The Platinum Rule – Why Leaders Need to Know It.

By Monica Affleck While many of us are familiar with the Golden Rule—to treat others as you would like to be treated—there is another rule which also speaks to how we should treat one another. It is called the Platinum...

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Introversion and Successful Leadership: A Paradox?

By Monica Affleck Do we instinctively still believe that the loudest person is the rightest and that an introverted person cannot effectively lead others? When we think about successful leaders, many of us may have a picture in our mind of...

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How To Keep People First

By Jim Lightbody Employees. Staff. Talent. Labour. Human resources. Colleagues. Coworkers. Team members. People. Regardless of how you choose to describe the heart and soul of your organization, how you treat them will make all the difference in your quest for...

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Josh Bersin Brings The Future of Work to “Level Up” HR Conference + Tradeshow

The world of work is rapidly changing as we deal with new technologies, AI, generational changes, and a more interconnected organization. What are HR’s mandates in this new world? Moreover, how can HR add value in organization design, driving...

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Five Criteria for Cross-Cultural Leadership

By Debbie Narver Why is diversity in the workplace important and what do business leaders need to prepare?  This article focuses on the relationship of cultural diversity and leadership.  Let’s start with trends in Canada as an example. While our population...

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Leading Learning and Development: Challenging and Championing Change

By Nancy Painter Life is a learning experience, if you do it right. In the work world, learning and development (L&D) help you learn what you need to know, and, in most organizations, HR makes L&D work. But, as any HR professional...

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Are Millennials Ready For The Corner Office?

Most CFOs have faith in millennial workers' abilities to become future leaders, recent research from Robert Half shows. Eighty-five per cent of CFOs interviewed said they are confident their millennial employees -- the swath of workers born between 1978...

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Succession Transitions: The Politics of Letting Go

By Natalie Michael During a succession transition the departing executive needs to let go of control and set their successor up for success.  Sometimes this goes well and sometimes it does not. One CEO who did this beautifully focused on the...

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