Tag Archives: Leadership

Orange at Work: Building corporate culture by helping communities

As I glided up Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway under the guide of the warm March sun, Jay-Z bumpin’ on the sounds system, I couldn’t help but laugh at what had just happened at the Starbucks five minutes earlier. The guy … Continue reading

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My somewhat attainable 2012 reading list

I had a great conversation on Twitter the other day with Aiden (@AidanNg) about books. I confessed that I was old school and still have piles and piles of books lined up that are waiting to be read. He was … Continue reading

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TweetUp Tale: Why working with good people is important

Working with good people is important – this statement is pretty obvious. We don’t always have the opportunity to work with good people, but when the opportunity does arise, what a difference it makes. This is a tale of a … Continue reading

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Where have all the mentors gone?

A CEO sits on stage inside a packed conference room and details his or her model for success. Guaranteed at some point during the talk they will refer to a mentor or series of mentors who helped them earn their … Continue reading

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Buzz Off: Why synergies are bad for you

Corporate buzz speak is everywhere these days. Synergize this. Leverage that. And while you’re at it, you can be on point for leaving a comment! It was incredibly refreshing for me on Wednesday morning to watch the inconceivable – a … Continue reading

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Top-5: The best speakers during my stay at Rotman

My classmate Josh Wong asked me to write a guest post for his blog on one area that I like about the Rotman School of Management where I have been a part-time student since August, 2008. Several classmates have shared … Continue reading

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Building value through authentic feedback

Communication is an important skill for leaders, which is why the ability to provide timely and authentic feedback is important for building trust and ultimately more cohesive teams. Continue reading

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