With Flexibility, Empathy and Grit – We Made it Through

2020 is almost over, thank goodness. Incredible, unprecedented, unimaginable, challenging, these are some of the more polite words we’ve used to describe this year and what we’ve experienced. Early into the pandemic I wrote an OPED in the Montreal Gazette about the angst of being a small business owner and my frustration with the federal government and their lack of support. Oh, how they could have done things better on so many levels.

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Opinion: Toxic Environment = Zero Tolerance

In a day and age of corporate governance, political correctness and transparency, the work environment is one where employees are expected to be treated professionally and with respect, and most importantly, it should be a place where they feel safe and free from any form of harassment or intimidation.

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Opinion: Pharma companies reassure a skittish populace

The recent joint statement by nine pharmaceutical companies that science would trump political expediency when it comes to the safety and efficacy of their vaccine candidates for COVID-19 should be viewed as a sea change for an industry continually struggling to improve its own reputation.

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Connections…During Covid

Covid-19 has had a big impact on the way we connect with those around us. Whether married, partnered or single, social distancing has affected us all. In our latest energi Talks webinar, we invited Maureen McGrath, RN, one of Canada’s foremost experts on relationships, to talk to us about Connections During Covid and ways to navigate the issues and challenges we are all experiencing in our interactions with others during this time of isolation.

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Travel 2.0: How Do We Get There From Here Post Pandemic?

Taylor L. Cole Longacre has spent more than 14 years leading public relations and marketing for global brands like Hotels.com, ID90 Travel, Sabre, Expedia Group, and Kimberly Clark. She’s the host of the global travel show, Hotel Hunt on Amazon Prime Video, and the hotel expert for the Canadian syndicated radio program and podcast, the Informed Traveler.

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Lessons From The Pandemic: Implications For Recovery and Business 2.0

These are unprecedented times where we are being challenged to sustain our operations, our clients, our staff, ourselves and our loved ones through a global pandemic. In an effort to support our colleagues and stakeholders through this difficult time, energi PR has launched a new webinar series inviting experts in their respective fields to provide their perspectives on how best to manage through this crisis. Our first guest was Steve Courmanopoulos PhD and CEO of Medius International. Medius works with global clients to leverage the latest evidence-based Psychology to help them navigate through challenging times. We asked Steve to provide some insights into what may await businesses as we emerge from the Covid-19 crisis.