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Construction Leadership 101

Construction Leadership 101 DATE: February 28 , 2020 TIME: 8:30 am DURATION: 1 day LOCATION: Ottawa Construction Association, 9 Antares Drive, Ottawa, ON. OCA Member Price: $275.00 Non-Member Price: $350.00 Spaces available: 30 Register Requirements Lunch and textbook are included in the fee Description “How to be a REAL Success”: Success is knowing your purpose in life; growing to your maximum potential; sowing the seeds that benefit others. It is a rather simple recipe yet requires awareness, study, practice and mentoring to achieve. The Four Elements of Success are REAL (Relationships, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership) To be a REAL success
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What Makes Someone a Good Leader?

Characteristics of a Good Leader I often begin many of my trainings with a simple question: what are the characteristics of a good leader? It’s a simple question that can elicit an infinite number of responses from those in attendance, but the outcome is always the same. The things that we value most in a good leader have very little to do with aptitude and more to do with the person’s attitude. Attitude vs. Aptitude Everyone has at least few adjectives they would use to describe a good leader and some of the most common responses include confident, empathetic, compassionate,
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Leadership Events in Ottawa!

You don’t have to wait for Live2Lead in the fall, Ottawa hosts many great leadership opportunities throughout the year! Like Live 2 Lead Ottawa, Leadercast and The Global Leadership Summit are simulcast events that features many great speakers and an opportunity to network with industry leaders in business, not-for-profit, and government from our great city. Coming up quickly on May 5th, Leadercast aims to strengthen the community and has contributed over $36,000 over the past 4 years, with this year’s net proceeds going to the Ottawa Mission. The theme for this one day event is Powered by Purpose: “Purpose is
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The Checklist Manifesto

When you have an idea that you’d like to explore, or are about to complete an important task(s) do you keep track of its completion? Its successes? Its opportunities? The significant value of utilizing a checklist is something that can often be forgotten about or considered beneath our capabilities. Why bother with a checklist if everything is already mapped out for us in our minds? Wrong. And I’ll tell you why. Kudos to Kevin Pattison at the TPS Group in Sudbury, ON for recommending that I read “The Checklist Manifesto”. If you have yet to hear of this incredible book,
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