The Trusted Leader Blog

Welcome to the Trusted Leader Blog: a space for forward-thinking individuals to hear from industry experts on emerging issues.

We seek to empower leaders by providing insights and information that will inspire positive change within their organizations and communities. With a variety of contributors, the ideas and experiences shared make this a rich resource for creating healthy, psychologically safe, engaged and inclusive workplaces.

Psychological Safety & Wellness

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How to use the 3 E model for workplace mental health management

It is estimated that mental health claims have risen by 75% since 2019, and 12 billion working days are lost globally every year, to depression and...

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Foster growth and resilience by applying a trauma-informed approach in your workplace

Aggressive, hostile, uncivil and disrespectful behaviour is on the rise in Canadian workplaces. In a survey of 5000 Canadian workers conducted in...

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Build healthy conflict resolution skills in your workplace

Conflict is on the rise in our workplaces. One study found that approximately 64 percent of workers have been in a workplace with disputes between...

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Do New Canadians Feel Psychologically Safe in Your Workplace?

In 2023, over 450,000 people became new Canadians. New Canadians or newcomers are immigrants or refugees adapting to life in our country. They can be...

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How to Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace For Neurodivergent Employees

Do you know the difference between neurotypical and neurodivergent employees?

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Does Workplace health and safety start at home? It should.

This blog is dedicated to building a culture of health and safety in the workplace. We’ve written extensively about engaging in critical...

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Enhance Mid-Management Support For Healthy Hybrid And Remote Workplace Cultures

At the peak of the pandemic, most Canadian employees were working remotely. Four years later, we’ve seen a moderate shift back, but the numbers of...

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Meet Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper is an experienced charity executive with over 16 years of experience in fund development, project management and government relations....

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Unlock Employee Mental Fitness: A Guide for Leaders on the 80-20 Rule

Each of us carries an invisible backpack containing our personal adversity load, social determinants, circumstances, and physical health, which...

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How To Build a Trauma-Informed Workplace Culture

Violence and harassment, including uncivil, disrespectful, and abusive conduct, are on the rise in Canadian workplaces. We don’t have to wait until...

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