Doctor's Orders: Prescribing a Dose of Art?

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Doctor's Orders: The Montreal Museum of Fine Art (MMFA) partnered with the Médecins francophones du Canada doctors’ organization to let doctors write prescriptions for museum visits. 

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Is Loneliness Making Us Sick?

 

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When British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a minister of loneliness in January, it made news all over the world. Was a ministry devoted to something as intangible as a feeling seriously a thing? The jokes comparing the position to Monty Python’s “Ministry of Silly Walks” almost wrote themselves.

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Three Tips for Becoming an Energizer

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Some people become leaders no matter what their chosen path because their positive energy is so uplifting.

Even in tough times, they always find a way. They seem to live life on their own terms even when having to comply with someone else’s requirements. When they walk into a room, they make it come alive.

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20 Things a City Can Do to Boost the Quality of Public Life

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Benches, trees, multi-modal transportation, and local food are a few of the suggestions in the Center for Active Design’s new Civic Design Guidelines. 

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Innovation: Who Else is Doing It?

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This excellent thought-provoking article by Rosabeth Moss Kanter takes a look at innovation and what it really means. 

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The Rapid Pace of Change & Its Meaning for Municipal Leaders

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The rapid pace of change – and what it means for municipal leaders via Municipal World.

Is Canada Really a Great Place to Raise Kids?

"In a poll, most Canadians thought that we were a top-five country for kids. We’re far from being a leading country.

How-To's For Finding Breakthrough Ideas

Stuck? Looking to jumpstart new ways of thinking and fresh ideas? 

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3 Leadership Trends Debunked

One would think that focusing on your leadership strengths, authentic leadership, and taking a stance were tried and true leadership trends.  Research may suggest otherwise.

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And We Thought Uber Was A Good Thing

 A recent set of partnerships between Uber Canada and various car-

Mobilizing the Village

Great article from Baltimore about a program called Thread that is mobilizing the community to ensure kids have hope and success. Interesting to see how they are using an app called Tapestry.

 

People Show Up in Different Ways

The Windsor City Council Compensation Review Committee was disappointed that not a single member of the public showed up at a meeting this week to say whether the mayor and city councillors deserve pay raises.

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