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By and on November 30, 2017

Joe Biden on Leadership

As the new co-leaders of the Solutions team, we were thrilled to attend The Art of Leadership with our CEO on Tuesday. The day was filled with many incredible speakers who shared insight on everything from harnessing creativity to self-reflection, but the event organizers definitely saved the best for last. When Joe Biden took the […]

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By on August 31, 2017

Learning From Leaders in Unusual Places

At Learnography, we talk a lot about the many pathways to developing leadership, including learning from the leaders around us. Leaders in our own field and organizations are good sources of inspiration, but we sometimes forget about the other examples of leadership we encounter outside of our workplace that can inspire us in different ways. […]

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By on May 18, 2017

Meet #Team Learnography: Jay McDowall

In a close-knit community like Learnography, it’s impossible to miss a smiling new face in the office. I sat down with our new Learning Strategies Director, Jay McDowall, to learn about his journey to Learnography and what he’s been up to so far. What brings you to Learnography? “I was at a crossroads in my career, […]

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By on February 6, 2017

Promouvoir les pratiques de leadership pour appuyer les élèves en Ontario (Advancing leadership practices to support students in Ontario)

English below. Tout le monde veut construire un meilleur avenir pour leurs communautés. Pour que cela se produise, tous les enfants et les élèves doivent recevoir la meilleure éducation possible afin d’atteindre leur plein potentiel. L’institut de leadership en éducation de l’Ontario (ILE) travaille en collaboration avec les leaders scolaires et les leaders du système […]

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By on January 6, 2017

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership: Part Two

In my previous blog, I shared some of my experiences as a young professional and how women in my career have supported me in becoming the leader I am today. Now at the start of a new year, I’m thinking about what I can do proactively – and I hope you can do too – […]

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By on December 8, 2016

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership

I have always felt reluctant to call myself a feminist. In my generation, the term was often painted as a “bad word” or derogatory label, something that didn’t apply to those of us who never had to fight for the rights we have. But after the shocking results of the recent American election, I found […]

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By on October 28, 2016

On Organizational Culture: Why I Moved My Office

Things have been growing fast around here. It seems like every day there are new faces and projects on the go. It’s really exciting to see our ideas and initiatives come to life, but this growth also requires a lot of effort to ensure we have the tools, space, and culture in which people can […]

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By on September 29, 2016

Understanding Leadership: What Colin T. McLetchie helped me realize

“PUT AWAY YOUR CELL PHONES FOR THE NEXT 2 HOURS,” Colin T. McLetchie emphatically demanded at the beginning of his session at the Ultimate Software HR Workshop in Toronto. The twenty-year-old millennial in me thought, There’s no way I am going to be able to adhere to this man’s demands. But to my surprise, the […]

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By on September 8, 2016

On Leadership: How Serving Each Other Helps Us All to Succeed

I just turned 36. I serve Learnography as Solutions Director and Interim Design Director. I was recently asked about my “leadership journey.” I am proud of the success I’ve achieved in my career thus far. I’m hungry to learn and grow and I think that is evident in the work I do and the roles […]

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By on August 18, 2016

Simon Sinek & the Power of Personal Beliefs in Business

We like people who believe what we believe. We gravitate to circumstances that validate our beliefs, understandings, and values. In fact, it is because I believe what I believe that I so greatly anticipated the Simon Sinek keynote talk at ATD 2016 in Denver, Colorado. It was a self-fulfilling prophecy that I would enjoy the keynote […]

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