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  • Blindsided like Lisa LaFlamme? How to Move Forward…
    by Eileen on September 5, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    Like many Canadians, I was shocked and dismayed when I heard that Lisa Laflamme was unceremoniously let go from her role as CTV’s national news anchor. Not only was I struck by how poorly the communication appeared to be handled, I also wondered, from a leadership lens, what outdated playbook the higher up decision makers

  • Return to Work: Humanity, Connection, Compassion More Crucial Than Ever
    by Eileen on July 12, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    This article was initially published in my Globe and Mail Column. See my latest Globe columns here. As the return-to-work era unfolds, many leaders find themselves mired in challenges. They are tired. Their people are tired. And there is still a lot of resistance. How to bring people back and create cohesive, productive, engaged teams? It’s

  • Connection vs. Convenience – And Other ‘Return-to-Work Dilemmas
    by Eileen on June 13, 2022 at 6:55 pm

    This article was first published in the Globe and Mail — see my latest columns here.  — “Can’t wait to get back to the office. Terrified of going back. Not sure what to wear. Dreading the commute. Excited to see the team. Haven’t yet met the team in person. And what to do with the

  • Six Paths to Bolster Resilience in Times of Flux
    by Eileen on May 31, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    This article was first published in the Globe and Mail. I also bring this topic and related themes to workshops, talks, and presentations.  — The pandemic roller coaster continues. Two steps forward, and a couple back. As we phase into the next stages of reopening and its implications for life back at work, there are

  • Resilience: The Fuel of the Future
    by Eileen on March 28, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    This article originally appeared at the Globe and Mail – see original version here (for subscribers only).    Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Flat. Emotional. Hopeful. Cautiously optimistic. These are just a few of the words voiced by many of my coaching clients and workshop participants in recent months when I have asked the loaded question: “How are