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January 15th, 2021

Transform your coaching practice

Shakeel Bharmal, founder and president of Ocean Blue Strategic Advisors, describes how The Ivey Academy's LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification Program supported his transformation as an executive coach and changed the course of his life and career.

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January 13th, 2021

New Year’s revelations: Contemplating the Canadian economic playbook for 2021 and beyond

Stephen S. Poloz, Chair of the Lawrence National Centre’s Advisory Council and former Governor of the Bank of Canada, discussed Canada’s current economic climate, policy priorities, and what it all might mean for Canada’s long-term prosperity

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December 21st, 2020

Managing performance as an emerging leader

Managing people is one of the most important skills you'll need as you progress in your career. However, the skills that made you successful in your previous role are not the same ones you need to manage performance effectively.

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December 17th, 2020

2020 in hindsight: An interview with Navigator Executive Chairman Jaime Watt

Jaime Watt, Executive Chairman, Navigator, joined us for a complimentary livestream to take an introspective look back on 2020. Jaime provided insights into what we can expect in the future as a result of the tectonic shifts experienced over the past 12 months.

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December 3rd, 2020

Start-ups in a time of crisis: the real impact of the pandemic on early-stage businesses

Our panel of Ray Sharma, HBA ’96, Founding Partner & CEO, Extreme Venture Partners; Candice Faktor, HBA ’00, Managing Partner,; and Mark Vandenbosch, Professor, The Ivey Academy, and former Acting Dean of the Ivey Business School, examine the importance of start-ups to the Canadian economy and how the pandemic has further increased their importance.

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December 2nd, 2020

A Brave New World? The struggle for competitive advantage in a post-Trump global economy

Our dynamic panel of experts discussed the impacts of the U.S. election — on Canadian businesses, policymakers, and trade relations. Presented in collaboration with the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management.

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