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AI Revolution: Make This the Year That You Embrace AI

An AI revolution is in full swing. It's transforming your phone, your home and your work. From virtual assistants (Siri and Alexa), to big data crunching supercomputers (IBM Watson), to the self-flying taxi drones being launched in Dubai this July Our challenge is to...

TEDxToronto 2016: Awesome Canadians You Need to Know

I had the honour of attending TEDxToronto 2016 and seeing 16 remarkable Canadians present solutions to some of the most difficult issues challenging our world today. What was my take away other than drinking super-sized mugs of Canadian awesomeness all day? Gratitude...

3 things the Blue Jays taught me about team building

What can we learn about team building from the Blue Jays to get our own teams to #ComeTogether? The Blue Jays became top contenders last season when former General Manager Alex Anthopoulos put more emphasis on hiring team players with a strong character. This season...

Simple improv techniques to improve your communication skills

What's the most important qualification for any job, the key ingredient of every strong team and the one skill that is indispensable to employers? Communication skills, of course. Also known as, soft skills, social skills, conversation skills. Every conversation is an...

Norman Powell, The Raptors and Hiring Outliers

EPIC! In a miraculous play, rookie Norman Powell stole the ball from Paul George and tied the game 92-92 with only 6:31 left on the clock. Norman Powell — rookie, 46th pick in the NBA draft, outlier — saved the the most important game in Raptors' history with a...

Want a target on your forehead? Accept a counter offer

Congratulations. You accepted a counter offer. Now you have a target on your forehead and your big red flag on your resume. Taking a counter offer is almost NEVER in your best interest. It’s a gut reaction by your current employer that almost never works out in favour...