Why so many people are considering quitting their jobs

What’s behind this predicted mass exodus of talent?

Why so many people are considering quitting their jobsIt’s been dubbed “The Great Resignation” by organizational psychologist Dr. Anthony Klotz, and for good reason. As with the other ‘Greats’ we’ve witnessed across history, take “The Great Recession” or “The Great Depression,” for instance, the implications of a large number of people deciding to quit their jobs could be monumental. If you’re a business…

A guide to reducing cybersecurity risk at warp speed

Four steps to reduce the risk of cybersecurity incidents adversely impacting your organization’s future

A guide to reducing cybersecurity risk at warp speedCybersecurity lapses continue to make headlines and undermine the fiscal health and reputation of the targeted organizations. Executives are under constant pressure to accommodate all the demands made on them. Providing a little leadership on cybersecurity doesn’t fit well on the to-do list. Meetings with IT specialists often frustrate executives for one or more of…

If your company doesn’t have goals, you have a problem

Employees with concrete goals improve their performance by 18 per cent in output

If your company doesn’t have goals, you have a problemFor many years my company floated along without concrete goals, and then one day I came across a sign that said, “Double your Sales.” I posted it above the door in the office that was used by all the staff. I did not actually think much about it, but every day I would see the…

Helping Canadians deal with death in the digital age

Helping Canadians deal with death in the digital ageLearning from the pros Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Amplify Your Business, produced by Amplomedia in partnership with Troy Media, will interview professional entrepreneurs who are currently in the trenches growing their businesses. Through insightful conversations, we will be unpacking their common business challenges and identifying the lessons every business owner needs to learn so…

Analytics becoming the new normal in business

My list of analytics trends that will produce more value for your organization

Analytics becoming the new normal in businessEvery year software vendors, market analysts and various IT pundits provide their lists of analytics trends. Here’s my list of analytics trends with ways to produce more value for your organization. Analytics concepts have been growing and maturing for a long time. Depending on how far back you want to look, William Playfair published the…

Shining a light on health and wellness for young girls

Shining a light on health and wellness for young girlsLearning from the pros Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Amplify Your Business, produced by Amplomedia in partnership with Troy Media, will interview professional entrepreneurs who are currently in the trenches growing their businesses. Through insightful conversations, we will be unpacking their common business challenges and identifying the lessons every business owner needs to learn so…

How virtual reality saves you the hassle of miss-hires

How virtual reality saves you the hassle of miss-hiresLearning from the pros Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Amplify Your Business, produced by Amplomedia in partnership with Troy Media, will interview professional entrepreneurs who are currently in the trenches growing their businesses. Through insightful conversations, we will be unpacking their common business challenges and identifying the lessons every business owner needs to learn so…

The future of quantum technology

The future of quantum technologyLearning from the pros Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Amplify Your Business, produced by Amplomedia in partnership with Troy Media, will interview professional entrepreneurs who are currently in the trenches growing their businesses. Through insightful conversations, we will be unpacking their common business challenges and identifying the lessons every business owner needs to learn so…

Mastering the body language of collaborative leaders

People look for two sets of cues in leaders: one signals warmth and caring, the other power and status. Both are necessary

Mastering the body language of collaborative leadersDuring a break in a seminar I was conducting on collaborative leadership, a man from the audience told this story: “My wife is an attorney and I’ve always been a supporter of women in the workplace. I also believe in collaboration and try to make everyone feel included and appreciated. So I was taken aback…
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