Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue

Discover Trusted Leader blog posts contributed by Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue below.

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Leadership’s Role In Building Trauma-Informed Workplaces

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an extended period of uncertainty for all of us. It has forever changed how we interact and work with one another, and has had a profound impact on the mental health of millions of people. For some, that means...

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To Encourage Wellness Through the Ranks, We First Have to Enable It

The pandemic caused many leaders to shift their internal communications to focus on employee well-being. As we move beyond COVID-19 restrictions,...

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Supporting Workers with Addictive Disorders in the Workplace

For an employee with an addictive disorder, knowing what to do and where to turn can be incredibly difficult. While stigma around mental illness has...

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Turnover and psychological safety considerations for leaders

Are you caring for the wellbeing of loyal employees?

The "great resignation" may be hitting employers in the U.S. particularly hard, but it is also...

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Aspiring Workforce

With labour shortages in Canada projected to reach two million workers by 2031, and rising rates of absenteeism, presenteeism, and turnover, it is...

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Create a Safe and Inclusive Culture For All Ages

Many workplaces in Canada are comprised of employees from diverse backgrounds, age groups, and experiences. One of the challenges leaders face is...

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Keeping People Psychologically Safe When Disaster Strikes

We all experience crisis at some point in our lives. Critical events, such as workplace emergencies, environmental disasters, social conflicts,...

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The Future of Work And its Impact on Psychological Health and Safety

Entering a new era of work two years into a global pandemic, we are facing new challenges and continued uncertainty. As leaders, we are strategic...

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Are you making sleep a priority in your workplace?

You likely don’t spend too much time thinking about whether your employees have had a good night’s sleep, but maybe you should.

Employees may become

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Employees are Looking for Employers They Can Trust to Look After Their Safety and Well-Being

The pandemic has tested many relationships, including that of employers and employees. While we may not be experiencing “The Great Resignation” to...

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