Doug never colored within the lines as a child and believes in the healing power of dark chocolate. Despite being allergic to neck ties, he’s passionate about business. A Certified Executive Coach with global experience, he teaches leading edge approaches that help organizations create cultures that drive engagement, productivity and innovation, giving leaders and teams the skills and experience to contribute to the business in high impact ways.

Bad, Baaad Chair!

A very sore lower back has reminded me of an article I wrote several years back on that seemingly innocent piece of office equipment, your chair. Simply put, too much sitting, in spite of your regular exercise and healthy eating, can still cause your butt and waistline to expand their horizons. This is not to…

Define Your Future: 5 Essential Elements

In today’s hectic world, workplace deadlines and personal responsibilities can often leave you feeling ragged and with little time for yourself. And yet, your ability to lead and manage at work is greatly affected by your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. If you are tired of feeling like you’re not giving or getting the best…

5 Reasons to Take Your Vacation This Summer

Are you under the assumption that you’re indispensable at work?  That, in your absence, everything will fall apart at the office?  Well, it won’t. While you may make lots of amazing contributions to the company, not taking regular vacations is unhealthy for you, office morale and the company’s growth.  In fact, by taking time away,…