Sweeping changes coming to Microsoft Canada

Microsoft Canada's SMS&P (small, mid-market solutions and partners) is no more. The company has consolidated the group in its Enterprise unit. In a sweeping new look for Microsoft, the software giant will have

Published on: July 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

“Know Thyself”: An ancient teaching making a comeback in conscious 21st century leaders

Know thyself is an ancient teaching that gets over looked today as everyone suggests who to follow, who to like, and what to consume. Our modern "influencers" are really masked advertisers and marketers

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

The biggest secret to life (and work)

It’s time for each of us to realize the biggest change we need is one of mindset. We’ve been thinking a lot about competition lately. How so much of our society is set up

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

Putting a stake in the ground: How purpose and profit create a next generation business

Calling Business Pioneers: Can you imagine what is possible now? There is no other time than now! Let's go make it happen. What are you waiting for? The current reality A growing number

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

Create purposeful experiences: The key to 21st century leadership and organizations

It is time to lead with our humanity, as leading with structure is no longer sufficient in a world that is shifting towards the value of experiences over things. Every great business idea

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

What happens when we ask ourselves: Am I living my most meaningful life?

Since the inception of business, we have been told to strive for success. There is an unwritten manual that most people follow that leads them from being a successful child to a teenager to

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Hockey star outlines 7 steps to consistent leadership

NIAGARA FALLS – Cassie Campbell-Pascall has enjoyed success in a brilliant career that saw her captain the Canadian National Women’s Hockey team to back-to-back Olympic Gold medal championships. The current Hockey Night in

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Busting the myths of the future of work: How not to lead in the 21st century

I am often invited to share interactive keynotes on the future of work and too often I am asked to highlight the best practices of companies like Google and Facebook. I rarely comply

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era

Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era. This is what the 21st century is all about. You may have been led to believe that it is about "things," "big data" or

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Understanding and dealing with difficult customers

All businesses, whether retail or a software firm, deal with difficult customers. These customers can be one of the worst things about a job. However, there are some key ways to speak with

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Robert Cordray

How people are changing the future of work in the 21st century

The best way to understand the future of work is to go talk to people outside our comfort zone and become an adventurer pursuing possibilities. If we continue to have the same conversations

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Trailblazing women in tech can trump the glass ceiling, says Moneris CEO

As president and CEO of Canadian payment processing firm Moneris, Angela Brown has worked her way to the top of not one, but two male-dominated fields: technology and financial services. So when Brown

Published on: September 24th, 2015 Christine Wong

What does art have to do with work in the 21st century?

This past weekend I spent time at an art class in the hope of having the kids provide drawings, wisdom and insights for my book, The Journey to Business Common Sense: What's New

Published on: September 3rd, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Living out loud in the 21st century: why we are never alone

I was recently invited to be a mentor at a speed mentoring event in the Silicon Valley. I was curious to experience this 7-minute random sharing. I wondered how it would work and I

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Ayelet Baron