Putting People First For Organizational Success- The Rob Parson at Morgan Stanley Case Study

Key Players Morgan Stanley, a leading U.S. Investment Bank, was attempting to transform it’s work environment to one that fosters teamwork but promotes innovation as well. This vision was developed under the leadership of the new president John Mack and his executive team. President Mack was looking for people to “shake up the culture.” With heavy resistance, he recruited Paul ...

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10 Fuel Efficient Driving Tips

Fuel prices are not a fan favourite in Canada; it’s right up there with car insurance premiums. In fact, the last few weeks have been particularly vexing for drivers at the pumps as gas prices have increased, Canada-wide, significantly. As an InsuranceHotline.com subscriber, you know you can save on car insurance (we estimate about $700) by comparing car insurance quotes. ...

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Forms Management and Policies and Procedures – Important? You Betcha!

Forms Management and Policies and Procedures: Important? Yes, Definitely Forms are critical to the operations of any organization whether the forms are in paper or electronic formats. Everyone uses forms in their everyday life from Internet surveys, shopping carts, feedback forms, or even a fill-in email in the contact us section of many websites. And paper forms are not dead ...

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The Top Factors That Affect Your Life Insurance Premiums

More than 22 million Canadians have some sort of life insurance policy. Yet, despite its popularity, many of us don’t realize how many factors—some within our control—affect the premium we pay. There’s way more to it than just your age, overall health and whether or not you smoke. In fact, we’ve identified at least 11 factors (with the help of ...

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VW Fox – Made Out of Pineapples

I’ve reviewed so many cars over the past six months or so, that I may have been guilty of getting used to the thrills and spills of driving fast ones. If this is the case, my assignment this week brought me back down to earth – very slowly might I add – with a bump. The car in question is ...

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When Should Parents Consider Child and Car Safety?

Keeping kids safe in the car is a concern for every parent. (image by babble.com) If someone asked us when parents should consider and begin to practice child safety as it relates to cars, we’d answer that these things should start before their child is even born. This may sound strange, but as any mother will tell you, the impact ...

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RV Spring Preparation Checklist

Your RV has been sitting idle over the winter. Now the early signs of spring are here and it’s time to take it out of storage and prepare the coach and chassis for this years camping season. If you’re like me, you want to have some type of logical sequence to follow rather then haphazardly checking the unit out. I ...

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9 Tips for Parents With New Drivers

Kids these days are pretty great: they smoke far less than their parents, stand up for what they believe in, and are happy to rotate that PDF for technologically-challenged relatives. But young Canadians are also highly overrepresented in traffic accidents and fatalities. In 2015, for example, 16- to 24-year-olds made up 12.3 per cent of the driving population, according to ...

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How to Start a Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Business

By now you must be aware of the many compelling reasons why a non-emergency medical transportation business offers entrepreneurs such a great business model. With the growth in the health care industry and the explosion of baby boomer retirees, this market is big and set to get even bigger still. In this article we look at how to start a ...

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Advanced Defensive Driving: Take it to the Next Level

Defensive driving means being in control at all times. (image by gabor-nagy.com) According to the National Safety Council, a preventable accident “is one in which the driver failed to do everything that reasonably could have been done to avoid the crash.” Experts agree that driving defensively is your best bet at making sure a crash, collision, or accident doesn’t happen ...

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