OUR GREAT MINDS

Leadership Featured Stories:

    • Paris Agreement Pledges Not Enough

      by Tina Olivero

      KEY POINTS Almost 75 per cent of 184 Paris Agreement pledges were judged insufficient to slow climate change Only 28 European Union nations & 7 others will reduce emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030 China & India, top emitters, will reduce emissions intensity, but their emissions will increase U.S., second top emitter, has reversed key national […]

    • PLACENTIA AREA: MASSIVE OPPORTUNITY

      by Tina Olivero

      Not everyone can say that they had an intimate encounter with over $10 Billion worth of industrial opportunities in one week, but the people who attended the Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase last week sure can! The Placentia Chamber of Commerce’s annual conference and trade show event was MC’d by Ray Greene who facilitated the success […]

    • Salesforce Explores the Critical Role of Technology in Canadian Business

      by Tina Olivero

      On June 4th, 2019 Salesforce released a report that explores the critical role of technology in Canadian business. The report explores how Canadian businesses are (and are not) digitizing. The report gives us an in depth look into some of the major barriers and concerns Canadian businesses have about keeping up. The report profiles the […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

    • Can the oil industry save civilization?

      by Phonse Fagan

      In the early 1800s wood was the primary energy source throughout much of the world: but this could not last as populations grew, industrialization accelerated, and forests were depleted—especially on islands like Britain. Then came coal to the rescue, and the forests were given a reprieve. For a time coal was king as a heat […]

    • Lee Shinkle: The End Of Act One

      by Tina Olivero

      Lee Shinkle, our mentor and grandfather of the oil and gas industry has spent the last forty years supporting, encouraging, planning and envisioning the birth of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. A passionate voice with an innate genius to understand “what’s possible”, Lee executed on some of the smartest, most […]

    • Furever Young: Senior Animal Rescue

      by Tina Olivero

      I’ll never forget the day I met Kelsey. She strolled into one of my leadership training programs full of discontent about life and the human condition. It wasn’t long into that transformational event that we discovered Kelsey’s burning passion. With a heart the size of Newfoundland, Kelsey wanted to save and support seniors. Not people […]

    • Extraordinary Women: Thought Provoking Perspectives

      by Tina Olivero

      In Newfoundland and Labrador, sharing stories has been our way of life. In this edition of The OGM, we put the spotlight on “Extraordinary Women”. Those who make a difference in business and our communities every day and tell great stories. These women are leaders. Thier commitment, endless hours of hard work and passion are […]

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