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Congratulations, CFO. —you now own a CEO!

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Now that he’s arrived in your life, what do you do with him or her? CEOs, without a strong amount of training, can be unruly, undisciplined and prone to making choices without the proper guidance. They are a sought after breed, in demand at most times but difficult to keep in check, in part due to their admirable qualities. This is where the CFO’s background, outlook and training shine. With a little bit of firm direction, a CEO can be a pleasant…

What is success?

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By Catherine Morgan, Executive Advisor, PEO As time passes and we transition through life’s stages, we all inevitably ask ourselves the big question. Are we being successful?  What is success anyway? How can success in the work place be matched with personal relationships and family? Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of amazing women about success and all its intricacies.  The venue was a breakfast for Women in Leadership…

Delving Deeper and Deeper

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As Rick Spence wrote in the National Post: “As a result, PEO is delving further into the internal culture-development business than most of its competitors

You and your executive’s team’s attitudes and behaviour are affecting your organization’s performance – what a shocking surprise!

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I am very excited about our new partnership with AchieveBlue Corporation. In the past 18 months, we have worked more and more closely, culminating in our significant announcement this week to create the Executive Team Leadership Progra

Riding the Wave of Success, then the environment shifts

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What needs to happen within an organization to ensure its people are enabled -- and capable of executing? Why does most execution fail? Execution’s problems have yet to be resolved successfully in North America because synergies between Vision, Strategy and Execution remain a primary business challenge.

Calling all women -- to the boardroom!

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Are women changing the business landscape as they have changed academia? Women appear to have the monopoly in the classroom. They are dominating not only as students, but as teachers in a surprising range of industries, including healthcare and accounting.

Three Things: my Globe and Mail ROB column

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Leon Goren Column on Three Things in the Globe and Mail "Your Business" section

In 2010 It’s Business as Unusual

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Chasing money is no longer the best way to preserve a business’ future. To stay in the game, business competitors must also stay ahead of the game -- by making ideas their top priority

What is success? Is it about control—or letting go?

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Control? or letting go? It’s a question business leaders often struggle to define: what really is success? The great humanitarian Albert Schweitzer defined it best by saying that success is not “the key to happiness.”

The management secrets of Lennon and McCartney

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Finding the Fab Four within your own organization is easier than you think… With the Beatles Rock Band video game firmly ensconced in the world’s living rooms, their CDs remastered and plans for John Lennon’s 70th birthday celebration growing worldwide, John, Paul, George and Ringo are more prominent and successful than ever. An important reason the Beatles were so adored and attracted worldwide attention long after breaking up is that they…
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