The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training
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The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training

Originally published for Witz Education. Why should you care about emotional intelligence and developing relationships? Regardless of industry or company size, effective communication is the root to success. It is crucial to know how to construct what to say to shape and influence focused outcomes. Leadership responsibilities have expanded beyond metrics to include resolving conflict … Continue reading

Don’t be discouraged: Overcome your doubts
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Don’t be discouraged: Overcome your doubts

***Written by Greg Witz, researched and edited by Jared Kligerman, published initially at witzeducation.com” Growing up, Gen-Y’s were told that if they went to university/college and got the degree they would get a job. This in turn would lead to buying a house and starting a family. Unfortunately this has not been the case. Between … Continue reading

Interview on It’s All About Me Radio Show (1/3)
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Interview on It’s All About Me Radio Show (1/3)

A bit of a unique post this week! I’ve been involved with It’s All About ME, a documentary exploring the entitlement of the millennials that was shown at the COMMFFEST Global Community Film Festival (won the MADA Award), the Ottawa International Film Festival, and the Daring Independent Film Festival (won Best Documentary).  I was interviewed … Continue reading

Guest Post: Logan LaPlante on “Hackschooling” at TEDx
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Guest Post: Logan LaPlante on “Hackschooling” at TEDx

I was home schooled for most of my elementary years and I certainly credit it with much of my success today. My mother taught my siblings and I based on a curriculum of her own design, that integrated approaches from a variety of sources, including Ontario’s curriculum and Waldorf. I generally had half of each … Continue reading

“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?
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“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?

In a 2010 article, Psychology Today quoted research demonstrating that college were 40% less empathetic than their 1970 counterparts. This supports the common description of Gen-Y’s being less empathetic, with many pointing to social media and technology as the cause. Is this really the case? In this article, I explore the role of nature, nurture, and technology in the … Continue reading