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Unusual Suspects Commodify Labour Due to Talent Supply Shortages

Unusual Suspects Commodify Labour Due to Talent Supply Shortages

Reactions to Talent Supply Shortages I often interact with labour leaders regarding talent supply. Recently I noticed a pattern among specific labour leaders and progressive commentators that concerns me. Many notice a shortage of talent supply. That is a fact, and...
Is it better to be loved than feared? Supervision: Performance Management and Psychological Safety

Is it better to be loved than feared? Supervision: Performance Management and Psychological Safety

Is it Better to be Feared than Loved? We have the distinct pleasure of meeting supervisors and managers of every stripe through our work, including those with differing strengths, aptitudes, and experience levels. Common aspects of the role that many supervisors...
Lateral Violence: When the Oppressed become the Oppressors

Lateral Violence: When the Oppressed become the Oppressors

Lateral Violence When the oppressed become the oppressors. Lateral violence is a form of bullying engaged in by those oppressed and lacking power.  In a state of anger, fear and at times panic, feeling unable to confront the system that dominates them, they lash out...
Systemic Racism and the Cave Analogy

Systemic Racism and the Cave Analogy

Today we discuss Plato’s cave analogy and systemic racism in Canada. Like many, we in our firm accept that systemic racism exists throughout Canada and is interwoven into our institutions. This statement comes neither from a place of judgement nor is it presented to...