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The power of positivity

Psychologist Lea Waters talks about the importance of positive emotions and how we can all STAY POSITIVE during the pandemic. The same series of videos also has Behavioural Psychologist Jo Hemmings explaining HOW TO COPE with anxiety and self-isolation.

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Small businesses are doing their part

A lot of businesses are helping during the pandemic. This includes an Ontario facility MANUFACTURING THEIR FIRST personal protective equipment masks for health care professionals or this SMALL DESIGNER making cotton masks and donating one for one to at-risk community groups or essential workers. Our Federal government is offering help to manufacturing and automation companies […]

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Our business community is mobilized

I’m very proud of how our Ontario business community has mobilized. Since launching their ONTARIO TOGETHER portal, “Over 1,200 submissions were received for the first three challenges to support the delivery of mental health solutions to vulnerable populations, ensure the strength of our supply chains and deliver financial advice to the small business community.” And […]

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Innovative tech is changing healthcare

Necessity is the mother of innovation and COVID-19 is resulting in a lot of INNOVATION—especially in the HEALTH CARE arena. This includes Canada’s Think Research with their suite of CLINICAL TOOLS geared to helping health care professionals provide safe and secure virtual patient visits and minimize risk for residents and staff practice.

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Look for the helpers

Mr. Rodgers’s mother gave him fantastic advice when she said, “Always look for the HELPERS.” For those wanting to go further, here’s a list of Toronto VOLUNTEER opportunities, including food banks, kids help lines, making fabric masks, delivering groceries and medication to seniors, and to healthcare professionals, contacting local businesses for PPE donations, and more. […]

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Don’t sound like a conceited jerk

Beth Buelow, PCC is a facilitator, mentor coach and the author of The Introvert Entrepreneur. I loved her Linkedin ARTICLE on “How to Self-Promote Without Sounding Like a Conceited Jerk.” She touched on why it isn’t easy for some people (especially introverts) to self-promote. Beth says, “It’s essential to have a healthy sense of self. […]

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Great leaders listen

I came across this old article by Susan Mazza in Saba Blog Digest, where she talks about how listening to people shows them you care. It’s also an excellent skill for leaders to have to show their employees they care. Susan’s three tips are below. READ HER ARTICLE. Give someone your full and undivided attention […]

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Be a better leader

Joanne Trotta has written many excellent articles about the importance of soft skills, such as empathy for effective leadership. She notes, “In my opinion, effective leadership simply does not exist without empathy. I feel this way because of experience: Every leader who has inspired me throughout my life and career has been extraordinarily empathetic.” Read […]

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Long live the Quilty resistance!

Workers at a Houston animal shelter couldn’t figure out how their rescue cats kept escaping the cat room in the evening. Looking at security footage, they found the culprit—a recent addition called QUILTY “who would jump up and pull the handle down on the door. Three times, he managed to Houdini himself and the dozen […]

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