Thriving in Tough Economic Times

There is an old saying: “When your friend is out of work, it’s a recession; when you are out of work, it’s a depression.” As oil prices and stock markets tumble, migrants flood into Europe and abroad and the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign lurches from hilarity to horror, it’s hard to feel upbeat about the economy. How can you watch Uber destroy the taxi industry, Airbnb threaten traditional hotel bookings, mobile pay apps siphon off bank profits, and Google driverless cars tool around the neighbourhood, without worrying: Am I next to go?

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Jack Muskat, PhD
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Jack Muskat
Jack Muskat, Ph.D., is a Toronto-based Organizational Psychologist, writer and lecturer with over 25 years consulting and business experience with individuals and organizations. He advises senior executives and managers around selection and developmental planning. Dr. Muskat is an acknowledged expert on issues relating to organizational culture and leadership, succession planning and strategic management. He also teaches courses on leadership and negotiations at the Schulich School of Business.
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