Posts by author: MarchFifteen

Decision Making: It’s not what you think (Part 2) – A Guest Blog by Henry Mintzberg

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Following is the second excerpt of the themed discussion on Decision Making: It’s not what you think.  This new format for developing leaders and managers by Henry Mintzberg and Phil Le Nir is based on the 70;20;10 framework. There are no lectures, no disconnect from the workplace, just groups of managers developing together during 90… Read more »

Decision Making: It’s not what you think (Part 1) – A Guest Blog by Henry Mintzberg

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You all know how proud we are of our partnership with CoachingOurselves. We strongly believe in the intellectual stimulus combined with practicality its learning methodology provides to our community of clients. The following three blogs (posted weekly) showcase Henry Mintzberg’s perspectives on the “burden” each of us managers carry, requiring critical judgment and courage: decision… Read more »

Test First, Then Interview – The Value of Psychometric Testing

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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 »

Being Genuine…A Guest Blog by Jay Woo

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We are privileged to feature a blog written by Jay Woo, the newly appointed CEO and President of the CAA Group of Companies. Jay and his Team are truly committed to championing a culture of engagement and transparency at CAA. This is also a reflection of his personal values and beliefs and resonates in all… Read more »

How do you React to Change? A Guest Blog by Peter Aceto

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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 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.

Meet the Artist – This Evening

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MarchFifteen’s Unique Approach to Business and Community  Presents an Inspiring Evening of Art and Sharing Featuring the work of Artists who see the world differently   “A good company delivers excellent products and services, a great company does all this and strives to make the world a better place.”  William Ford Jr., Chairman, Ford Motor… Read more »