Listening, Speaking, and Reading your future depends on it!

Based on the BC Labour Market Outlook for 2018 it is projected that 73% of job openings will require candidates to have strong people skills, especially those in communication areas such as active listening, speaking and reading comprehension[1].  These three skills...

Cultural Awareness In Our Community

Piers recently attended the Housing First for Indigenous and Metis Peoples Workshop at the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society.  Through this, not only were we reminded of the importance of partnership and connection within our community, but also of the need for cultural...
Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious Trauma

It is important to remind ourselves about self-care during our busy lives. We can easily get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of our daily responsibilities, that we forget about our own health – physical, mental, and/or emotional.  Self-care is especially...
Us & Them

Us & Them

I had the opportunity to see the Documentary, Us & Them, at the Kelowna Community Theatre last week. Krista Loughton – writer and producer – did an amazing job at putting together a reminder of how important it is to build relationships and lift each...
Inclusivity Month

Inclusivity Month

What does it mean to be inclusive in the workplace? It means that everyone is treated with respect and equality, and each person has equal rights to opportunities and resources that arise. It is important to recognize diversity in order to play to each staff member’s...