Why listening, really listening, is so difficult

Experts say that the average person actually remembers a fraction of what is said to them

Why listening, really listening, is so difficultSpeaking is easy; listening is difficult. Experts say that that the average person actually remembers a fraction of what is said to them. In the course of a lifetime, so much time is spent mastering nuts and bolts career skills but little time is spent polishing essential interpersonal skills. Listening is one of them. For…

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approach

Out of control spending on Ontario's drug plan could undermine efforts to provide coverage across Canada

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approachBy Colleen M. Flood Director and Bryan Thomas Senior Research Fellow Centre for Health Law Policy and Ethics University of Ottawa Ontario’s proposed pharmacare plan for those aged 25 and under is a welcome start that hopefully leads to universal drug coverage for all Ontarians. The case for universal coverage is overwhelming. It’s scandalous that in 2017, many Canadians die for…

Hate your boss? Four job-saving tips to mend a bad relationship

No matter how desperate and unhappy you are, you'd be making a big mistake if you followed Johnny Paycheck's lead

Hate your boss? Four job-saving tips to mend a bad relationshipIt's hard to find someone who hasn't had a problem with a boss at some point in his or her career. The higher you go on the corporate power ladder and the more you earn, the more complicated the boss-employee relationship becomes. But no matter how desperate and unhappy you are, you'd be making a…

The ultimate guide to planning a relaxing getaway

A relaxing break is a delightful way to take some time out, destress, unwind and leave your troubles behind

The ultimate guide to planning a relaxing getawayWe all need a relaxing break sometimes. Whether you work a busy job, take care of your family or study an intense course such as an online criminology degree, life can be stressful. If you are looking for just a night away or a full week’s vacation, a relaxing break can be the perfect way…

5 job options you have with a civil engineering degree

A look at the possible career paths on offer after you’ve obtained your online civil engineering degree

5 job options you have with a civil engineering degreeIf you have an interest in engineering it’s now possible to obtain your civil engineering degree online by using one of the many online degree programs that Ohio University has on offer. The construction industry is crying out for talented individuals with engineering qualifications to start a career on one of the many engineering paths…

How to make money with reseller hosting

Reseller hosting provides a fantastic alternative to a part-time job

How to make money with reseller hostingAs you are probably already aware, there are many ways you can start making money online. However, one of the most profitable options must be reseller hosting. We are therefore providing an informative guide to the hosting option. What is reseller hosting? You can start your reseller hosting journey by purchasing a web hosting package…

Shopping for European health care is not the cure

Selecting features from European systems and pasting them into Canadian medicare will not magically give us a “European” model

Shopping for European health care is not the cureBy Colleen M. Flood and Bryan Thomas The University of Ottawa A legal challenge to Canada's medicare system has given new focus to the much-needed debate about how health service is provided in this country. The Supreme Court of British Columbia is hearing the long-anticipated challenge to the publicly-funded Canadian health system. The plaintiffs – led by…

What signing the climate change targets will mean for you

A heart-to-heart conversation with Canadians

What signing the climate change targets will mean for youBy Robert Lyman Contributor Troy Media I think someone should have a heart-to-heart conversation with Canadians about what the recently announced climate change emissions reduction goals would really mean to their everyday lives. The G7 Industrialized countries committed themselves in principle to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2100 and to aim at reducing greenhouse gas…
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