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Take Back Your Story

Crisis or major life change can shatter our purpose. Developing your inner narrative can help you make sense of the world and lead with greater authenticity.

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The Benefits of Business Coaching: It’s not One-Size-Fits-All

The Benefits of Business Coaching: It’s not One-Size-Fits-All

Curious about bringing coaching to your organization? Learn about the different ways that you can deploy a coach strategically to address the challenges you are facing.
Capturing the Opportunity for Recognition and Gratitude

Capturing the Opportunity for Recognition and Gratitude

Before diving back into "business as usual" in the post-pandemic recovery, don't miss the opportunity to recognize the way people have grown and express gratitude for the way they stepped up during the crisis.
How to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

How to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

The three key ingredients organizations need to foster enterprise thinking among its leaders.
Networking: An Essential Skill for Career Management

Networking: An Essential Skill for Career Management

Learn how to use networking to manage your career trajectory, whether you are just starting out or are an experienced professional.
10 Books to Help Boost Your Mental Wellness

10 Books to Help Boost Your Mental Wellness

Our team recommends books that can help renew your perspectives, foster mindfulness, and boost your mental wellness.
Foundational Leadership Skills that Promote Employee Wellbeing

Foundational Leadership Skills that Promote Employee Wellbeing

Ways that leaders can enhance the wellbeing of their employees by focusing on empathy, flexibility, and communication.
When Trust is Broken: Reconnecting to Purpose in a Post-COVID World

When Trust is Broken: Reconnecting to Purpose in a Post-COVID World

Ongoing disruption has disconnected organizations from their purpose. Leaders will need to rebuild trust by reconnecting their core values to reclaim the organizational narrative in a post-COVID world. 
How Leadership Changed in 2020

How Leadership Changed in 2020

How leaders at all levels can pivot strategies and effectively move forward in a crisis.
Job Search During a Pandemic

Job Search During a Pandemic

Interviewing and networking advice from individuals who are searching or have recently landed in new roles during the pandemic
5 Books to Read to Change Your Thinking About a Crisis

5 Books to Read to Change Your Thinking About a Crisis

Our team recommends the top 5 books that can help you recharge for a new year.
Take Back Your Story

Take Back Your Story

Crisis or major life change can shatter our purpose. Developing your inner narrative can help you make sense of the world and lead with greater authenticity.
How We Stay Resilient

How We Stay Resilient

Tips from our team on the things they do to maintain resilience and overcome challenges.
From Current Reality to the Road Ahead for the HR Function

From Current Reality to the Road Ahead for the HR Function

How HR teams are supporting their organizations through the crisis, and the opportunities they have moving forward.
13 Books to Help Manage Change in Uncertain Times

13 Books to Help Manage Change in Uncertain Times

These books can help you gain a new perspective, adjust your approach, and build a path forward.
The Power of Small Changes Toward Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Power of Small Changes Toward Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

How employees can influence better mental health through a bottom-up approach.
Don’t Let a Crisis go to Waste: COVID-19 is Your Leadership Classroom

Don’t Let a Crisis go to Waste: COVID-19 is Your Leadership Classroom

Why today's crisis presents an unprecedented opportunity for leaders to grow.
How to be Productive and Have an Impact While Leading Remotely

How to be Productive and Have an Impact While Leading Remotely

Seven tips for managing yourself and engaging your team.
Using Leadership Narrative to Transform During the COVID-19 Crisis

Using Leadership Narrative to Transform During the COVID-19 Crisis

How the stories that leaders tell and their actions can impact organizational outcomes in times of crisis and uncertainty.
Verity’s Student Job Search Workshop: How to Support Future Applicants

Verity’s Student Job Search Workshop: How to Support Future Applicants

We share our career management expertise with future applicants to provide invaluable lessons in growing your interviewing and networking skills.
The Business Benefits of Gender Diversity in the Workplace

The Business Benefits of Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Companies that invest in gender diversity see a broad range of benefits across their business. The key to success, however, lies in the environment and values that they establish.
Reskilling and Upskilling: It's a Joint Responsibility

Reskilling and Upskilling: It's a Joint Responsibility

Today's speed of change means a greater demand for upskilling and reskilling. Here's how employees, managers, organizations, and the community can partner together to stay nimble.
Effective Goal Setting: What Trips Us Up and How to Fix It

Effective Goal Setting: What Trips Us Up and How to Fix It

Looking to become more effective when it comes to achieving your goals? Learn about the things that can get in your way and how to overcome them.
How to Implement Effective Performance Improvement Plans

How to Implement Effective Performance Improvement Plans

Are you thinking of putting a team member on a performance improvement plan? Before you move forward, have you assessed their situation thoroughly? Considering these practices can help you mitigate risk and improve communication throughout your organization.
A Caring Approach for 35 Years

A Caring Approach for 35 Years

On Verity's 35-year anniversary, we are reflecting on where we've been and where we're headed.
Ensuring the Mental Well-being of your Remaining Employees After a Termination

Ensuring the Mental Well-being of your Remaining Employees After a Termination

If you are letting staff go, you need to consider how it might impact your remaining employees. These tips will help you support your team through the next termination.
The Leader as a Coach

The Leader as a Coach

How do leaders stay ahead in today's fast-paced environment? By using a coaching approach to empower their team.
Eight Books to Empower Women in the Workplace

Eight Books to Empower Women in the Workplace

A list of books curated to encourage women to rise to their potential.
Creating and Implementing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies

Creating and Implementing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies

Most cases of sexual harassment go unreported often due to a lack of employee training and clear workplace safety policies. Learn more about the impact and what employers can do to address this.
The Complete Guide to Conducting Terminations

The Complete Guide to Conducting Terminations

What you need to know to keep the termination meeting on track, help the employee preserve their dignity, and protect the organization's brand.
Overcoming the Myth that Generations in the Workplace Need to be Managed

Overcoming the Myth that Generations in the Workplace Need to be Managed

Building talent strategy around generational differences does more harm than good for organizations. It's time that we move to a more productive approach.