Janice L. Quigg

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4 Traits of Leaders That Employees Will Happily Bend Over Backwards for

That's why the path to good leadership can be such a lonely place.<p>Riding the higher road of exceptional leadership can be a very lonely place. So many of those supposed "leaders" fall off the wagon during the journey, letting themselves and others down.<p>They may be too controlling, not listen enough …

Employment

9 things you can learn from a dog that will help your career

This is Baxter. He is my dog. And like most canines I reckon that he can teach us a few things which can help us boost our careers. You don't believe …

Pets

A swimming teacher who is fed up of seeing “sad” children has a message for all parents.

Queensland swimming instructor Cat Owens knows some parents aren’t going to like what she has to say. But she’s saying it anyway. “You need to put …

Swimming

3 Powerful Apps to Grow Your Business

Apps

How to Break Through Your Biggest Mental Barriers (With a Simple Change)

One of the world's most fittest, ultra-endurance athlete shares his formula.<p>The biggest gap that we have from where we are today to where we want to be is not information, it's ourselves.<p>It's the ability to break through our own mental and physical barriers. Whether you're looking to improve your …

Plant-Based Diet

Want to Train Yourself to Succeed? Science Says These 3 Things Matter Most

A National Science Foundation-funded review of 61 success studies found these three things cited over and over again.<p>Henry Ford once famously said: "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."<p>It's a pithy quote (Ford was a quote machine), but now, just over 70 years …

Students

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

45 Casserole Recipes in an 8×8 Dish

If you’re craving a hearty and satisfying meal but don’t want to be stuck a bunch of leftovers, then these 8×8 casserole recipes are for you! With …

Cooking

Mom's Facebook post to man who publicly shamed her son with autism goes viral

A Belleville mother's open letter to a stranger who publicly shamed her son who has autism has been shared more than seven thousand times online.<p>On …

Autism

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything - Altucher Confidential

<i>I was a salesman snob.</i><p>Like many people, I always looked down on the concept of <i>“selling.”</i> It seemed like something lower than me.<p>To some extent, …

Selling

What If Sellers Behaved as Leaders?

“It is time we start making a shift. Research shows you can make more sales by abandoning sales-y behaviors buyers resist and replacing them with …

Workplace Stress - General : OSH Answers

Can "workplace stress" be defined?<p>We hear a lot about stress, but what is it? As stated by the Canadian Mental Health Association:<p>“Stress is a …

Statistics Canada: Sources of workplace stress

<i>June 2003 Vol. 4, no. 6</i><p>Sources of workplace stress<p><b>A</b>n employee sits at her desk with numerous unread e-mail messages in her inbox, phone ringing, and …

Conflict costly workplace issue if not properly managed by HR

<b>Have a nice conflict:</b> Michael Patterson, vice-president of business development at Personal Strengths, spoke at a recent Strategic Capability Network …

Work

<b>Key Findings and Recommendations From The 2001 National Work-Life Conflict Study</b><p>Report Six<p>January 2009<p>Executive Summary<p>Table of Contents<p>Chapter …

Tabbed User Interface

Benefits and Disability Management 2015

<b>Featured Speakers from the 2015 event</b><p><b>Judith L. MacBride-King</b><br>Executive Program Director and Conference Chair<br>The Conference Board of Canada<p><b>Paula …

Absent Workers Cost the Canadian Economy Billions

Despite a direct absenteeism cost of more than $16 billion last year, less than half of Canadian organizations tracked the number of days or the …

The long-term costs of not resolving workplace conflicts

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Do you worry about conflict at work?<p>Many leaders and their …

These 9 Qualities Are the Essence of Truly Great Leadership (Which Ones Do You Have?)

The world's truly great leaders embrace these powerfully essential qualities every day of the week.<p>Most of the bosses we have during the course of our careers are just okay -- good but not great. However, every once in a while, we'll have the privilege of working for someone who is a truly great …

Leadership

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

Conflicts at work can be productive

When Jennifer Iannolo launched an all food podcast channel 12 years ago, things did not go smoothly.<p>She traveled the world with her co-founder, …

Experts offer tips on navigating Ontario’s new Construction Act

Construction and design industry stakeholders need to be prepared for a major cultural shift with the implementation of Ontario’s new Construction …

Why Leadership Training Fails—and What to Do About It

Corporations are victims of the great training robbery. American companies spend enormous amounts of money on employee training and education—$160 billion in the United States and close to $356 billion globally in 2015 alone—but they are not getting a good return on their investment. For the most …

Management

2O15 TRAINING INDUSTRY REPORT

ConstructConnect Combines iSqFt and SmartBid as Important Step in Mission to Transform the Construction Industry | ConstructConnect.com

<i>May 24, 2018</i><p>Move gives customers access to an even larger network of contractors and project opportunities.<p>ConstructConnect, a leading provider of …

Information & Statistics - New Tab

The dark side of Canada's renovation boom

Canadians spend billions a year on renovations. But our love affair with fix-ups has put households—and the economy—at risk.<p>The hit Canadian TV show</i> …

Real Estate

Sisu: The Finnish art of inner strength

The concept of sisu has no direct translation, encompassing extreme perseverance and dignity in the face of adversity. But can it be learnt?<p>“Sisu will get you even through granite,” my Finnish mother-in-law used to say. If you look at the enormous grey outcrops of granite scattered since the ice …