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Bring Your Parents to Work Day is Next Tuesday

September 17, 2013
Renée Eaton
Tags: Consulting
I’ve heard a lot of things about parents’ involvement in the workplace (mostly involving millennials) over the past few years. Parents coming to job interviews, taking part in work parties and some companies are even providing information packets for employees to bring to their parents and letting...

7 Steps to a Killer Presentation

September 10, 2013
Renée Eaton
We’ve all been in the audience of bad presentations – whether they’ve been in meetings, conferences or seminars. They’re excruciating to sit through. You grow bored, start to fiddle, check the time.
Most people walk away from these without retaining much or anything of what the presenter was trying...

When Did We Abandon Learning?

September 4, 2013
Renée Eaton
Dependent on where you live, your drive into work yesterday may have been a bit longer than usual. The vast majority of schools in our area welcomed students back yesterday, heralding the return of buses to our roads.
For me, the slower commute was the least of my worries as my oldest daughter was...

5 Ways to Evidence-Based Decision-Making

August 26, 2013
Renée Eaton
In a recent survey by Harvard Business Review, they found that 85% of executives said that information was essential to the growth of business. However, less than half said they were actually leveraging the data they are now collecting and only 7% thought they were doing a great job using data to...

Do You Work with Chimpanzees?

August 13, 2013
Cory Hanna
At times when at work, do you find yourself thinking you’re in the middle of a zoo? Perhaps your fellow employees are taking on traits more associated with their distant primate relatives? It might be because you are experiencing a particularly busy time in your industry. Or you are experiencing...