Redefining Success: Nurturing the essence of well-being

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Well-being has become such a buzzword, with employers promoting employee wellness, social media advocating daily meditation and societal expectations urging us to lead healthier lives. But beneath the surface of this well-being trend lies a complex landscape, leaving many of us perplexed about where to start and what truly matters to us. In this post, we embark on a journey to unravel the layers of well-being, focusing on elements that help us establish boundaries, cultivate healthy habits and foster resilient mindsets applicable at any stage of life.

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Redefining Success: Re-balancing energy with family and friends

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Isn’t it fascinating to observe how the post-pandemic world has shaped us? Some emerged seemingly unaffected, while the rest of us found ourselves in a state of confusion, uncertain about where to invest our energy, especially in our interactions with others. If you’re feeling any form of text fatigue, social pressure or a lack of interest in engaging with others, this piece is crafted with you in mind.

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Redefining Success: Revitalizing life through fun

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

What even is fun? Is it being mischievous, laughing or feeling utterly content? Do you make having fun a daily practice?

Here’s our take on fun as a vital element of work-life harmony. Fun isn’t just a fleeting moment of laughter or entertainment; it’s a purposeful act of infusing joy and enjoyment into your life. It’s about consciously dedicating time to relish experiences that truly matter to you. In the realm of fun, the activity itself isn’t a means to an end; it is the end itself.

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Redefining Success: Rediscovering the joy of exploration

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Remember when you were very young? You were a little explorer, reaching out with tiny hands to touch and feel the mysteries of textures, from velvety softness to bumpy curiosity. The world was a vivid kaleidoscope, filled with colours that danced, objects that beckoned and faces that radiated warmth. Sounds were hidden treasures, making you coo in delight. Playing peek-a-boo with those towering giants, Mom and Dad, was a delightful game of hide-and-seek. Every day held a new secret, even though your attempts at conversation were just babbling. Life was an enchanting expedition and you savoured every moment!

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Redefining Success: Celebrating the magic of community

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Have you ever watched the television series Community? It’s a whirlwind of hilarity and heartwarming moments, centring around seven individuals who initially gather for Spanish tutoring and unintentionally build profound friendships. This show beautifully exemplifies the essence of community – people coming together around a shared interest and discovering connections they might never have otherwise.

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Redefining Success: Embracing the adventure of learning

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Remember what Einstein once said, ‘Once you stop learning, you start dying.’ So, let’s start with this vital dimension: learning. It’s a cornerstone that profoundly impacts both our personal and professional journeys.

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Redefining success: The work-life harmony series

Gori Bhullar
​​Gori Bhullar, Law and Business ’13, is a seasoned management consultant with a specialization in understanding human behaviour in the workplace. She has spearheaded transformative people and culture initiatives for several organizations. Currently, Gori works in the financial services industry in Toronto, Canada, where she leads strategic people & culture efforts for more than 60,000 employees across North America. Her commitment to fostering talent is her hallmark, making her a standout figure in her field. Stay tuned for her insights in this series.

Say goodbye to the age-old concept of work-life balance; it’s time to embrace a new perspective — work-life harmony. This fresh framework acknowledges that our lives extend far beyond our work roles, encompassing a rich tapestry of dimensions that interconnect and support our careers.

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Workplace wellness tips for health-care workers and leaders

Ashley Kim, Health Administration in Community Care (MA) ’19
Ashley Kim, Health Administration in Community Care (MA) ’19 is Program Manager, Your Health Space at Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario division. She is a mother, registered nurse and advocate for culture change in health-care organizations to improve workplace mental health for health-care workers.

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month. Health-care workers, leaders and organizational decision-makers can celebrate this month by making plans to holistically improve the health of their workplace and collectively work toward a shared vision of psychologically healthier and safer workplaces.

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Why kindness is the must-have superpower you need to lead

As the old saying goes, a little kindness can go a long way. In this blog, Julie Adam, Radio and Television Arts ’92, shares four ways you can use kindness to help you in leadership.

Julie Adam
Julie Adam, Radio and Television Arts ’92, is the President of News & Entertainment at Rogers Sports & Media. Her leadership book Imperfectly Kind: Why Kindness Is The Must-Have Superpower You Need To Lead was released in December 2021.

Practicing kindness in leadership will force you to shift focus away from yourself to the things which matter most — your customers, your employees, your shareholders and your community. If you want to transform from good to great and excel in leadership, you need a north star and a superpower to guide you. Make it kindness.

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