Monday January 3, 2011
Barry Schwartz: Using our practical wisdom
||In an intimate talk, Barry Schwartz dives into the question "How do we do the right thing?" With help from collaborator Kenneth Sharpe, he shares stories that illustrate the difference between following the rules and truly choosing wisely.
Improved energy consumer protection rules ring in the New Year
TORONTO - New rules are now in effect to help protect Ontarians by ensuring that electricity retailers and gas marketers follow fair business practices and provide information that consumers need before signing or renewing an energy contract.
Canada's best-paid CEOs 'recession-proof': study
TORONTO - Canada's best-paid 100 CEOs breezed through the worst of the recession with earnings 155 times higher than the average Canadian income earner, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Deloitte and Managerial Design Announce Merger
TORONTO - Managerial Design, a management process consulting firm based in Oakville, Ontario, merged with Deloitte on January 1, 2011.
Health and Fitness
EXTREME FITNESS REVEALS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2011
TORONTO - Extreme Fitness, Toronto's leading fitness club chain, announced the top fitness trends for 2011 based on an informal survey of its staff of over 1000 group fitness experts, personal trainers, fitness consultants and nutritionists.
International MBA students in Montreal to battle over cases and make a difference
Over 230 participants in city to compete and contribute to a worthy cause
MONTREAL - From January 3 to 8 2011, the John Molson School of Business MBA International Case Competition, organized by Concordia University students, will celebrate its 30th anniversary and welcome hundreds of students from 36 universities from around the world at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel (900 René-Lévesque Blvd. W).
Coaching The Uncoachable!
by Gregg Thompson
Sadly, when speaking on the topic of The Leader as Coach, the first question I usually hear is not, “What’s the most potent thing I can do to improve my effectiveness as a coach?” but rather, “What can I do with all the people on my team who are uncoachable?” The honest answer is one that most leaders don’t want to hear: “It’s not that they don’t want coaching; they just don’t want coaching from you!“