Do we design websites for people or for Google in 2023?
If you think this is a ridiculous question, you should definitely keep reading. If you think this is a tremendous question, you should definitely keep reading. Back in the early days of the internet and search engines, the dynamic was very different. The search engines were trying to gather the… Read More
Q&A with Human Resources Expert Derek J.
Derek has over 15 years of experience in People Talent, including acquisition, engagement, development, management, and retention. He is passionate about building scalable, inclusive institutional cultures where HR is a strategic advocate in today’s global workforce. We sat down with Derek J., a human Resources Expert advisor to learn more… Read More
Q&A with Nonprofit Expert Alison M.
We sat down with Alison M., a non profit Expert Advisor, to learn about her approach to new clients, pick up some advice for non profit leaders, and chat about why she enjoys consulting for non profits. Alison M. has over 15 years of experience bringing her creative and innovative… Read More
Q&A with Human Resources expert Chelle Johnson
We sat down with Canopy Human Resources expert, Chelle Johnson, to learn about her approach to consulting, her take on recruiting, and where she sees needs and pain points for companies. When you meet with a new company, what do you start by asking? Some of the first things I… Read More
Q&A with Leadership Expert Dirk D.
See what our Expert Advisor Dirk Dykson, has to say: Q: What are some trends or strategies you’re seeing with your clients? A: A trend I am seeing leaders struggle with is building trust and achieving performance in current hybrid and remote environments. Leaders sometimes push for performance from… Read More
The Biggest Trends In Organizational Culture In 2022
In the past two years, the great events that have shaped U.S. culture include the pandemic, social justice movements, the great resignation (and reshuffling), inflation, supply chain disruptions, the rise of block chain, crypto, social media addiction, and mental health. Since we’ve all gone through two years of constant, unprecedented… Read More
Preventive Care is the Key to Mental Fitness and Weathering the Storm of Life
Our mental health is fragile and vulnerable, just like our bodies. Preventive mental health care is required for overall wellness. We know and appreciate that our bodies require proactive work and intentional habits in order to maintain good physical health. If we want our bodies to perform well we need… Read More
Why are People Out of Work, but Businesses Can’t Find Employees: Part 1
It’s no secret the job market is changing before our eyes seemingly with every passing day. “We’re hiring” signs abound, and we’re asked to be patient as restaurants, businesses, and retail shops are consistently understaffed. Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the unemployment rate… Read More
Chronic Stress, Burnout & Self-Care
Question: Why do I feel so exhausted ALL THE TIME? Answer: COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect of our professional lives – businesses have been restructured entirely and many of us are overwhelmed by added pressure and demand resulting in high levels of chronic stress and workplace burnout. We all… Read More
Do You Know How To Recognize The Early Signs Of Inequity?
How To Spot The Early Signs of Intersectional Gender Inequity Question: What’s the best way to deal with intersectional gender inequality in the workplace? Answer: In 2018, more CEOs were dismissed for misconduct and ethical lapses (e.g. sexual harassment) than for financial performance or board struggles. In PwC’s 19-year… Read More