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By and on January 25, 2018

How diversity helps teams make better decisions

We recently attended a Creative Mornings session at Toronto’s Design Exchange, featuring Hadiya Roderique, a lawyer, journalist, and academic, whose talk focused on the theme of Context. In this session, Hadiya spoke about the importance of acknowledging one’s own biases, how to strip back unconscious bias to make more informed decisions, and how team diversity […]

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By on January 5, 2018

DisruptHR 5.0: The talks, the tweets, and the transformations

This year marked my third time attending DisruptHR: I first covered the event in 2015, then came back as a speaker in 2016. This year I returned to reconnect with my now-favourite community of workplace disruptors, and I brought my CEO Amy along! Now, Amy is a busy lady, and she made a point of […]

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By on November 24, 2017

I4PL 2017: Through the Interns’ Eyes

I4PL 2017 (Institute for Performance and Learning) is a conference that brings together professionals in the performance and learning sector to share the newest and latest ideas and innovations in L&D today. During this time, the Learnography team had the chance to also partake in the festivities by exhibiting our booth on their trade show […]

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By on June 5, 2017

The New Voices of #ATD2017

This year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia was a flurry of new faces and ideas – 10,000 new faces, to be exact. The speaker roster was flooded with first-time speakers, and Chris and I were among them. As Learnography’s newly appointed Business Development Manager and Communications Manager respectively, Chris and I […]

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By and on April 14, 2017

8 Things We Learned from The Art of Marketing

Last week, the Learnography team visited The Art of Marketing, an annual conference focused on improving businesses’ marketing experiences and empowering the individuals who create them. As a graphic designer, a social media strategist, and a marketing student, we were pretty excited to dig in. Here is everything we learned: “The solution often falls within […]

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By on February 6, 2017

Promouvoir les pratiques de leadership pour appuyer les élèves en Ontario (Advancing leadership practices to support students in Ontario)

English below. Tout le monde veut construire un meilleur avenir pour leurs communautés. Pour que cela se produise, tous les enfants et les élèves doivent recevoir la meilleure éducation possible afin d’atteindre leur plein potentiel. L’institut de leadership en éducation de l’Ontario (ILE) travaille en collaboration avec les leaders scolaires et les leaders du système […]

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By on January 6, 2017

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership: Part Two

In my previous blog, I shared some of my experiences as a young professional and how women in my career have supported me in becoming the leader I am today. Now at the start of a new year, I’m thinking about what I can do proactively – and I hope you can do too – […]

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By on December 8, 2016

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership

I have always felt reluctant to call myself a feminist. In my generation, the term was often painted as a “bad word” or derogatory label, something that didn’t apply to those of us who never had to fight for the rights we have. But after the shocking results of the recent American election, I found […]

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By on September 8, 2016

On Leadership: How Serving Each Other Helps Us All to Succeed

I just turned 36. I serve Learnography as Solutions Director and Interim Design Director. I was recently asked about my “leadership journey.” I am proud of the success I’ve achieved in my career thus far. I’m hungry to learn and grow and I think that is evident in the work I do and the roles […]

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By on July 28, 2016

Forward-Thinking Feedback

At the Imagine Your Workplace Conference, York University Associate Professor Marie-Hélène Budworth presented us with a whole new approach to providing employee feedback. In just 7 minutes, she completely rocked my world and challenged a lot of the principles I once held dear. As the supervisor to a rapidly rotating stream of university co-op students, I spend a […]

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