How Courage & Leadership Tie Into Your Emotional Intelligence

Courage is commonly thought of in the context of an incredible act of bravery, or overcoming extreme adversity or risk. In everyday life, we might think of courage as getting up in the night to see if the noise...

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5 Thoughts On HR & Business With One Of Canada’s Most Creative People Ron Tite

When you're named one of Canada's most creative people, you find different, more innovative ways to do things. So when we asked Ron Tite, keynote speaker at the upcoming HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, B.C., to answer a few questions via...

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Hide Your Goat – How To Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You

No one is immune to feeling negative. The infection can spread quickly and those who discharge the poisonous toxin are masquerading as co-workers, family, friends and people we encounter in our daily lives. They believe, that if they are unhappy, then...

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A SmartPass for Continuing Professional Development

By Alan Bostakian You've completed your degree, amassed considerable work experience, and are in or on your way to the job you want. For the lifelong learner, this is just the beginning of an ongoing journey of education—a fact of...

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Five Steps to Sustain Professional Development

By Russell Cullingworth What is the point of professional development? Employees spend an expensive day of valuable time in an often long and tedious PD session, following which the binder (and the learning) goes up on the shelf, only to be dusted off...

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Building Better Careers: Five Steps to Success

By Gabrielle Garon Building a career today is a multifaceted, dynamic goal. Gone are the days where you secured yourself an entry level position and expected to stay with that organization for the next 40 years. Today, we are building...

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The Preferences of Personal Style (Part Two)

By Ken Keis This is the second of a seven-part series. Read Part One. Personal Style defines naturally occurring preferences people have for engaging with whatever they find in their environment—their unique ways of reacting consistently to their surroundings. Their...

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A Holistic Approach to Professional Development: An Introduction

By Ken Keis Are we Nature or Nurture? Are we a product of nature (born that way) or nurture (input from our environment)? The answer is we are a combination of both nature and nurture. Each person is born with many...

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