Posted February 18, 2021 by Kathy Bishop
Creative Options Regina (COR) recipient of Canada's Healthy Workplace Great Employer Award

Across the globe there has been a declining trust in leadership. In 2017 Edelman identified a loss of trust in leaders across all sectors (business, NG0s, media, and government). Despite a high lack of faith in the system, Edelman (2019) noted that the relationship with local employers is still strong. Employees are turning to their organizations and expecting senior leaders to step up to be trustworthy and lead the way to make a difference.

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Posted February 10, 2021 by Cheryl Heykoop
MA Leadership-Health Program Head Cheryl Heykoop with son Eli

photo of MA Leadership-Health Program Head and new mom, Cheryl Heykoop with her adorable son Eli

As I write this blog post, I recognize there are many important things happening in the world related to leadership I could—and perhaps should—be writing about. However, what seems most relevant and applicable to me right now is the practice of trying to balance work and motherhood. I became a mom just before the pandemic, I returned back to work in September, and my son is now one.

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Posted February 8, 2021 by Sherry Richards
Leading in Extraordinary Times: 2021 Webinar Series

Leading in Extraordinary Times: 2021 Webinar Series

Thanks to everyone who joined us on February 5th for the second installment of our Leading in Extraordinary Times: 2021 webinar series.

Posted February 4, 2021 by Wanda Krause

Partners in Leadership Education 

The School of Leadership Studies wishes to thank Ching Tien and EGRC for their engagement as our 2020 Cohort’s Leadership Challenge™ sponsoring organization.

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Posted January 28, 2021 by Sherry Richards
Sailboats at night at the inner harbour in Victoria, BC

On this Bell Let’s Talk Day, I am grateful for my colleagues in the School of Leadership Studies who are committed to creating and sustaining a work environment that supports the well-being of all. It is a guiding value that encourages self-care and regular check-ins with colleagues to see how they are doing and how we might support one another. When asked what fills your cup, i.e. what self-care practices or activities do you engage in to promote positive mental health and well-being, here is what some SoLS faculty and staff shared.