Geek Love: Nurturing the Humans Behind the Tech.

Geek Love: Nurturing the Humans Behind the Tech.

Why I Do What I Do As a coach specializing in personal development and professional skills for tech teams, I was reflecting on my journey and the events that have shaped my approach. The RBC Innovator’s Ball at the Ontario Science Centre in the Fall reminded me why I...
9 Powerful Reasons To Invest In Workshops.

9 Powerful Reasons To Invest In Workshops.

Are Workshops Still Relevant in the Future of Work? I recently spoke with a seasoned HR professional. Among other things, we discussed whether workshops have outlived their usefulness. She mentioned the challenges that she sees with what was once a L&D staple in...
Now is the time to invest in soft skills

Now is the time to invest in soft skills

74% of Millennials and Gen Z want to build their skills – just maybe not at your company.  Millennials and Gen Z are often on the receiving end of negative stereotypes around their relationship to work, the need to feel passion for the cause or the need for...
How to Learn Smarter and Faster? Pick Up a Hobby.

How to Learn Smarter and Faster? Pick Up a Hobby.

What is Smarter Learning? I always thought I was an avid learner because I was a good student. But what I did not understand was that being a good learner is different. I got frustrated when approaching new tasks, which discouraged branching out. Uncharted territory...
Design Thinking and Philosophy

Design Thinking and Philosophy

The job of a philosopher is to connect ideas about how the universe runs – what is true – with how we should use this knowledge to run our societies.