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Soft Skills Series - Influence & Persuasion

posted on March 23, 2018

Please join us April 5 & 24 for the next Soft Skills sessions on Influence & Persuasion.

Increasingly leaders and professionals need to function within cross-functional teams and shared accountability. Relying simply on hierarchical power to achieve goals no longer applies. Leaders need to hone the craft of influencing others.  This session covers tactical tools and strategies to increase your influence with colleagues and clients to help you be more collaborative, address needs, improve relationships and achieve mutual success.

Webinars begin promptly at 10:30am. Cost for IBAN members is $30+HST.

To register, please CLICK HERE

YBNL Trivia Night - Get your THINK ON!

posted on March 19, 2018

Join the YBNL for a great night of trivia on April 26, 2018 at The Sundance in St. John's! For more information, and to register, please click here

Soft Skills Webinar Series - Managing Change

posted on February 28, 2018

Please join us on March 7 & 21 for our Soft Skills Series on Managing Change.

Change is the norm of today's business environment, however change is only as effective as people's readiness and ability to adapt to and to thrive in a new environment. These webinars are designed to help leaders and employees guide or influence their team and learn how they can effectively facilitate change and support their team in the process. These webinars will take a practical approach to help leaders be pro-active and responsive to the impact of change.

Specifically, you will learn how to:

1) Understand the process of change and the impact it plays;

2) Develop effective techniques for supporting oneself and others through change to help create a more resilient team and minimize resistance;

3) Understand and have some effective communication strategies to facilitate change.

To register, please CLICK HERE

CSIO - eDelivery Platform Webinars

posted on January 26, 2018

CSIO is pleased to invite you to attend an informational webinar introducing our eDelivery platform. This webinar will provide you with an opportunity to learn how the platform works and address any questions you may have.

The session is offered at no cost to IBAN members

eDelivery features to be covered off include:


  • Available to brokers at no additional cost
  • Customers receive a secure email with their policy document attachments and a link to download eSlips to their mobile phone
  • Simple consumer experience – no apps, portals or log-ins required (click to watch video)
  • Co-branded emails with both brokerage and carrier logos
  • Ability to customize email design and messaging
  • Supports desktop/laptop computers, tablets and mobile devices
  • Reporting dashboards
  • Notifies brokers of successful/unsuccessful delivery of emails directly in the customer file in their BMS
  • Available integration with BMS platforms – vendors have been provided with the required technical documentation



Soft Skills Series - High Performing Teams

posted on January 25, 2018

Please join us for the next sessions of our Soft Skills Series - High Performing Teams. Webinars will take place February 5,10:30am for Part 1, and February 20,10:30am for Part 2.

Leaders need to understand what makes a high performing team, what is missing in their own team and have the skills and confidence to facilitate strategies such as how to create healthy tension, tackle dysfunction and accelerate trust.  Specifically these two webinars will help leaders to:

 Understand leadership principles and techniques that build strong teams.

  • Gain insight into the behaviours of successful team leaders and self-reflect on where you need to grow and develop to be a more effective leader.
  • Develop an understanding of current team dynamics, what stage the team is in and what it will take to become higher performing.
  • Understand how to deal with challenging team dynamics and situations.


To register, please click here

Coffee & Conversation - Are you Leading a Digital Life?

posted on January 25, 2018

Are you Leading a Digital Life?

During this imformative session, you will learn about:

1. Your brand, your skills, and the role that volunteerism plays in creating your personal brand

2. Your Digital Life - People are watching! What are they thinking about you and why?

3. The secrets of social selling to prospect effectively



Linda Meldrum, CIP - Account Executive, Aon

Linda has over 25 years of insurance industry experience and is currently an Account Executive with Aon in Atlantic Canada. She is a Past President of IINS, served on the Board of Governors with IIC and has instructed 7 of the 10 CIP courses.

Becky Davison, B.Comm., MBA - Marketing Manager, Halifax Chamber of Commerce

Becky has 16 years experience in event management, real estate and publication production. She has found her niche helping businesses grow through developing networks in Halifax. She has Master's of Business Administration from St. Mary's University and a Bachelor Commerce from Dalhousie and is a lifelong learner.


For more information,and to register, please click here

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