Tag: Leadership

Making It Work! Best Practices for Managing Maternity Leaves

Women make up approximately 50% of Canada’s labour force. Of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will take a maternity leave. However, 36% of new mothers feel that taking maternity leave negatively impacts their opportunity for promotions, career development and career progression.

This webinar is for anyone who employs, leads, manages, trains, coaches or otherwise supports mothers in the workplace, including adoptive, pregnant and parenting women.

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Become a leader worth following

Start your leadership journey now by gaining the powerful tools and practical insights to effectively lead others.
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Managing Organizational Transition Workshop

70% of change initiatives in companies fail. Research has shown that this is because transition plans often do not address a key element: people. When people are not adequately engaged with change, they resist it. The people in an organization have the greatest influence on whether or not new initiatives can be successfully established, so it is essential to effectively lead and involve them throughout the process.   

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Introduction to EQ & the Emotional Capital Report

Are you looking to build or strengthen your leadership potential? 

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional growth? A great deal! According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more.

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Measure your Emotional Intelligence and Discover Your Potential

According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more.  

The RocheMartin - Emotional Capital Report, is a personalized leadership development tool that provides you with a comprehensive interpretation of your leadership potential based on your emotional intelligence.

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Live Webinar – Three Secrets to Harness the Power of “The Mastermind Group”

Featuring Wilson Lee, BA’09

Who you spend time with influences the person you eventually become. This is the wisdom underpinning the Mastermind Group, a concept practiced across a range of professional industries. The Mastermind is the ongoing connection and collaboration of a group of like-minded professionals who support each other, provide mentorship, and collectively move each member of the group towards greater success.

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Live Webinar – From Boss to Leader: 3 Keys to Authentic Leadership

In the last 10 years, the business world has been ushering a new era of fewer bosses and more leaders—and for good reason.

Leadership—the ability to effectively influence and inspire a group of people to work towards a shared vision—has become a quintessential skill whether you are a CEO at the top or a mailroom worker at the bottom.

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How Can UBC Help You Launch Your Start-Up

An overview of what entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) offers, where alumni can get support, and how to find like-minded people that are part of the UBC entrepreneurial community that you can leverage for guidance and support. 

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Leader Humility: Sign of Weakness or Winning Strategy?

We will discuss the emerging research on leader humility from a business perspective. Drawing from empirical research, our presenter will make the case that humility facilitates more effective learning, communication, and collaboration, ultimately improving relationships and performance in the workplace. 

Key takeaways will be: 

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Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Achieve a Work-Optional Life

Join best-selling author and VP of CIBC Wood Gundy, Maili Wong, to learn how to work smarter, not harder, to achieve financial security and safety. Your investments should be working for you so that a work-optional life is no longer a dream but an achievable reality. 

Attend this webinar to learn: 
- The #1 reason why people don’t reach their full financial potential. 
- Three myths that are keeping you financially poor. 
- How to leverage smart risks can boost your bottom line. 

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