Pithy Musings 18: “Let’s talk about grief at work” with Christine Mack-Granger

Grief, while completely natural, is uncomfortable for us both in experiencing it, and supporting others in it. Many of us don’t know what to say or do. It feels hard all around. At work especially, we tend to avoid it at the times people most need to know they’re not alone. Grief is also something […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 17: “Human Interaction is a Vulnerable Activity” with Timothy R. Clark

Stretching comfort zones is how we roll on Pithy Musings. More and more, we’re inviting guests we believe are some of the wisest humans out there. Caroline Berglund and I just next levelled our courage in Episode 17 in what we refer to as one of the richest, enlightening, and humbling conversations yet with Timothy […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 15: “Burnout – Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes” with Cher Brasok

In a fatigued world trying to heal from the complexity of the pandemic, trying to find our way for what’s next, there’s suffering. So much of the world is burnt out. There are big costs to humanity, relationships and systems. Burnout is pervasive in so many cultures and subcultures. It’s at times dismissed, rationalized, and […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 14: “My body saved my life” with Casey Berglund

In a world thick with overwhelm, burnout, depression, pain, trauma and war, is it possible to stop coping through addictive habits and shift consciousness through deeper connection to one’s body? According to Casey Berglund, Founder of Worthy and Well, and creator of the Let Your Body Lead TEDx Talk, embodiment practices offer essential pathways to transition […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 13: “Call people in, not out,” a courageous conversation on DEI with Dionn Schaffner

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is on the minds of countless people who experience pain because of attacks, microaggressions and bias, and those who want to contribute to much-needed, positive change. It’s a complex topic that brings about all sorts of behaviours. Some avoid it, others lean into it with courage and empathy, and others […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 12: What we don’t understand about trauma and need to.

There are countless assumptions and much confusion about what constitutes trauma. By the time we come to be adults, many of us (more than we may realize) have been impacted by trauma in our lifetimes. Trauma may ensue later in life too. The pandemic is a trauma in and of itself. With new curiosity about […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 11: Cancel Culture – what are we doing to each other?

Canceling people out of professional and social circles is on the rise and accelerating with social media. As we embark on a New Year, let’s ask some important questions. When does canceling someone out make sense? Or, does it ever make sense? How do we know when is it toxic, divisive and it’s gone too […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 9: Why friendship makes us better humans.

“Love who you are when you’re with people” – a friend once said. Friendship enables belonging, a primal, fundamental human need. When we belong, we access parts of ourselves enabling us to survive and thrive despite crisis, uncertainty and change. Friendships teach us about who we are, what we’re capable of, and a safe place […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 8: Is the imposter experience a real thing?

Imposters here, there and everywhere! Why do so many of us experience moments of self-doubt through to profound lack of confidence resulting in a constant need for perfection, achievement and external validation? Imposter Syndrome isn’t an illness, yet it is a pervasive experience that transcends gender identity, and people across the globe experience it. It […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 7: Why Feedback Rocks!

What comes to mind when you hear the question, “Can I give you feedback?” You’re likely bracing yourself for impact! Join us for Pithy Musings episode #7, “Why Feedback Rocks” where Fervor’s friend and pithy partner Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk and I, Eva Van Krugel dispel the myth, “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say […]

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