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Our content library offers resources for executive leaders and learning-focused professionals. Featuring videos, podcasts, interviews, and opinion pieces on leadership, talent development, and other contemporary business topics.

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March 26th, 2020

Leadership in Practice: 2020 Livestream Events

COLLECTION • 26 Videos

Since March 2020 we've opened our 'virtual' doors to host a series of live-streamed events featuring business leaders from across Canada, as well as Ivey faculty. Browse the full collection of webinar recordings here.

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August 25th, 2020

Essential qualities of aspiring leaders

ARTICLE • 10 Minutes

While a leadership role comes with great responsibility, the rewards are even greater. For executives at any level, adopting and practicing the following traits will put you on the fast-track to better leadership.

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October 22nd, 2020

An organizational response to well-being

Our panel of Karen Collins, Chief Talent Officer, BMO; Andrew Soren, Founder & CEO, Eudaimonic by Design; and Dr. Mazi Raz, Director, Learning Design & Strategy, The Ivey Academy, examined how leaders can advance well-being as both a strategy and long-term sustainable goal for both their organization and society.

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October 1st, 2020

Public sector leadership in a pandemic

Leading through a global health crisis can be overwhelming – especially if you feel like you're doing it all on your own. Our panel of senior public sector leaders shared their own pandemic leadership experiences, imparted the lessons they've learned, and weighed in on what might come next.

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September 16th, 2020

Communicate effectively by using active listening techniques

Research has shown that active listening improves relationships by increasing trust while reducing conflict. These active listening techniques will help you to motivate and inspire those you communicate with.

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September 10th, 2020

Strategies for leadership in an uncertain future: Where are we now?

Our Tony Frost returns with Kevin O’Brien, HBA '93, President and GM of WW Canada, and Larissa Chaikowsky, MBA ’04, Chief Operating Officer, US Wealth Management, BMO to revisit some key themes from previous complimentary livestreams regarding the economic shock of COVID-19.

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August 25th, 2020

Essential qualities of aspiring leaders

Whether you’re a leader in an official capacity, or a team member who seeks greater responsibility, adopting and practicing these traits will put you on the fast-track to leadership.

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August 20th, 2020

Planning for the human side of strategy

In this complimentary livestream, our panel looked at organizations responding to COVID with people-centric strategies and offered real-world tips for leaders facing uncertainty from the economic shocks of the global pandemic.

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August 11th, 2020

Shift your thinking with executive coaching

Emily Knight, Director, MS Knowledge Network, details her experience in the Ivey Leadership Program and how the support of an executive coach helped her solve her most pressing leadership challenge.

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August 6th, 2020

Using analytics to improve decision-making

Analytics professors Fredrik Odegaard and Mehmet A. Begen share examples of organizations that have successfully used analytics to identify business improvement opportunities, explain how to begin solving business problems using analytics, and discuss how to make decisions under uncertainty (such as the pandemic).

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August 5th, 2020

Crisis and opportunity

In the latest issue of Ivey Business Journal, innovation expert Rob Austin and The Ivey Academy's executive director, Mark Healy, discuss how the pandemic has many organizations experimenting and innovating.

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July 23rd, 2020

Personal and professional growth in times of crisis

Ivey Academy faculty director Martha Mazenvski and senior executive coaches Sharon Duguid and Rob McNamara discussed why the pandemic has been so challenging for leaders, the ways leaders can use the current crisis as a growth opportunity, and the importance of reflecting together with others.

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