Irene Wiecek, a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Associate Director of the Master of Management & Professional Accounting Program (MMPA) at the University of Toronto, Mississauga’s Institute of Management & Innovation, always believed that the program should not only focus on educating the future Accountants, but preparing the students to enter the workplace as well rounded members of… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership
There is more and more noise surrounding the 70:20:10 model in business. Not only limited to L&D but even in business. We recognize the dire need to engage talent and focus the efforts on development and growth. The discussions about how the model can be adjusted, applied, interpreted and embedded in the existing processes and… Read more »
I am so pleased to post a guest blog from Jonathan Gosling, Professor of Leadership at the University of Exeter. Jonathan, who through CoachingOurselves is one of our Strategic Partners, has always inspired with his forward way of looking at professional and organizational development. In this post he focuses leaving traditional models of educating behind and sharing… Read more »
It’s no secret that in today’s developing world we must confront new realities. Technology is advancing at epic speeds, allowing us to circulate information faster than ever. In turn, the economic landscape is changing, the way we communicate is transforming, and the way we do business needs to keep up with the pace. By outlining ten specific… Read more »
We, at MarchFifteen, believe that the proper use of pre-hiring tools, including psychometric questionnaires, can significantly increase the accuracy and effectiveness of our clients’ selection process. Recently, the Harvard Business Review published an article in their November 2013 issue on this exact topic, addressing the value of psychometric testing before interviewing during the hiring process. Below… Read more »
We are very pleased to share with you this week a guest blog post from Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT Canada. Peter publishes a bi-monthly blog called Direct Talk with Peter Aceto blog.ingdirect.ca. He writes about Leadership, Management, Corporate Culture, Innovation and Customer Service. Follow Peter on Twitter @CEO_INGDIRECT We hope you will find it as refreshing and provocative as we did. Let us know what you think.
As a follow-up to our last blog on leaders’ assessment, which should start every talent development process, we can now look at how you can actually develop your leaders. Although it is important to have right talent in place, you will need to invest in the development of your leaders, just like you would in… Read more »
Have you ever wondered where you would start to develop a leader? How do you even know what the leader’s strengths and weaknesses are so that you can help them to develop in the best way possible? How do you even start that conversation? If you have found yourself in a position of wondering about… Read more »
At MarchFifteen, we are fascinated by business literature on leadership and influence. It is our role to have the most current business knowledge and awareness to best help you every day of the week. We recognize that there are many things that create influential leaders, and part two of this blog consists of a set… Read more »
We recognize that there are many things that create influential leaders, but one of our observations is that Authenticity is one of the things that allows influence more fluidly than other characteristics. In other words, showing up as who you are, respectfully, each and every day. This is a believable and repeatable practice that great leaders understand.