Our intent is to enhance and level up our actions and outward behaviour in our roles as citizens, employees, leaders and entrepreneurs. We don’t get taught how to navigate our rights in the work place, have challenging conversations regarding pay, and understand the ROI in efficiency when we actually take time to slow down, so we’re here to leverage our community of experts to share their stories and provide practical lessons and guide you into being your best self in your werk.
What Does "Culture Fit" Even Mean?
“Applying for jobs is fun!” said no one ever – not only do you have to tick all, if not most of, the requirements for the role, ...Read More
Being Introverted Doesn’t Mean You’re Not a Team Player
After-work drinks, team lunches and office parties are usually deemed as a fun way to connect with your coworkers, and for most ...Read More
Am I Allowed to Make Friends at Work?
Joining the workforce is, like puberty, an anticipated yet unsettling time. Comedian Jenny Slate’s words ring quite true: “I suf...Read More
Why You Can't Stop Looking at Your Work Emails After Hours (But Should)
We’ve all been there--you’re at your home or even out on the town after a long day at the office and looking to unwind, but ther...Read More
The Art of Firing a Client
How to end professional relationships, professionally Ending a relationship - whether with a friend, a romantic partner or a cl...Read More
How My Relationship with Writing Changed When I Finally Bought a Desk
On habit-forming and the importance of intention. My first room in New York didn’t have any windows, much less room for a desk....Read More
A Writer’s Relationship with Time(lines)
Like most writers, self-proclaimed or otherwise, I am an inveterate procrastinator. The Werk launches at midnight, and I have de...Read More
Stories We Tell Ourselves as Entrepreneurs
The stories that we tell ourselves as entrepreneurs,and how to flip the script Whether you own a thriving business with multi...Read More
Owning Your No
Learn how to say no, when you’re a yes person While the narrative is shifting, we very much exist in a culture where over worki...Read More
Love Languages at the Office
You’ve probably heard of love languages. Maybe you’re an ‘acts of service’ type, who shows your partner how much you care by doi...Read More
Resisting the Working Woman Ideal: An Unofficial How To
A few months ago, I decided to leave a job that I loved. For a little more than a year-and-a-half, I’d led the Canadian arm of a...Read More
What the Heck is a Microaggression?
Microaggressions 101 Today was an extraordinarily normal day, yet I’m lying on my couch, a glass of wine in one hand, a bag of ...Read More
Diet Culture in the Staff Lunch Room
Lunch (or lack of lunch) hour insights from an eating disorder specialist I remember feeling uneasy the minute I smelled food ...Read More
Validating Your Calling
An exercise in self-healing and self-discovery from the lens of a previously burnt out entrepreneur Imagine a large, beautiful r...Read More