Chris MacPherson

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Becoming a Better Leader Means Making Yourself a Priority

In a recent Quartz article, 15 CEOs and presidents of companies were asked to write down “one secret they never shared about how they really feel …

7 Great Apps to Help You With Your Side Hustle

If you’re getting ready to start a side hustle, your phones and tablets are about to be put to good use for way more than texting your bestie, checking in with your parents, and making your pet Instagram famous. You’ll need to support your freshly minted entrepreneurial pursuits with social media …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

What Australia Could Teach Canada About Health Care

Australia and Canada share many characteristics, but Canadians may not know one of them is that Australia's universal health insurance scheme, …

Health Care

5 Unconventional Leadership Books You Need to Read | Inc.com

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader."<i><br>―Margaret Fuller</i><p>Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, …

Leadership

Workflow for iOS: How to use 3 automation workflows that boost your productivity

Workflow automation in iOS lets you chain actions together into impressive workflows. Learn how to build workflows that can enhance your productivity …

Customer Service Reps Work Best When They Work Together, But Only 12% of Companies Let Them

Walk into any customer-service department and you’re likely to encounter a scene that looks more like a factory floor than a knowledge-worker environment. In almost every company around the world, the contact center typically features row upon row of workstations, with reps at each station—headsets …

4-Minute Fit: 'America's fittest trucker' Siphiwe Baleka on how to build a better metabolism

<i>The following is excerpted from 4-MINUTE FIT: The Metabolism Accelerator for the Time Crunched, Deskbound, and Stressed-Out by Siphiwe Baleka with L.</i> …

Fitness

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break | Inc.com

Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet Money. One thing led to …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about it: How many times were you interrupted …

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12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

Redesigning Care for High-Cost, High-Risk Patients

Amid the political uncertainties that continue to cloud the future of U.S. health care, one thing hasn’t changed: Patients, clinicians, health plans, payers, and policy makers are still striving to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. Given the heavy financial burden that health care is imposing …

How to Stay Motivated When You Work From Home

How to Stay Motivated Working From Home<p>Tips for Making It Through the Tough Times<p>Updated April 08, 2018<p>You're lucky. You work from home. You're your …

Motivation

How the U.S. Marines Encourage Service-Based Leadership

Most of us feel that we’re completely stretched to capacity at work and have nothing left to give. But according to a recent Gallup poll, 70% of the workforce is either “actively disengaged” or “not engaged,” meaning there are millions of professionals who have discretionary effort — effort they …

Twelve more connected health devices from CES 2017

Our roundup of <b>31 health devices at CES</b> covered a wide range of interesting launches, but there were a number of additional devices we didn't get to. …

Doctors, paramedics report brain damage in fentanyl overdose survivors

The potency of fentanyl is not only leading to more drug overdose deaths, but those who survive are more likely to suffer acute brain damage, B.C. …

Intensive Care

Naloxone kits help Calgary firefighters prevent 25 fentanyl deaths since mid-December

Calgary firefighters are using their newly acquired naloxone kits to help reduce the death toll caused by fentanyl overdoses.<p>Fire Chief Steve …

My Year of Learning: Lessons in Leadership and Performance

Here’s some advice to live by: Keep learning to stay relevant. In fact, according to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, dedicate at least 5 hours a week of …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Eastern Ontario paramedics pressure province to help with city ambulance shortage

'Worst-case scenario, someone is going to die,' says Prescott-Russell paramedic chief<p>Eastern Ontario paramedics are urging the province to find an …

Ambulance dispatch deal ends years of dispute between Calgary and AHS

Calgary will maintain control of its ambulance dispatch under a new agreement with Alberta Health Services announced Tuesday after years of political …

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6 Health Startups to Improve The Lives of Seniors in 2017

Millennials tend to get the lion's share of attention when startups become the topic of conversation. However, when it comes to healthcare consumption, much of the target market is actually Baby Boomers and even the few members of Generation X who have made it past the age 50 mark.<p>Because of this, …

Team Health Monitors and Why Your Startup Needs a Check-up

Atlassian president Jay Simons makes the case for team health monitors and explains how to evaluate for the eight traits of high-performing teams. …

Management

Top 7 TED Talks to Develop Your Growth Mindset and Double Your Productivity

The ways in which we think about learning, intelligence, and our abilities has a direct and significant effect on our learning progress and our …

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

One longtime manager explains how he learned that you don’t actually need the best people.<p>Management guru Henry Mintzberg once observed, “The great myth is the manager as orchestra conductor. It’s this idea of standing on a pedestal and you wave your baton and accounting comes in, and you wave it …

Leadership vs. Management: Two different governance systems?

<b>LEADERSHIP VS MANAGEMENT</b><p><b>The Specific Art of Leadership</b><p>Vision, change, disruption: the calling card of a great leader is their ability to exert …

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