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The Ivey Academy’s blog delivers the latest research on leadership and contemporary business issues, articles on management trends, Learning and Development (L&D) best practices, industry innovations, and participant insights on executive education programs. Featuring videos, interviews, and opinion pieces, we deliver content relevant to you and your career, helping you become a better leader in today’s increasingly complex world.

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May 21st, 2020

Combatting COVID-19 with leader character

Ivey Academy professor Mary Crossan is joined by Canada Revenue Agency's Steve Virgin to discuss how you can develop your own leader character, how teams can work together cohesively, what organizations can do to activate collective character, and how to use leader character to continue to address the many pressing problems that had previously seemed intractable.

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May 15th, 2020

Daily Bread Food Bank CEO Neil Hetherington on learning from shared experience

Ivey Professor Gerard Seijts leads a conversation with Neil Netherington, EMBA '13 and CEO of the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto. Neil gives insights on the mission and challenges his organization faces amidst the pandemic crisis.

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May 14th, 2020

Bringing your best self forward: How to be a leader in your next virtual meeting

The Ivey Academy delivered a live online workshop in partnership with Western Alumni on leading and influencing virtually, featuring Ivey Academy professor Kanina Blanchard.

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May 13th, 2020

Trusted sources: responsible media in the viral world

The Ivey Academy hosted a complimentary livestream featuring media professionals Paul Wells, Senior Writer, Maclean’s; Troy Reeb, EVP, Corus; and Susan Delacourt, Senior Writer, The Toronto Star. Together they discussed the impact COVID-19 is having on Canadian news media.

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May 12th, 2020

The Ivey Academy ranked #1 in Canada for executive education by Financial Times

The Financial Times has ranked The Ivey Academy as the best overall school-based executive education provider in Canada for the second consecutive year.

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May 7th, 2020

The new competitive advantage: organizational resilience

On Global Ivey Day 2020, Ivey Academy professors David Loree and Martha Maznevski delivered a complimentary livestream to discuss strategies and tactics that improve an organization's chances of thriving and surviving turbulence.

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May 5th, 2020

COVID-19's impact on London and its business community with Mayor Ed Holder

London, Ontario's Mayor Ed Holder is joined by Kapil Lakhotia and Gerry Macartney to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the city and its businesses.

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April 30th, 2020

Operating in a crisis

Ivey operations professor David Wood is joined by a panel to discuss managing effectively during a crisis, while striking a balance between the present and the future.

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April 29th, 2020

CAMH CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn: How leaders can be strong by asking for help

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CEO and President Dr. Catherine Zahn explores some of the ways we can each be more mindful of our complete health during crisis.

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April 25th, 2020

Institute of Corporate Directors CEO Rahul Bhardwaj on Canadian global leadership in corporate governance

Professor Gerard Seijts interviews Rahul Bhardwaj, President and CEO of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Rahul, Gerard, and Mark Healy discuss Canada's natural business advantages during a crisis and the importance of trust in leadership.

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April 23rd, 2020

HR experts discuss: What is the new normal?

In this complimentary livestream, a panel of HR experts discuss the future of work post-COVID-19, culture and values, return-to-work scenarios, and what employees and leaders should start preparing for right now.

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