Decision Making

Pivoting Your Career Into a New Industry

Making the shift to a new industry can be very rewarding, though like any change, it typically also accompanies uncertainty. So, what’s the secret to a successful transition?  We recently sought the perspective of Roundtable members, Susan Hallsworth and Anita Mueller, on this subject. Here’s the advice that they had. Anita Mueller, AVP, Enterprise Resource …

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Recap Volume 106 – The ‘B’ List

The ‘B’ List Every month we scour the web for great leadership articles for our popular newsletter The Roundtable RECAP, and we thought you might enjoy some of our favourite articles that didn’t quite make the cut. A beginners guide to meditation The app that puts you to sleep An email etiquette update: Brevity is the highest virtue. A …

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Leveraging Intuition to Make Smart Decisions

Researchers and neuroscientists believe that intuitive insights occur in a split second as the brain recognizes patterns that resonate with knowledge, experience and wisdom stored in the sub-conscious. Intuition by this definition is involuntary and immediate and appears to come out of nowhere. Sometimes we question it but at other times we just ‘know’ it …

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Why the road less travelled may not get you to where you want

Back before I had a real job I was a political intern at the Ontario legislature. My 10-month posting included travel to distant houses of parliament across Canada and across the pond to see how other governments governed. The whole gig was an amazing experience, but for me the most interesting part was a trip …

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