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Province Appoints New Chair of Manitoba Women's Advisory Council

Barbara Bowes has been appointed the chair of the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council (MWAC), Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, the minister responsible for the status of women, announced today.

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Workplace Investigations – Don’t Go at Them Alone!

Recent movements throughout North America have provided a voice to employees that are being listened to for the benefit of all. Allegation, Speculation, Fraud, Misconduct, Inappropriate Behaviour, Disorderly conduct, Unacceptable policies, Harassment are all words that have suddenly become more common in the workplace and must be taken seriously. Whether employees are in a non-profit, unionized, private or workplace, the possibility of having a complaint brought forward by an employee or a group is a reality, and companies must be well equipped to act accordingly.

In enters, the workplace investigation.

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Manitoba’s Newest Family Enterprise Advisor™

Meet Lisa Cefali, B. Comm. (Hons), FEA, Partner, Strategic Development & Executive Search at Legacy Bowes Group who recently obtained her designation as a Family Enterprise Advisor™ from the Ivey Business School – University of Western Ontario. She joins a group of only 3 others in the Province of Manitoba, with this designation! As a Family Enterprise Advisor™, she is now well equipped, with a team of multi-disciplinary professionals, to further assist clients in the various areas of the Family Enterprise that require a broader and more holistic approach to understanding the people dynamics of the organization – Owners, Family, Cousins, and non - family member employees all working together under one roof!

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Don't let excuses ruin the workplace

I’m sure you’ve heard a multitude of excuses from employees for being late to work, late for their part of a major project or simply not wanting to carry out a specific task.

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A New Year’s Resolution or Reflection - The Integrity Advantage

With the New Year upon us, resolutions abound.  Some will last, some will fade.  Many are based on achieving a healthier lifestyle of better food choices and more gym time. Others are made based on making a change that can positively affect their careers.  Recently, I read a book for my FEA designation that lends itself well to starting off a new year with new aspirations and hope.  With the newsfeeds full of questionable behavior by leaders or figures of authority; of fake news and questionable decisions or intentions, one could ask – are we simply kidding ourselves in believing that the good guy can finish anywhere but last? 

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