Posts Tagged: learning

A Pause On Today…

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As I was walking through a downtown food court I was struck by the presence of many teenagers and remembered that today is Take Your Kids to Work Day. I empathize with those of you who are accompanied by your kids because your day is most probably not going the way you had planned. However, kudos… Read more »

Climbing Your Next Mountain

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Entering into the as-yet-unsullied space of a new year, we are surrounded by invitations to set goals, start new ventures, make big changes and generally transform our lives. Which all sounds great, until about the middle of January at which point we realize that we haven’t set ourselves up for success, and we’ve lapsed back… Read more »

How to Make Take Your Kids To Work Day…Really Work!

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For over two decades now, on the first Wednesday of every November, organizations across the country see an influx of employees. Thanks to The Learning Partnership’s Take Your Kids to Work DayTM, on this day, more than 250,000 Grade 9 students enter Canada’s workforce. As we become increasingly familiar with the benefits of hands-on learning,… Read more »

Waking Up to the Importance of Succession Planning

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In recent years, we have observed many organizations realize the value of developing and promoting internal resources. Reflecting on the work we did 15 years ago, there were significantly more mandates for external selection purposes, than for internal promotion and development. Today, more and more of our clients are investing in developing their emerging Leaders…. Read more »

Simplicity – A Disciplined Approach To Less

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First, a heartfelt thank you to all who came by to celebrate MarchFifteen’s Four Year Anniversary. I just adore the sense of community we are building together, the energy, the buzz… Truly grateful for your generosity and conversations. Humbly, here is the speech you were asking for – I hope it continues to provide nods… Read more »

The 70:20:10 Model – A Guest Blog by Phil LeNir

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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 »

Leading Knowledge for the Wiki Age – A Guest Blog by Jonathan Gosling

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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 »

Mt. Kilimanjaro….A Summary

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              Greetings, So, here are a few lessons from my Kili Climb – 1)    Why / what / how – I started with clarity as to the “why”, the “what” was tremendous, and the “how” was prescribed. Having one goal is powerful – no distractions, no peripheral activities…just focused attention… Read more »