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Ethnic Marketing Versus Mainstream Marketing: 3 simple steps

As the world changes around us, the population and the traditional ethnic groups also change and diversify with it. Marketing itself is challenging, but identifying...

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Board Meetings: 9 Rules on the Table to Consider

Although not everyone agrees with me on this one, and it has to be done carefully, I like the idea of "Board Meeting Rules or...

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Perseverance: Secret of All Triumphs

We sure love quotes — especially those tweetable and shareable quotes which are simple yet profound at the same time. One such quote that has struck me...

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Living an authentic life

So why does a successful woman pack in her career, take a second mortgage out on her home and ski four million vertical feet in...

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I’m more tired than you are

In the past 9.5 years I’ve trained or assisted hundreds of organizations in 140 Canadian towns, approximately 20,000 nonprofit and charity leaders in all. And...

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Rediscover your leadership joy

The holidays are mostly behind us, "Blue Monday" is here.  Last year's problems still sit in our inbox and our Mission feels as far away...

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Courage: A Daily Necessity

There are certain words in the English language the meaning of which is only partially known because it has to be discovered through one’s own...

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The Real Results of Leadership

How do you know that you are an effective leader?  And, what behaviours will lead to the organizational results that you desire?  This short article highlights...

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dazzle your audience

Speeches, presentations and interviews are part of many EDs' jobs, although a part that few have trained for or enjoy.  Remember that the words are...

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Avoid micromanaging as a leader

Micromanagement can be a common tendency when we care greatly about our organization and its mission.  But, it can undermine and demotivate staff, lead to...

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