Photographs do more than document history -- they make it. At TED University, Jonathan Klein of Getty Images shows some of the most iconic, and talks about what happens when a generation sees an image so powerful it can't look away -- or back.
Stop Making Excuses for Your Sales Woes.
How many times have you heard a person say, “it wasn’t my fault” or “I can’t believe someone did this to me” to news of down or lost sales? News flash: everything is your fault (or phrased differently-your responsibility to own). If we truly take responsibility for ourselves and as a leader to our sales teams, everything is our fault, because ultimately we are the only things we can control.
Statscan - Canada's merchandise exports grew 2.8% in February, on the strength of industrial goods and materials, outpacing a 0.9% increase in imports. As a result, Canada's trade surplus with the world widened to $1.4 billion in February from $754 million in January.
Domestic Content Turnkey Solutions Grant Canadian Solar Largest Solar Energy Allocation
Kitchener Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced it has been awarded Contract Offers for 176 megawatts (MW) of open field photovoltaic power generation projects under the new Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program that is part of the landmark Green Energy and Green Economy Act. Once final approval is obtained, these projects are expected to be completed in 2011 and 2012.
Kitchener Chicopee Ski Club in conjunction with Dave FM raised $25,226 during the “Ski Down Wednesday” program for the Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region. A cheque presentation took place Monday April 12th 2010, at 10:30am.
TORONTO - Honda Canada Inc., has announced a recall of approximately 605 Acura ZDX vehicles to inspect the inside of the dashboard surface material. On affected vehicles, the passenger side airbag of the 2010 ZDX will not deploy properly.
Never mind age, social status or IQ. Anyone can fine-tune their brain to perform at a higher level, according to a new book by a University of Guelph neuroscientist.
Guelph - It's not unlike training muscles in the body: for optimal results, you focus on strengthening the parts that enhance performance the most, said Mark Fenske, a professor in Guelph’s Department of Psychology who co-authored The Winner’s Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success with fellow Harvard-trained brain expert Jeff Brown.
Ottawa When people think about something from their personal experience, such as the face of a relative or pet, they create a mental image. Carleton Psychology Professor Amedeo D’Angiulli is researching this process to find out more about the way our brain works.
Toronto - The University of Toronto is proud to announce today the launch of the new Munk School of Global Affairs. An unprecedented gift of $35 million from Peter and Melanie Munk will dramatically expand UofT's research capacity, enable the hiring of new faculty and drive the expansion of new facilities. This first-tier professional school will play a key role in educating Canadians as global leaders.
Companies spend millions each year asking agencies and marketers to brand their companies in order to reach more prospects. But, how often do these same companies look carefully at the brand that is already built for them by their loyal, current customers? Like it or not, your "fan base" already has built your brand and holds your company's reputation in the palms of their hands through an aggregate of blog posts, review sites, videos, and social media platforms stating what they love and hate about your brand.
Continuous Improvement, TQM, Seven Habits, Six Sigma, Five Whatever
All of these are good concepts aimed to improve results, instill greater productivity or profitability. Unfortunately most of those processes ended up in three ringed binders that were put on the shelf until the next new process came along because the last one didn’t work. Sometimes the leadership in organizations becomes mesmerized by that shiny object, caught in the lure that this process will really get the organization in shape and position it for the future.
Waterloo Region - Things will be a little quieter on April 16, as young people in our region join students across Canada and the United States in a Day of Silence (DOS) to protest the discrimination, harassment and abuse in effect the silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and their allies in schools.
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