Building Empathy through Understanding: The Importance of Connection in the Workplace

Building Empathy through Understanding: The Importance of Connection in the Workplace

The Context In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic the global prevalence of anxiety and depression increased by 25% according to a recent press release from The World Health Organization (WHO). A year later with the world opening up, life is returning to normal. We should be grateful, shouldn’t we? That things are getting…

What is Resilience?

What is Resilience?

Resilience is so much more than bouncing back. When we ask for a definition of resilience in our workshops, people always nail the first component. Resilience is the ability to bounce back after adverse experiences, trauma or stress. But there are actually TWO components to resilience. Resilience is: 1)    The ability to bounce back 2)    The ability…

The Culture of Learning

The Culture of Learning

Historically, education institutions were designed for only one type of learner – the quiet learner who could follow the rules, learn according to the teacher’s style of teaching and cause no trouble in the classroom. This resulted in many students not being allowed to rise to their full potential. Fortunately, we are moving away from…