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over the internet online dating is not really for real

Lindsley Lowell, clarifies, “Document on the internet was involved with on / off for around six years. Indeed, your five years. I had created many workout damage times and much of weirdos, hit employment, losers and participants getting in touch with everyone in which My spouse and […]

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How to Think like a Manager

I remembering my struggle as a new manager. I knew I had personal strengths in generating ideas, analyzing and solving problems, and producing results; but not the skills to manage others to get the work done. I was hesitant to ask my peers since they all seemed […]

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Management Book review in the August 6th Globe and Mail – Operational Excellence

Redefining Operational Excellence is a book authored by Andrew Miller and reviewed by Harvey Schacter in the August 6th edition of his Globe and Mail column. It drew my attention since operational excellence is one of the cornerstones of fundamental management strategies, interdependent with achieving quality outcomes […]

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What Does it Mean to Think Like A Manager?

I was recently talking with an Executive Director who was lamenting the difficulty she was having with one of her program co-ordinators; this person was coming forward with problems dealing with how staff were not changing their approach to work in order to meet goals for improvement; […]

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Now that Valentine’s Day is over, do you need to think about your relationship to work?

I started to think of the Valentine’s day/work connection when I heard an interview on the February 13th CBC Metro Morning show. In readying for Valentine’s Day, a doctor was speaking about the scientific physiological basis of love, attraction and sustained bonding. He noted that you can […]

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Streetcar Conductor Management Blues

What would you do? The story in the media in November 2011 about the TTC streetcar conductor who chased after a rider suspected of assaulting another rider, both of whom ran away poses questions for managers: Were the streetcar conductor’s actions appropriate? While laudable to many that the individual […]

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What is a Manager?

When most people first move into the role as a manager in the not-for profit sector, they do so with the intent of making a difference in the lives of people who rely on their organization for support, rarely from a personal disposition to boss or control […]

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