Harassment is the Tip of the Discrimination Iceberg

Harassment is the Tip of the Discrimination Iceberg

  I have crossed a threshold, had a watershed moment, reached the end of my rope. #Really! I don’t know whether it was the Dec. 18th article in The Globe and Mail noting that 94 percent of Canadian executives surveyed said that sexual harassment was not an issue in...
Office Party Memo: Eat, Drink and be Wary

Office Party Memo: Eat, Drink and be Wary

‘Tis most definitely the season to reconsider the traditional alcohol-driven, stumble-down, slap-on-the-back (or slap-somewhere-else) staff party. Christmas is obviously a time for high spirits. But given recent harassment headlines and heightened sensitivity about...
Character Counts

Character Counts

I recently listened to an interview with Louise Penny, author of the wonderful Inspector Gamache novels. Among other topics, she covered the role her enduring characters play in her books.  As I mulled over our fascination with individual characters in works of...