Leadership

Business Owners Don’t Confront Workplace Harassment at Their Peril

HR Solutions posted on June 4, 2018

The threat of a workplace or sexual harassment claim, makes most business owners shudder. And the thought of having to handle one is a sure-fired way to feel a spike in your heart rate. It’s so much easier to not think about the possible existence of these issues in your workplace, to be deluded by a dangerous complacency. Consider this. […]

Why You Need Managerial Courage?

Leadership posted on April 13, 2018

A lot has been said about Gen Y also known as “Millennials”. This refers to those who were born from 1981-2000, so the oldest are now in their thirties. It seems, however, that the tables are turning. Recently, I worked with a Gen Y leader. Its collaborative style almost made him lose his business: if his team was not in […]

Why governance policy matters?

HR Solutions, Leadership, Small Business posted on April 11, 2018

John Lennon’s assassination; Bernard Madoff Ponzi Scheme; Earl Jones Ponzi Scheme ; Ornge scandals; Former Salvation Army employee charged in alleged $2-million toy theft; Gatineau (Quebec, Canada) daycare shooting; the Boston (United States) marathon explosion; the arrest of men suspected of plotting to attack a Via Rail passenger train in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada);  I can go on […]

3 Reasons Why People Leave People

Culture, Leadership posted on March 20, 2018

If you want your business to succeed, you have to acknowledge that your employees are an integral part of that success. Show your employees that you care and make them feel valued at work. After all, your employees are the people who support and drive your business. Employees will leave you if they feel undervalued and will opt to join […]

11 Proven Strategies for Increasing Employee Morale and Performance

Culture, Small Business posted on March 13, 2018

As a business owner, do you feel that time seems more scarce than ever? You face pressures of managing staff, keeping clients happy, finding new business, and resolving the daily operational hiccups that occur. All of these things challenge the boundaries of the 9 to 5 work day, right?   We have help! In this article Aline from Ayoub HR, a […]

It Could Be Pretty Lonely At The Top

Coaching & Mentoring, Leadership posted on March 6, 2018

I’ve been asked numerous times by my business partners what the difference was between mentoring and coaching. While coaching is short term, performance driven and task oriented; mentoring is relationship oriented, long term and development driven. Coaching is used when an organization is seeking to develop its employees in specific competencies using performance management tools and getting the immediate manager involved. […]

Have a VISION. Stay focused.

Leadership, Small Business posted on February 15, 2018

There are different definitions to “leadership” that have emerged. Notwithstanding the literature and biographies of those leaders who have paved the floor for others. Peter Drucker famously stated that “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Great leaders possess dazzling social intelligence, a zest for change, and above all, vision that allows them to set their […]

Are Ontario’s New Labour Laws Causing Workplace Morale Crisis?

HR Solutions, Leadership posted on January 28, 2018

Perhaps you will agree: navigating through the media fallout caused by Bill 148 can be nerve-wracking for a small business owner. Daily news covers Bill 148 implementation disasters and it may be negatively affecting worker morale. The changes meant to empower workers have brought windfall gains for some, but for others who know their companies are not on solid ground, […]

How a 5-minute meeting produces results

Leadership, Small Business posted on December 18, 2017

Studies have shown that employees on a 40-hour work week spend 40% of their time in meetings. Think about how much productivity is being lost if those meetings aren’t producing results. When done right, meetings don’t have to be one or two hours long. In fact, a 5-minute daily meeting may be more productive! In planning the New Year ahead, […]

HR is on Stage!

Leadership posted on May 11, 2017

Building a talent base and improving leadership effectiveness has never been so relevant! Society by and large is moving at the speed of light. Whether it’s adjusting to a multi-generational workforce, facing economic and political worldwide challenges or dealing with a brand-new style of leadership, there is one common-denominator. People. Expertise in human resources has never been so relevant! Today, […]

How Donald Trump Impacts HR

Culture, Leadership posted on January 19, 2017

Globalization has changed the face of organizational culture. Diversity has infiltrated the workplace, leading many businesses to success. In fact, in many cases, diversity became part of the employer’s brand. Since the talent pool is shrinking, diversity offers the potential of accessing a changed market place. It facilitates recruitment and increases retention of top talent. It helps organizations more effectively […]

Get Ready for the Next Change in your Business

Assessments, Leadership posted on December 22, 2016

One of the HR trends in 2017 is to hire based on “culture add” as opposed to “cultural fit.”  This means hiring candidates that will bring new perspectives, different ideas, and diversity to your business, with personalities and skills that don’t perfectly mirror those of everyone else in the company. This will make it even more complex for you, hiring managers. […]

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