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graphic picture re privacy issuesIs privacy dead?

The Agenda examines whether privacy is a thing of the past.

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MANAGEMENT

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An employee comes to you and says, “I have a problem.” If you’re trying to be a great manager, what do you do?

March, 2019

Your initial instinct might be to roll up your sleeves. “Time to be the boss,” you think to yourself. You’re ready to step in, solve the problem and save the day.

Or something like that. You just want to be helpful.

In reality, your instinct is the opposite of helpful. Startlingly, when you jump in to solve a problem as a manager, it’s one of the biggest leadership mistakes you can make. Full article here.

Author: Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Team
   

CONFLICT

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For most of us Canucks, conflict avoidance is about as Canadian as a double-double or the CBC.  That’s because most of us typically don’t have the skills necessary to engage in conflict in healthy ways.  Avoid no more!  Read full article for a play-by-play for the five types of conflict resolution better than Don Cherry could offer.

   

THE ECONOMY

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"In economics, it is clear that the human economy derives from the Earth economy.  The glory of a rising gross national product with an irreversibly declining gross Earth product is an economic absurdity.  The only viable human economy is one that is integral with the Earth economy."

Thomas Berry, author
   
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CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

B Corp certification shines a light on the companies leading the global movement of people using business as a force for good.