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Dec 08, 2016
Baby Boomers are survivors! Everyone is familiar with the reality show, Survivors . Well, Baby Boomers were the original survivors. We had no car seats, no bike helmets, no baby monitors and definitely no GPS trackers. As babies, we didn’t even have soothers. If we got upset, we gnawed on our crib...
Jul 03, 2015
It is easy to get so caught up in the day-to-day aspects of running a business that you never get around to planning for the future. But as the saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. If you don’t know where you are going, you will never get there. If an organization doesn’t know where it...
Jul 02, 2015
Accountability is one of the most important principles of governance, both in the private and public sectors. As former Alberta MP John G. Williams defined it, “accountability is doing the right thing consistently, day in and day out, in tasks and relationships to fulfill or further the mission of...
Jun 18, 2015
Succession planning adds strength, with an eye to the future Effective leaders possess the qualities to set an organization's goals, unite a staff and motivate them to achieve those objectives. These leaders also possess superb communication skills, integrity and passion. While a boss performs...
May 01, 2015
Anyone with children or grandchildren of a certain age probably knows all about Minecraft – the game where you dig and build different 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. Well this little game, created by a Swedish programmer and developed by Swedish company...
May 01, 2015
An effective leader's most important task is to create an environment that allows each of their employees to reach or exceed their potential. "Let them shine. Then your job becomes so much easier too," said Jack Grosvenor, lead facilitator for Mohawk College Enterprise's Future Ready Leadership...
Aug 05, 2014
In training organizations like Mohawk College Enterprise, we talk a lot about leadership. But what exactly is it? What makes someone a leader? Opinions vary on exactly what leadership is, but people know effective leadership when they see it. Great leaders share certain traits that anyone can adopt...

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