Posts by author: MarchFifteen

Why Great Ideas Get Rejected

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They say that rejection fuels creativity. And when we are creative, we come up with some pretty great ideas. We share those ideas and then… they get rejected. It sounds like a never ending cycle of negativity and great ideas lost. So why do our great ideas get rejected? In this eye-opening Ted Talk, David… Read more »

Where are the female voices in business? – A Guest Blog by Karen Wright

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India is amongst many countries that mandates diversity on Boards. With the deadline approaching many publicly traded companies are pushing to comply. So the women participation is increasing, but only on paper.   Today’s CBC News announced that many Indian firms found a creative way to address the issue by appointing women from their immediate or… Read more »

The Allegory of Conflict: Managing collisions in the family business – A Guest Blog by Anthony Devine

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In this blog written by Anthony Devine,  deputy programme leader for the BA (Hons) accounting degree at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, we see three types of conflict that can emerge in family business: Relationship Conflict, Task Conflict and Process Conflict. If your business is encountering any of these, you are not alone. I hope… Read more »

My Life as an Imposter – A Guest Blog by Janet Morrison

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We are pleased to have Janet Morrison, Vice-Provost, Students at York University, write a guest blog for us on the “Imposter Syndrome”. Janet shares her experiences with this “imposterism” phenomenon.  She tells us the story of how she has been able to accomplish her goals, despite at times having to work through and use “the… Read more »

To Your Health – A Guest Blog by Ann Dowsett Johnston

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Ann Dowsett Johnston, author of Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, is the CEO of Pine River Foundation. Co-founder of the National Roundtable on Girls, Women and Alcohol, she is also an award-winning journalist and a founding member of Faces and Voices of Recovery.  A wonderful woman who has privileged us by writing… Read more »

Mindfulness: What is it really? – A Guest Blog by Meghan Kirwin

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Meghan Kirwin – Founder of the Kirwin Group is a remarkable woman, whose life mission is to make the world a better place. A fellow Kili climber, and a truly happy person, Meghan is deeply passionate and continuously studying the science of positive psychology. In this guest blog she focuses on mindfulness. A topic that… Read more »