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By on June 5, 2017

The New Voices of #ATD2017

This year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia was a flurry of new faces and ideas – 10,000 new faces, to be exact. The speaker roster was flooded with first-time speakers, and Chris and I were among them. As Learnography’s newly appointed Business Development Manager and Communications Manager respectively, Chris and I […]

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By and on April 14, 2017

8 Things We Learned from The Art of Marketing

Last week, the Learnography team visited The Art of Marketing, an annual conference focused on improving businesses’ marketing experiences and empowering the individuals who create them. As a graphic designer, a social media strategist, and a marketing student, we were pretty excited to dig in. Here is everything we learned: “The solution often falls within […]

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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 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 July 28, 2016

Forward-Thinking Feedback

At the Imagine Your Workplace Conference, York University Associate Professor Marie-Hélène Budworth presented us with a whole new approach to providing employee feedback. In just 7 minutes, she completely rocked my world and challenged a lot of the principles I once held dear. As the supervisor to a rapidly rotating stream of university co-op students, I spend a […]

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By on July 8, 2016

Managing Millennials: The benefits of engaging the workplace’s youngest generation

In my organization, there are a wide range of generations. Some people are in the early stages of their careers while others are looking towards retirement. As a mid-career professional, it’s interesting to straddle the generational divide. Managing millennials is getting a lot of attention these days, and some of it is not positive.  It […]

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By on June 9, 2016

Fostering Innovation: How to inspire new ideas from your team

One of the things I’m constantly grappling with is how to foster innovation in my team. Innovation is the key to a vibrant, evolving workplace and inspiring your team to generate new and fresh ideas is vital to an environment where employees feel valued and continue to do their best work. I heard about the […]

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By on April 29, 2016

Recruiting for Talent Development

  In the pursuit of organizational goals, you need to have the right people. But finding the right candidates is not an easy task. The perfect candidate is like a unicorn—a mythical ideal you can spend an exorbitant amount of time chasing. If you can find that unicorn, your organization will be in stiff recruitment […]

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