Tag Archives: entrepreneurs

Strength of character and good leadership: a winning combination

Responses to my recent post (Leadership in Challenging Times) reinforce the claim made elsewhere: the #1 characteristic of a good leader, as far as many people are concerned, is that you should feel you can trust this person. At some … Continue reading

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Nurturing our students, ensuring our future

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend our university’s annual Computer Science Research Expo, which is a day filled with student poster sessions, student and faculty research presentations, and industry panel discussions. I hadn’t had the luxury … Continue reading

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Musings of a former retiree

I’ve had the unusual opportunity this year of finding myself interrupting a happy, fruitful retirement – 5 years in – to return to work for a year. I thought it might be useful to any of you who are presented … Continue reading

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Réflexion sur l’entrepreneurship au Nouveau-Brunswick

Note again: With apologies to non-French readers, this is another exercise in French. If any of my former students or IT colleagues read the final paragraph of this post and think I am referring to them as “old students”, “anciens” … Continue reading

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Outsourcing, the IT industry, and talk-show radio

Why is it that I have to keep being reminded – over and over again – that much of what we read or hear in the media is missing context.  Why is it that I continue, year after year, to … Continue reading

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5 mentoring tips for women

There have been a striking number of articles about women in business and politics in the past six months or so: the lack of women on corporate boards, the successful use of quotas for women on boards in Europe, the … Continue reading

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Using personality tests – may be good for you, good for your business

I recently received an intriguing email invitation to try out a new personality test that was being promoted, with the suggestion that I might like to blog about it.  Many of you will have heard of some of the well-utilized … Continue reading

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