March 2010 - Unique Training & Development

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The news media has been reporting that Canadian productivity gains are embarrassingly low. Instead of viewing this as abstract information that is irrelevant to you, why not take up the challenge to boost productivity. You may not have a choice anyway. The Conference Board of Canada predicts that by 2031,[...]
It was school break week in our area last week. We took a day trip to nearby Niagara Falls. My wife Robin made an interesting observation as we drove. She pointed out that my son Ryan is “destination focused” while my daughter Rebecca is focused more on “the Journey.”  [...]
Why is it that many change initiatives are more stressful, time consuming and ineffective than they should be? Successful change requires the leader to engage the Head, the Heart and the Feet of employees in order to achieve lasting, significant change. A great book that discusses this topic in an[...]
I wanted to share this story about how two colleagues and I helped the police catch an impaired driver… This past Monday I was driving two colleagues to an evening meeting in Toronto. We stopped at the highway service center Mc Donalds near Cambridge, Ontario to grab a bite to[...]
Why aren’t other people be as dedicated and motivated as you are to work hard and get great results? And, if you practice the Golden Rule (Treat others as you would like to be treated), why does that only work with some people and not others? In our recent Front[...]
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