MarchFifteen’s Three Year Anniversary Party

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On April 2, MarchFifteen celebrated its 3 Year Anniversary alongside an incredible group of partners, clients and friends.  As we have done in the past, we wanted this event to centre around a theme – one that came up often in conversation throughout the year, and would resonate with everyone.  This year our theme was… Read more »

The Emotional Aspects of Family-Owned Business Succession (Part 2) – A Guest Blog by Pierre Gauthier

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This is the second of three blogs written for MarchFifteen by our Strategic Partner, Pierre Gauthier, President of Gauthier-Murtada and Partners. Pierre has a wealth of experience working with Family Businesses and is used as a trusted advisor by many organizations in this domain. We appreciate his insights here at MarchFifteen. We also know businesses… Read more »

The Emotional Aspects of Family-Owned Business Succession (Part 1) – A Guest Blog by Pierre Gauthier

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This is the first of three blogs written for MarchFifteen by our Strategic Partner, Pierre Gauthier, President of Gauthier-Murtada and Partners. Pierre has a wealth of experience working with Family Businesses and is used as a trusted advisor by many organizations in this domain. We appreciate his insights here at MarchFifteen. We also know businesses and… Read more »

How Olympians Stay Motivated

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With the 2014 Olympics having reached a close, we often praise the physical training put into competing in such an event.  But beyond that, how much do we really think about what goes into the performance of the Olympians?  It’s easy to forget that the hard work of the athletes stretches far beyond physical efforts. … 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 »

Top Ten Skills Future Leaders Will Need to Master – A Guest Blog by Estelle Métayer

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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 »

Reaching the Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Here’s more from Edyta’s adventures atop Mt. Kilimanjaro… January 18 (morning) – Everything EVERYTHING is damp and cold feeling this morning. Five degrees outside.  But you just pick yourself up, dry your sleeping bag as best as you can and continue on. Little disciplines, routines… Showering with a baby wipe is still… painful. January 18… Read more »

Up Mt. Kilimanjaro They Go…

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MarchFifteen President, Edyta Pacuk, and her fellow climbers for the Outward Bound Canada Women of Courage program are on their way up Mt. Kilimanjaro! We have been lucky to receive updates from Edyta on their progress this week… all the way from Tanzania!!! Check out what the group has been up to and keep following us for… Read more »