Four Cornerstones to a Thriving Culture of Inclusion and Diversity

There is a strong business case for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Organizations that are diversely inclusive are more creative and innovative, have employees that are more engaged, have a better understanding of local and global markets and,...

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3 Tips To Start Viewing Situations With A Mintzberg Mindset

Dr. Henry Mintzberg is one of the most cited and deeply admired management thinkers alive today. The appealing thing about Mintzberg is that his ideas are so easy to understand. If I asked you to think like Albert Einstein,...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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CEO TalkBack: AI From The Top

In the last quarter I had the privilege of facilitating a discussion with a group of 10 CEOs around artificial intelligence. Do they think it matters for their business? Are they already investing in it? Importantly, do they consider...

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Hard Value of Soft Skills Required in AI Future

Between IBM’s Watson actually coaching conference attendees at last year’s Association for Talent Development conference and being able to hold a conversation with my new virtual assistant in the living room, key aspects of our world are obviously changing...

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Five Fundamental Traits of an HR Culture Catalyst

By Amelia Chan, CPHR Every organization has a personality or culture. Whether it is intentional or not, the employees have a way of doing things which ultimately defines the organization—it is how “we roll.” What is interesting about modern management practice...

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Rethinking Recruitment: The Flex of Agile Thinking

By Amelia Chan, CPHR “Agile” has been a bit of a buzz word in recruitment for a while—usually associated with breaking big tasks into smaller projects with assured feedback from stakeholders propelling greater success. While this holds true, there is...

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Elizabeth Gilbert: Powering Up Big Magic for 2017 HR Conference + Tradeshow

Ten years ago, Elizabeth Gilbert captivated the world with her powerful and transformative memoir Eat, Pray, Love, encouraging millions of readers to make changes, large and small, in their own lives. In the decade since her best-selling memoir, people...

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