families are treated equally by recognizing and clarifying the le...

November 18, 2017

The end of a long term relationship is one of the most destabilizing experiences people go through.  It’s disorienting and exhausting.  The emotional rollercoaster alone is enough to make things confusing, but on top of that, there are all of the...