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Performance Managing the Narcissist

Performance Managing the Narcissist

The Increasing Prevalence of Narcissistic Traits Roughly 1% of the general population is afflicted with the DSM-5 recognized Narcissistic Personality Disorder. [i] Those with this condition must be supported and managed through accommodation that relies on medical...
Find Your Sacred During Times of Tension and Conflict Communication

Find Your Sacred During Times of Tension and Conflict Communication

Conflict Communication Find your sacred during times of conflict and tension: As I sit across the bargaining table from a Union counterpart, he slams his fists against the table, calls me names not worth repeating and has choice words for the employer I represent. It...
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...