Moving Unconscious Bias From “I Can’t” To “I CAN!”

Moving Unconscious Bias From “I Can’t” To “I CAN!”

“Just because you can’t envision yourself doing something doesn’t mean that someone else can’t do it.” - Hellen Asproloupos, Scotiabank

Those were some words of wisdom shared with me recently during the launch of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion’s “Don’t Let A Barrier Be A Bully” campaign.

While my conversation with Hellen began centered around the subject of diversity and inclusion, it quickly migrated to the subject of unconscious bias. As founder of the Sledge Hockey Experience, one of our primary objectives is to help change people’s perspectives from “I can’t” to “I can” and the understand role that unconscious bias might play in the development of this perspective in your workplace.

Corporate training hit a wall? Try something new this fall!

Corporate training hit a wall? Try something new this fall!

It’s not often that something new and innovative comes along to shake things up a bit when it comes to corporate training and team building initiatives. With the 2018 Pyeongchang Paralympics and Olympics fast approaching, chances are you’ll be hearing more and more about sledge hockey and that’s where we at the Sledge Hockey Experience come in. Creating an innovative, fun and motivational team-building experience is what we do best and who better to do it for your next office event than former medal-winning Paralympic athlete Kevin Rempel. 

Recruitment Nightmares? “Dream Outside the Box!"

Recruitment Nightmares? “Dream Outside the Box!"

The challenge of attracting and retaining top corporate talent is something that keeps even the most dedicated recruiter awake at night. How to source top talent, how to keep them happy in the workplace and how to actively engage employees once they are a part of your organization is an ongoing and increasingly difficult task. By dreaming big, however, dreaming “outside of the box,” The Sledge Hockey Experience, hosted by former Paralympic athlete Kevin Rempel, will help turn your worst recruiting nightmare into a picture perfect reality will help engage your employees and support you in your recruiting process.