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Can the US and European Politicians save the Global Economy?

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I had the opportunity this morning to attend the 2011 Economic Outlook presented by the Economic Club of Canada. Some of Canada’s top economists were on the panel. There were a number of key messages that were heard loud and clear from all 5 Economists. Some key MESSAGES that as executives we should contemplate in our strategic thinking of both our organizations and personal wealth management. Warren Jestin, Chief Economist, Scotiabank suggested…

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…

From CA to CEO

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For CAs, it’s only natural to wonder what it might take to become a CEO. But there’s no map for getting to the top. Chief executives rise through organizations in many roles and with a multitude of backgrounds. That said, a CA designation can definitely advance your prospects when the opportunity arises.

Fierce Conversations: 'the work of a leader'

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Fierce Conversations are the work of a leader; the path to success is one conversation at a time.

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

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.”

Sitting at the foot of a master

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Rarely in business does one come across a mind that’s so strong that you know absolutely that what he or she does is something you could never do yourself – and that the thought processes and experience are so worthwhile that you ‘d like to hear them again. Spending a morning at our Eye on the Executive session with Guy Beaudin, Ph.D., senior partner at RHR International, was one such event

War for talent? Culture saves the organization

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PEO President predicts victory belongs to the best culture It’s 2010 and the war for talent has broken out all over the business world. It’s been documented, discussed and dissected, as if it’s a fait accompli and it’s time for the armistice to be signed. “Today’s headhunters act like silent night raiders” says Leon Goren ...
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