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In addition to being an accomplished keynoter and seminar facilitator, Merge is an award-winning published author, writing for many well-known organizations and publications. In addition to her books, audio programs and online learning programs, Merge is also a monthly columnist for The Globe & Mail, and has written over 150 articles published in newspapers, and professional and trade magazines, most of which can be accessed below.


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The articles are organized in thirteen main categories. Either go to the category of your choice, or browse through our complete catalog below. Also be sure to visit Merge’s blog which contains numerous posts and discussions in each of these categories.

Merge is a regular columnist for Canada's national newspaper, The Globe & Mail. Approximately once a month, her insightful columns on a variety of leadership issues run in the weekend edition in Business section.  For a period of time, she was also a regular Opinions columnist for Canadian Accountant, Canada’s independent news source for the accounting profession focusing on informational, motivational and aspirational content relevant to finance and other professionals.  For two years, she was a regular contributing leadership columnist to the online version of Profit Magazine.  And for eleven years, Merge wrote a regular column titled Further than Figures (Savoir-être in French) for CGA Magazine, a glossy print magazine read by over 75,000 professional accountants and their associates. Merge's columns cover various topics in “soft skills”, mostly in different areas of leadership and communication.

Merge has also written articles for FMI Journal, Landscape Trades Magazine, and several other professional periodicals. In 2004, Merge was awarded the Alan G. Ross Award for Writing Excellence for her article in FMI Journal titled “Employee Retention and Turnover”. You can find it in the archives below under Leadership Tools.

Change management tools

Communication tools

Leadership tools

Motivation tools

Problem-solving tools

Productivity tools

Recruitment tools

Self-development tools

Social media tools

Team-building tools

Training tools

Tough situation tools

Workplace relationship tools

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