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Dec 02

Leadership Distinction

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 2:06 PM by Emily Olsen


A topic that gets the mind thinking is the one about management versus leadership. There are
distinctions to be made between the two areas of guiding people. It has been said that management is more about coordinating the people who work for you. Leadership seems to be more about inspiring and modeling behaviour to the people who surround you.

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Nov 28

There is Power in Partnerships

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM by Emily Olsen

aristotle the philosopher


There is the old adage from Aristotle that says, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. The premise is that a coalition of non-profit organizations could generate more impact than if they
toiled alone in their individual silos.

What is a partnership? In a generic sense, it means to share resources to reach a common goal.

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Nov 16

Without Rules is There Chaos?

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 3:18 PM by Josh Yaworski

know the rules


Bylaws are written rules that are intended to guide a board of director’s decisions and actions. At
the provincial level, if an organization wishes to become a registered non-profit, then they must
incorporate under a statute that best suits their situation. For example, in Alberta, the most
common piece of legislation that non-profits register under is the Societies Act.

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