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Here you’ll find insightful articles, practical tools, and resources on the latest trends, directions and challenges to help you achieve organizational and professional success. Check back regularly for new additions!

Time and Workload Management

4 Unique Strategies to Squeeze More Time Out of Your Day
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4 Ways to Have More Effective Meetings
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Managing Time and Workload
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Work Simplification: Overcoming Overload
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Want to be more productive?
What you do away from work affects your personal resilience and ability to be productive at work. Learn about a formula for success called ReNEW from Dr. Jamie Gruman.

Overwhelmed? Strategies to Manage Your Time and Workload
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Personal Effectiveness and Preparing for Change

Powerful Change Management Strategies for Individuals and Team Leaders
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Emotional Intelligence: Maximizing Your Human Potential in Life and Work
William J. Bradford

8 Attributes of Strategic Thinkers
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Manage Your Stress So It Doesn’t Manage You
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Beware of these Career Blockers
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Coping with Change: Are You Ready?
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Moving Up the Down Escalator — Tackling Corporate Memory
D.G. Jones

Making a Change at Work? Consider These Tips First.
Lisa Sansom, Performance Management Consultants

Leading Transitions
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Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Seven Strategies for Leaders to Influence Through Language
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28 Common Presentation Mistakes. Which are you making?
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Two Ways to Mitigate Conflict Before it Starts
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Three Ways to Use DISC Personality Profiles in the Workplace
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The Power Continuum
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A Beginner’s Guide to Basic Negotiation
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What We Can Learn About the Art of Negotiation from the Game of Thrones
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Get What You Want: 6 Lessons on Being Assertive from the Underwoods
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Using Clear Communication to Reduce Conflict
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Is a Difficult Person Ruining Your Work Life?
Samantha Biron

Management, Supervisory and Leadership

Is Project Management Right for You?
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Top 5 Essential Skills for Great Project Managers
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How to Measure Project Scope
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Mindfulness and Leadership – An Important Tool for Every Manager
Lalith Ananda Gunaratne

Management Skills for Non-Managers: Accountability in the Workplace
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6 Reasons You Should Try Appreciative Leadership
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PMC Case Study: MacEwen Petroleum Inc.
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Anchoring People Dynamics to Shared Values
Lalith Ananda Gunaratne

Teamwork: Who Has Your Back?
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Building the Foundations for Performance Management
Bill Bradford and Sue Traynor

Leadership and Management Development: 7 Key Factors for Success
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Competency Models and Performance Management — Getting It Right
William J. Bradford

Business Writing

Writing in the Digital Age: When Good is No Longer Good Enough
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Continuous Learning and Organizational Development

10 Underrated Benefits of Employee Training and Development
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Why Soft Skills are Needed Most in Today’s Workplace
This article in the Globe and Mail discusses why “human skills” – not technical skills – are what we need the most in today’s workforce.

Why Employees with Soft Skills are Key to Organizational Success
This article in the Globe and Mail shows why identifying employees with the right soft skills is crucial to building a strong talent mix and setting your team up for success.

Get the Most from Your PMC Workshop
Use this tip sheet before and after your workshop and make the most of your training.

The Top 10 Skills Canadian Employers are Looking for Today
A study by Workopolis reveals what it takes to land a job in Canada and finds that improving your soft skills may be more crucial than formal or technical education.

Professional Development: An Investment Rather Than a Cost (PDF)
Canadian Society of Association Executives, The Association Agenda
The CSAE thinks it’s time professional development became an important component of any association’s or not-for-profit organization’s strategy.

Learning Faster and Better
Jim Muckle, CPF, CAEN, MBA

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