Recent News

By Lisa Sansom / May 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

Hello all – it’s been a while, again! Just a quick note to let you know what’s going on at LVS Consulting. I continue to write for Your Workplace magazine. These days, I’m writing the occasional coaching “case study” (not about any specific client – confidentiality is, as always, strictly preserved) and doing some book reviews. […]

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Can we please…

By Lisa Sansom / January 24, 2016 / 1 Comment

Why is it so often that when we get people together to do good work together, they falter? Why do they turn on each other and spread mistrust and untruths? Why do they hurt each other and get in the way of good meaningful work? Why do people presume the worst and then believe those […]

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The Importance of Setting a Collaborative Tone in the Workplace

By Lisa Sansom / January 16, 2016 / 2 Comments

Years ago, we moved to Kingston, Ontario from Ottawa. I was on the job hunt, and Kingston, being one-tenth the size of Ottawa, did not yield a lot of opportunities for me in the field of organizational development. As a result, I had to expand my job search in some rather creative directions, and one […]

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The inspiration of tidying up

By Lisa Sansom / January 10, 2016 / 3 Comments

With a new year comes resolutions, and even though I resolved many years ago that I wouldn’t make any more new year’s resolutions, I found myself this year drawn into setting a new direction for 2016. Essentially, this direction involves doing less, getting more sleep, and scaling back. So when a colleague loaned me a […]

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What I'm writing about these days

By jeffg / September 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Hello all – hope that you are doing well! I’ve been keeping busy, in part, with writing for Your Workplace magazine. If you haven’t heard of them, I suggest you check them out at (And I realize that this is very short notice, but they also have a conference coming up in Toronto this […]

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new book: Character Strengths Matter

By Lisa Sansom / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

I would like to share with you an important book about Character Strengths. The book is titled “Character Strengths Matter: How to Live a Full Life” and it is edited by my MAPP colleagues Shannon Polly and Kathryn Britton. I was honoured to contribute a chapter – it is an interview I conducted with author […]

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