Jane Watson, Canada’s Grammar Guru, found a great quiz to test your knowledge of Canadian expressions on the Government of Canada’s language portal: Canadian Buff ‘n’ Bluff Did you pass as a Canadian, eh?
About Colin Watson
Colin’s role at Ontario Training Network. is to ensure the right trainer with the right background and experience is brought into your organization. Colin Watson works not only for Ontario Training Network; he also works for you!
As a former training manager for an International Fortune 500 Company, Colin knows what it is like to sit on your side of the table. He also knows how busy your staff is and how important it is that they receive training that is relevant, useable and memorable.
Do you know the percent of time Canadian Managers spend involved in resolving employee disputes? The article and survey published in HR Reporter, and conducted by Accountemps puts it at 16%. Our one-day workshops on Resolving Conflicts in the Workplace gives insights into how to be more efficient in handling this, thus freeing up valuable management time, helping to […]
The Toronto Star featured an article on the five steps to reducing conflict in the office. It states that dealing with conflict in the workplace takes up a huge chunk of time managers and employees could be using more productively. Our one-day workshops on Resolving Conflicts in the Workplace gives insights into how to be more efficient in handling this, […]
Profit Magazine identified the top four tools the top 200 fastest growing companies use. Two of these are where J Watson Training can assist your organization. #2 is Training Programs #4 is Performance Appraisals #1 and 3 are Benefit Packages and Bonuses To view the chart in Profit Magazine click on Infographic: Perks and practices
Take two minutes to learn a valuable lesson in communication. The subject line of an email is critical. I can make your message stand out and be read widely or be overlooked. Your word choice impacts your readers’ buy in to your message.
A very expensive New York hotel is now offering a new service – a work-down call. When you check in, you can arrange for the front desk to phone you at a certain hour to remind you to power down all your electronic devices. Isn’t this like having your mother tell you it’s time to […]
I just heard about a disgruntled parent who demanded to see the minutes of his son’s minor hockey association. It doesn’t matter what the man was looking for. But, under freedom of information legislation, the group had to turn them over. The members were shocked. After all, they were just a volunteer group organized to […]
Free Tip Sheet from the Web-Based workshop:
YouTube link or click on the image above This web-Based Training is Offered through the “Udemy” training portal. The online course costs just $149… but for a limited time, use the coupon code “otn” and get the course for only $129! Click HERE to get this special offer now!
Ontario Training now offers a web based courses through Udemy on Taking Minutes at Meetings: Web based training by Jane Watson Jane Watson has been involved in the meeting process — both as a minute taker and as a chair — for many years. In fact, she has written one of the first books exclusively on […]