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The Basis of Peace 
Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Basis of Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142  Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the League of Nations; the Kellogg pact; Disarmament. A brief discussion of each, with the speaker's response to each effort....
The Concerns of Youth in Today's World 
Text  Park, Jane; Hill, Daniel; Stewart, Tarum; Godsoe, Cynthia, The Concerns of Youth in Today's World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Feb 1989, 223-233  Jane Park: remarks about the need for more concern with regard to pollution and the decline of our environment. The need for leaders to deal with these problems. Daniel Hill: remarks focussing on the problem of the diminishing rainforests in Brazil. Viewing the future with anxiety and...
Riding the Winds of Change 
Text  Rodgers, F.G. (Buck), Riding the Winds of Change, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 27 Mar 1986, 336-352  Why the book "In Search of Excellence," and the speaker's book "The IBM Way" are and will be successful. The nature of change, and how different people approach change. A detailed discussion and exploration of management and changes in management approaches, success and failure, and effects on...
A Soldier Looks At Business 
Text  Slim, Field-Marshall The Viscount, A Soldier Looks At Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 22 Apr 1963, 289-301  Similarities between industry and military affairs. The importance of leadership. Defining leadership. Courage, will-power and judgment as essential parts of leadership. Also, in a world rapidly changing, flexibility, mental flexibility becomes an important part of leadership, as does knowledge....
Policy Making in National Politics 
Text  Stanfield, The Honourable Robert, Policy Making in National Politics, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 2 Oct 1969, 28-40  The upcoming national policy conference at Niagara Falls of the Progressive Conservative Party and the stake in this conference for all Canadians as the Official Opposition in the Parliament in Canada meets to set policy. Financial costs and support for a political party: paying tribute to those...
Leadership in the Third Millennium 
Text  Graham, Dr. Billy, Leadership in the Third Millennium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 6 Jun 1995, 72-81  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Moving toward the dawn of the third millennium. Questioning what kind of world the 21st century will be. The kind of world we are living in. Man-made calamities. Stories of Christian relief organisations. The speaker's...
The Media and the Prospect for Leadership 
Text  Segal, Brian, The Media and the Prospect for Leadership, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 28 Jan 1993, 185-193  The problem of the breakdown in public confidence in our nation's political, business, labour and media leadership. Proof that Canadians have lost faith in their political leaders and their ability to understand and tackle our prime concerns: examples from the Maclean's-CTV year-end poll. Results...
Ontario and the National Dream 
Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., Ontario and the National Dream, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 21 Apr 1977, 354-364  The danger of not being able to meet fundamental challenges of political and economic survival because of constraints that may not be relevant. A discussion, with examples, based on this theme. Topics covered include maintaining the era of prosperity, productivity, analysis and ideology, Quebec...
Power and the Abuse of Power in Canada 
Text  Roman, Stephen B., Power and the Abuse of Power in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 16 Nov 1978, 83-91  A discussion of the speaker's perspective on the present trends in the exercise of political power. Comments on the legitimate use of power, with a review of various views. Canadian Prime Ministers in the past. Consequences of recent programmes offered without input from the public, e.g. price and...
Perspectives on Politics 
Text  Stephenson, The Hon. Bette, Perspectives on Politics, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 17 Jan 1985, 227-240  On matters that have to do with trust, public life, leadership, and the rights and responsibilities we all share as citizens of Canada. A deterioration in trust in the past two decades. The Washington Post as an example of the news media at its best, and at its worst, but as a disseminator of...
Success in American Companies: Lessons for Canadians 
Text  Waterman, Robert H. Jr., Success in American Companies: Lessons for Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Jan 1984, 207-219  The secret of excellence. The move toward excellence. The role of courtesy. MBWA: Management by Wandering Around. Exemplary anecdotes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Delta, Bata, McDonald's, Arco, Frito-Lay. Successful change programs. Importance of listening, analysing, creating an urgency...
Post-Election Prospects in Canada 
Text  Black, The Hon. Conrad, Post-Election Prospects in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Nov 1993, 158-170  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A view of what Mr. Black feels went wrong with several governments, including those of Pearson, Trudeau, and Mulroney. What Quebec should and shouldn't get, based on what it has already gotten, and the consequences to...
Leadership in Canada Today 
Text  MacDonald, Miss Flora, Leadership in Canada Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 20 Nov 1975, 136-146  A critical review of the current government's record. Suggestions as to how Miss MacDonald's party would handle problems, particularly with regard to the economy. Criteria for effective leadership. What Canadians might expect from postive leadership. Miss MacDonald's qualifications as a leader.
The Coming Year: 1976 
Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., The Coming Year: 1976, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 11 Dec 1975, 170-183  The demanding role of leadership. The need for governments to "strike out in new and different directions." A review of "how far we have come in our present society and what we have managed to accomplish so far." The review covers the previous 25 years. The role of the taxpayer. Responsible...
Leadership 
Text  Owen, The most Reverend Derwyn T., Leadership, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 11 Oct 1934, 57-66  The qualifications for leadership. Reasons for the need of leadership. The need for a leader to care. Reference to the matter of the drive for the Federation of Community Service to take place in Toronto. The duties of leadership. Learning how to obey, to learn self-control, to get control of...
Results, Vision and Values: How CEOs Build Corporate Reputation 
Text  Graham, John, Results, Vision and Values: How CEOs Build Corporate Reputation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 23 Jun 2004, 469-479  The importance and value of reputation. Some reputation lessons learned over the past 30 years by the speaker in working with some of North America's largest companies. Pointing out that these are lessons that apply to any company or any organization regardless of size. How the chief executive...
Canadian Values and the Responsibility that Comes With Leadership 
Text  Morgan, Gwyn, Canadian Values and the Responsibility that Comes With Leadership, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Feb 2006, 350-363  Some personal reminiscences and history of the speaker. Factors in the success in life's journey. Focussing on ethical values and more specifically the critical importance of high ethical values in the people chosen for leadership positions in our country. The importance of strong...
The Importance of Basic Research 
Text  Lazaridis, Mike, The Importance of Basic Research, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 2 Mar 2006, 364-377  The importance of education. Exceeding our own limitations. Factors of stress and competition. Learning the tools of accomplishment. Some history of Research in Motion. The importance of the university environment. Entering an intersting time of paradox - an era of great prosperity. The reality of...
Energy Supply and Demand: The Need for Leadership and Action 
Text  Daniel, Patrick D., Energy Supply and Demand: The Need for Leadership and Action, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 23 Mar 2006, 405-415  Talking about energy - supply, demand, opportunities and challenges. Doing so in the context of the need for visionary leadership in Canada, as well as for bold action. When things are going well as the best time to plan. The lack of vision from political and business leaders and citizens as large...
Accountability in Government 
Text  Harper, The Rt. Hon. Stephen, Accountability in Government, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Apr 2006, 468-480  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The Prime Minister addressed the Empire Club under the following headings: The Need for Change; Our Mission; Our Accomplishments So Far; Our Five Priorities; Greater Accountability in Ottawa; Creating a Public...
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