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Taking Action to Increase Accountability

April 18, 2014 - Greg Schinkel

Taking Action to Increase Accountability Let’s define accountability as having a sense of ownership over your work and receiving consequences for your actions and behaviors. Those consequences can either be positive (praise, promotion, recognition, compensation, more f…

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Calgary Cares: Guest Blog by Andrew H. Ruhland

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Today, we remain a community in mourning. Calgary is well known for its clear running water; right now that includes the tears being shed in countless homes, offices, and classrooms. Water in all forms can cleanse and heal…if we allow it to by literally going with the…

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Know and Value Your Values

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of value is The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Although intellectually I know it is important and I may say I value exercise and fitness, it is of low value to me. Why? Becau…

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Aging Process Not for Sissies

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Regardless of the clichés such as Age is just a number, I found myself muttering Getting older is not much fun, Aging is not for sissies, and I am ready for a nap. Dental surgery had resulted in a sore mouth, Tylenol threes and penicillin plus. I wondered about slowing down…

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PAUSE – 14.16 – What Difference Will You Make Today?

April 23, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection: While taking my morning walk along the riverbank trail, I came across a couple of staff from the Meewasin Valley Authority. They were working their way along the trail, emptying the garbage cans scattered throughout the park. It’s a workplace setting that ha…

Dove patches: from tricks to truth & remaining true to their positioning

April 22, 2014 - Mary Charleson

  I am a huge fan of Dove. I love the approach they have taken over the last 11 years with their “Real Beauty” campaign, advocating empowerment and beauty from within. I’ve commended them many times for remaining true to a big idea, as part of their brand values. That…

WOW MOM! Honoring Resilient Mothers

April 22, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

A Canadian Contest WOW MOM! Honouring Resilient Mothers A contest for Canadian residents 18 years or older to acknowledge a resilient mother. Prizes to keep, give or share with that special mother! Winners will be announced Saturday, May 10, 2014, the day before Mother’s…
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