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Making meetings much more dynamic – Part 2 of 3

You recently read (in Part 1) about three recommendations to prepare for meetings that will transform the value of meetings. They were: 1) Develop a clear, tangible objective to be accomplished; 2) Be sure that a meeting is the best way to achieve your objective; and 3) Start the meeting when it’s time (that doesn’t always mean “on time”).  

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What topic would you like to present in one of our upcoming workshops?


If we haven’t had that workshops topic before, and we choose your idea; we will award you two tickets to attend and an exclusive meet and greet with the founder of (Paul J. Calleri) shortly following the workshop. has just presented: Time Management Solutions for Increased Productivity in February and is back by popular demand on April the

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Final Standard – Insurance Contracts

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has today issued IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts. This first truly international IFRS Standard for insurance contracts will help investors and others better understand insurers’ risk exposure, profitability and financial position. As reported by The Standard. IFRS 17 replaces IFRS 4, which was brought in as an interim Standard in 2004. IFRS 4 has

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AcSB Exposure Draft – Prepayment Features with Negative Compensation (Proposed amendments to IFRS 9)

The AcSB has issued an Exposure Draft that corresponds to the IASB’s Exposure Draft on this topic. As reported by The Standard. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their comments by May 24, 2017. Respondents are asked to email their comment letters (in a Word file) to: Please address your comments to: Rebecca Villmann, CPA, CA,  CPA (Illinois) Director, Accounting

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Accounting standards board (AcSB): Spring 2017 update – Free webinar – 1 CPD

Do you represent or advise a Canadian private enterprise, or are you a user of private enterprises’ financial reports? Get to know the latest financial reporting developments that may change your financial statements. Tune in to this webinar on May 9, 2017 (English) or May 10, 2017 (French) to get the latest updates on the AcSB’s projects for Redeemable Preferred

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Webinar – Explore PSAB’s Exposure Draft on Asset Retirement Obligations

Tune in to this webinar on April 6, 2017 (English) or April 13, 2017 (French) to learn about PSAB’s new Exposure Draft on asset retirement obligations. We outline proposals regarding recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of obligations associated with the retirement of tangible capital assets. As reported by The Standard. Free 1 CPD hour(s) Pricing & registration You will learn about:

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Manage Your Career and Your Life

         & TFN                    Present:                              PATTERNS OF THINKING              A STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE FOR MANAGING YOUR CAREER AND YOUR LIFE On Tuesday; March 28, 2017                    Sponsored by:                      Jeff Gregory                    of                        Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.                                             Free Raffle Prize:  Garmin Dash Cam 35 Charlene Norman has a knack for turning lemons into lemonade.  She is joining us on

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