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[EVENT] Leadership Trust = Leadership Character: June 7 in London

High-performing organizations have leaders whose character shines. Courage, drive, accountability, integrity, and good judgement are the mainstays of what leaders bring to the table; however, great leaders also embrace humility, justice, humanity, patience, collaboration, and transcendence. These are the 11 dimensions of Leader Character.
Southwestern Ontario businesses can learn about Leader

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Lessons Learned from Generational Diversity in the Workplace

Today’s workforce reflects many cross generations working together. These include: The Silent Generation (1925-1945), Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1976), Millennials (1977-1995), and Generation Z (1996 and later). While each of these groups bring beneficial skills to the workplace, there tends to be differences in workforce behaviours between the oldest

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How to Reduce Common Workplace Distractions

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the following article are those of the guest author and do not necessarily represent or reflect Mentor Works Ltd.

Much has been written about the growing problem, in our fast-paced information age, of distracted employees who don’t complete required tasks in a time-effective or

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2018 Canadian Manufacturing Industry Trends and Investment Intentions

Earlier this year, PLANT Magazine and Grant Thornton LLP released their annual Manufacturers’ Outlook publication. The comprehensive source of business practices and management attitudes identified several key trends that demonstrate a fast-changing manufacturing landscape. While this year’s report is generally more optimistic than years past, it also identifies that manufacturing

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program: 2018 Intakes

The Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) is an Ontario government funding program that supports automotive manufacturing technology adoption projects. Through ASCIP funding, automotive suppliers can access Ontario business grants to offset a portion of costs related to hardware and software upgrades. Upon completing an ASCIP-funded project, automotive manufacturers will

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LCIF Grant Spurs CHAR Technologies’ Biocoal Technology Demonstration

CHAR Technologies is a cleantech company specializing in biocarbon development. They produce a proprietary activated charcoal-like material called SulfaCHAR that removes hydrogen sulfide from gas. SulfaCHAR, once used for the gas cleaning application, has further use as a sulfur-enriched biofuel for industrial and agricultural purposes. Although CHAR Technologies is well-integrated

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Webinar Series: Funding to Grow Your Automotive Business

The North American automotive industry is poised for growth in 2018 and beyond. Because of this, Canada’s vast supply chain of part manufacturers should explore opportunities to scale operations, become more productive, and improve worker skills to support technology innovation.
Fortunately, Canadian government funding programs are available to offset the costs

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