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At Common Ground Consulting Ottawa Inc., we specialize in fostering meaningful connections and deep engagement within teams


Common Ground Consulting Service Offerings

At Common Ground Consulting Ottawa Inc., we specialize in fostering meaningful connections and deep engagement within teams. Our diverse range of service offerings are designed to elevate your organization's performance, enhance collaboration, and promote a healthy team culture. We understand that each team is unique, so we offer customization options tailored to your specific needs, with a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusive leadership.


Empower your team with guided discussions in a safe and supportive environment. Our expert facilitator will help your organization unlock its full potential by guiding meaningful conversations, fostering collaboration, and aligning your team towards shared organizational objectives and outcomes. CGC places a strong emphasis on fostering diversity and inclusion, ensuring that everyone's voice is heard and appreciated.


Elevate your workshops with tailored written content, designed exclusively for your team. After facilitating sessions with team members, we gather, analyze, and synthesize essential information to craft a high-quality, purposeful content that resonates with your team. Our content emphasizes the importance of inclusive leadership and promotes a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.



Choose from an array of immersive workshops, varying in length and topics, to strengthen your organization's well-being.

Discover a collection of engaging workshops designed to elevate your team's collaboration, connection, and overall well-being while emphasizing inclusive leadership and diversity. Our expert facilitator will guide participants through interactive discussions and activities, helping your organization create a thriving, diverse, and inclusive work culture.

Building a Culture of Connection on Your Team: Tips to Help You Thrive (1.5 hours)

Re-energize your team after a challenging period by fostering a culture of connection, collaboration, and inclusive leadership. In this 1.5-hour workshop, participants will learn practical strategies to enhance engagement, create meaningful connections within the workplace, and promote diversity. Dive into the 5 key pillars of organizational wellness - core values, trust, connection, empathy, and play - to build a vibrant and connected workplace culture.

The Benefits of Meaningful Play: Tips to Engage Your Team (1.5 hours)

Discover the benefits of incorporating play into your diverse workplace in this 1.5-hour workshop. While the idea of play in the workplace might sound counter-intuitive or even unprofessional, research shows that play is key in fostering positive cultures and team productivity. Participants will engage in interactive discussions and activities that demonstrate how transforming work cultures from 'proving grounds' to 'playgrounds' can lead to increased engagement, connection, and productivity, while nurturing a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusivity.

Deepening Connections Through Increased Awareness of Personal Core Values (2.5 hours)

How can we possibly work effectively as a team if we don’t have a solid understanding and appreciation of our own personal values, first? Unlock the potential of your team through the understanding of each member's personal core values, as we foster an environment of inclusive leadership. In this 2.5-hour workshop, participants will explore the concept of core values and identify those that guide them in their personal and professional lives. Gain insights into how core values deepen social connections and engagement, and learn how aligning shared organizational values can reinforce your organization's mission, vision, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Leading a Culture of Connection and Caring - 3 Part Workshop Series (11 hours)

One constant of life is our need for human connection. No matter our race, ethnicity, gender, or age, humans are hardwired to belong, to feel valued and appreciated, and to feel connected to those around them. When we remember to honour this most basic human need, greatness is achieved by individuals, groups and organizations.

Through three educational and interactive modules, participants will learn how to create a sustainable and diverse workplace culture where well-being and organizational health is prioritized as an organization’s most valuable asset. This comprehensive three-part workshop is an 11-hour series focused on fostering connection, inclusivity, and caring. Dive deep into the importance of core values, trust, empathy, human connectivity, and play to build a healthy, engaged, and productive workplace.

Length: Total 11 hours

Module A (1 hour):    Meet and Greet
Module B (5 hours):    Values Exploration
Module C (5 hours):    Hands-On-Integration

How to Build a Thriving, Inclusive School Community (2.5 hours)

The pandemic has left the education system drained and as such. educators and school communities require unprecedented support to help refuel deeper connection and engagement. In this 2.5-hour workshop, participants will explore strategies for creating inclusive school cultures that enhance relationships and improve the quality of instruction. Learn how to build thriving, psychologically safe school environments that empower students, teachers, and staff alike.

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