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The origins of playing hooky The origin of the saying “playing hooky” is as colourful as the activity itself! Hooky at its core is defined as truancy and is thought to originate from the Frisian hoeckje, meaning corner, and the Dutch hoeckje spleen which translates… Continue Reading…

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Recharging skills – when do we need them? The workplace was highly intense pre-pandemic, already screaming out for recharging skills. Post pandemic, for many, it is now a place of high-intensity on steroids! What has changed? The pandemic has changed… Continue Reading…

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Bouncing forward after a challenging event Bouncing forward is an extension of the concept of bouncing back. When we think about the idea of bouncing back, we generally associate it with a challenging event, yet it applies equally to a… Continue Reading…

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Leadership skills needs evolve, or do they? Within life, change is the one thing we can all consistently count on and that, of course, includes leadership skills, styles, and practices. So, how does a two-year pandemic-driven environment and the resulting… Continue Reading…

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Job loss – involuntary or mutual separation The start of a new year also brings on new opportunities and new challenges. One that I recently learned about is an organizational restructure which impacts several individuals. The affected teams were verbally… Continue Reading…

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