Because training should be a conversation, not a
PowerPoint slide.

We are excellent trainers. We don’t stand at the front of the room talking to a PowerPoint slide full of text. We engage participants in a conversation. We learn about what they don’t know, we teach them what they need to learn and, more importantly, we help drive new behaviour.

Oh yeah, and we give out chocolate. That always helps.

Making Workplaces Work:

We are happy to customize any of our training programs to meet your needs. Please contact us today to find out how we can help you with your training needs.

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  • SUPERVISOR / MANAGERS' SERIES
    • Hiring
      • Successful Selection: Recruitment Techniques that Work
    • Managing
      • Navigating the Employment Standards Act
      • Managing with Respect
      • After a Finding: Repairing a Toxic Culture When there’s been Workplace Bullying
      • Managing Social Media in the Workplace
      • Unintentional Racism: Managing a Diverse Workforce
      • Managing Challenging Employees
      • Bully or Effective Leader: When Supervisors go too Far
      • Performance Management and Employee Discipline
      • Managing Absenteeism
      • Progressive Discipline
      • Understanding the Duty to Accommodate
    • Ending the Relationship
      • High Risk Terminations

  • HR PROFESSIONALS' SERIES
    • Hiring
      • Successful  Selection: Recruitment Techniques that Work
      • Recruitment without Resumes
      • Tighten Up: Employment Agreements that Protect Your Organization
    • Managing Employees
      • Myths and Misconceptions about the Employment Standards Act
      • Top 5 Ways Employers Screw Up
      • Bully or Effective Leader: When Supervisors go too Far
      • Managing Challenging Employees
      • Managing Social Media in the Workplace
      • Performance Management and Employee Discipline
      • Suspicious Sick Leaves
      • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
    • Workplace Culture and Human Rights
      • Unintentional Racism: Managing a Diverse Workforce
      • Top 10 Mistakes Investigating Harassment Complaints
      • Preventing and Investigating  Harassment and Violence in the Workplace
      • Conducting Workplace Investigations
      • Damage Control: Repairing a Workplace After a Finding of Harassment
      • Creating a Positive Workplace
      • Understanding the Duty to Accommodate
      • The Sandwich Generation: What Family Status Accommodation Means Now
      • Accommodating Mental Health and Addictions
    • Ending the Relationship
      • Terminating for Cause: Yes You Can
      • High Risk Terminations
      • Nuts and Bolts of Negotiating Severance Packages

  • POSITIVE WORKPLACES / HR SERIES
    • Respect in the Workplace
    • Creating a Positive Workplace
    • Sensitivity Training
    • Conducting Workplace Investigations
    • Top 10 Mistakes Investigating Harassment Complaints
    • Bully or Effective Leader: When Supervisors go too Far
    • Helping Dysfunctional Teams Function
    • Damage Control: Repairing a Workplace After a Finding of Harassment
    • Unintentional Racism: Managing a Diverse Workforce
    • The Sandwich Generation: What Family Status Accommodation Means Now
    • Accommodating Mental Health and Addictions
    • The Duty to Accommodate: Disability, Mental Illness and Family Status

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Great Job! I loved it and look forward to more in the future.”

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“This has been one of the best training sessions I have received”

“Great presentation! Very engaging, you knew your stuff and were able to use examples to demonstrate and prove your points! Please come back.”

“Thank you for a fantastic presentation. Relevant and real life examples are appreciated.”

“Great Facilitator! Very well spoken, confident. What I found most impressive was how well she was able to answer questions and quickly get the course back on track to the topic at hand. I would definitely recommend Lauren... and of course the candy!”

“She is not a traditional lawyer -- very contemporary.”

“Absolute pleasure listening to Lauren speak! Her down to earth presentation style and real life examples keep me looking for her name so I can sign up and learn from her!!!”

“Zaheer is an extremely entertaining speaker who captures the participant’s interest. He is also extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter and brings personal experience into the discussion.”

“I’ve attended many seminars- have never enjoyed one this much-or felt I’d left with this much knowledge, excellent facilitator!”

"Without question- the best workshop I’ve ever been to.”

“This session was excellent! Right balance of law, reference materials, instruction and activities. Great ice breakers and changing seats. Good humour and honesty.”

“Really enjoyed the case law stories. Though educational, also comical. Not so dry information. I really enjoyed it, very useful information, all of it.”

“It was a really good session! I can apply literally everything I learned.”

“Zaheer was excellent and incredibly thorough in explaining everything.”

“Very well presented. Great sense of humour, kept class engaged. Thank you.”

“Wow this was fantastic! I was engaged with all of the topics and found all the information to be highly relevant. Great examples, they made it very interesting. You took lots of time to answer our questions and truly are an expert in your field. Much appreciated. Thanks!”

“Lauren Bernardi always gives fantastic presentations and they are so applicable to my role every time.”

“Both presenters were very energetic (especially for lawyers!!!!)”

“Very useful information that we have already started to implement in the office.”

“Fun, engaging”

“Excellent presentation! You’re a great engaging speaker.”

“Thoroughly enjoyable sessions with lots of learning’s. Can’t believe 3 days went by so quickly, lots of fun.”

“This was one of the most valuable courses I’ve ever taken.”

“I came back to work and raved about everything I would be taking away with me. I am looking forward to putting my new skills into action and attending more courses in the future.”