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The Pandemic and how it has impacted relationships

Article written by Hallie Cotnam · CBC News · Posted: May 03, 2021 COVID-19 is taking a toll on relationships and creating an increase in separation and divorce in Canada. “What would ordinarily be a bump in a regular marriage is amplified,” Russell Alexander – Divorce Lawyer Several divorce law firms have experienced 30% growth in divorce case loads. This...

What Will Your Team Expect From You: Your New Role As CEO

“Companies are increasingly seeking socially adept leaders—not charismatic smooth-talkers, but executives who listen empathetically, welcome input, and rally the workforce around a common goal…” Jay Fitzgerald of Working Knowledge What Traits Are Companies Looking For When Considering New CEO’s? actively listen to others empathize genuinely with others’ experiences persuade people to work toward a common...

Valuable Insight to Team Growth

Are You Aiming to Make Hybrid Work A Success? “Many companies want employees back at desks, but workers want more flexibility than ever. Tsedal Neeley offers three rules for senior managers trying to forge a new hybrid path.”     Michael Blanding What Does Your Team Need From Your CEO? “Financial expertise and operational experience will only...

What Type of Leader Are You?

There are 4 fundamental forms of communication; verbal, nonverbal, visual, and written. Within these forms, there is much to learn about the person or people you are communicating with. It is the responsibility of the leader to understand how best to communicate with their team, by being attentive to the whole of what is being...

A Step Forward in Family and Divorce Laws

In March 2021 our legal system was successful in moving forward in the necessary amendments to the existing act under Bill C-78, which was introduced in 2018 and made official in June 2019. These amendments have been made in the best interests of children and families. The bill has a broad support from mediators, as...