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Meeting Kindred Spirits and Fighting Toxicity with Love

Meeting Kindred Spirits and Fighting Toxicity with Love

A keynote speech delivered by Dr. Julie Pham at "The Spirit of Work" book launch You never know when, where, or how you will meet a kindred spirit. That is how I feel about Dr. Marie Gervais. We met three months ago, when she interviewed me for her podcast, after I...

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Reversing Incivility With Intent To Be And Do Good

Reversing Incivility With Intent To Be And Do Good

Do a search on incivility and rudeness in the workplace and you will come up with hundred shifts of posts. It's a hot topic for a reason... As you’re looking for answers on how to improve your workplace climate, you’ll find a ton of great courses, resources and tips....

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Imagining a Workplace Culture With No Prejudice!

Imagining a Workplace Culture With No Prejudice!

When my friend from Cameroon walked down the hallway of the accounting firm where she worked, nobody smiled at her. Every person she greeted appeared to have not heard her and sometimes even bumped into her as if she were invisible. Although they said good morning to...

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I Was Writing A Book But Didn’t Know It

I Was Writing A Book But Didn’t Know It

It was my first date on my first job as a teacher and nobody greeted me. I had to ask at the office where my classroom was and request a key - no tour offered. The class had a storage room that had never been cleaned and no supplies had been ordered for the year....

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Why You Need Your Heart To Work

Why You Need Your Heart To Work

Why you need your heart to work Since this month features Valentine’s Day, it seems timely to talk about the link between emotions and decision making at work. There is a strong link between emotional self-awareness and ability to solve problems at work. Increasingly,...

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