Terminate? That is too expensive!
Terminate? That is too expensive! I was sitting with a client a couple of weeks ago discussing their current accounting and finance staffing needs. The person I was meeting with shared with me that the current CFO has been with the organization for over twenty years. Started as a junior accountant, progressed throughout the years,…Read More
Branding yourself and your company When you hear the words personal branding, don’t wave it off as a new trend of the marketing gurus. Take note that personal branding is here to stay and will only become stronger with time By now you must already know that you need to treat yourself as a very…Read More
I received this email the oter day from Jonathan Williams, the Gohst Writer, which put a big smile on my face. I am, as I am sure you are guilty of doing the same from time to time. Here it is: “Penny Wise A couple years back, to save money, I hired a mobile mechanic…Read More
What do you think when you see Julia Roberts on the ad for Lancôme’s La Vie Est Belle fragrance? Influencers always existed; we used sports figures, movie stars, models, famous and rich, sexy and beautiful, and other celebs since forever. Jack Benny, Lucille Ball, Ava Gardner, etc, etc, etc. – you name it they did it,…Read More
Wise Words from Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs, founder and CEO of Apple became iconic for many reasons, and although I am not a big fan of rules, these rules resonate with me….. Doing my daily research online I stumbled upon an old article written by Steve Jobs many years ago that he named “12 Rules of Success”, I thought it may…Read More
How to keep your employees
To your surprise one of your top producers handed in their two week notice….. Here are just a few reasons why employees leave ➼Lack of respect or trust and respectOne reason why good employees quit is that they don’t feel like they’re respected or trusted at work. ➼Low payPaying employees only the legal minimum, or below wages is…Read More
Does your head spin around?
Information comes from many different sources. Social media, tv, radio, news sites, newspaper, magazines, websites, eBooks, books, perhaps I missed some. Nowadays with the end/no-end of the pandemic, recession, depression, Russia-Ukraine war, we are faced with “INFORMATION” issues, we are being fed with half truths, misleading information; we are told about food shortages, car shortages,…Read More
Will we resolve all sickness, disease, and medical issues one day?
Am I the only person in the world that thinks that if humanity was to spend $1.89 Trillion dollars in one year on Medical R&D we will resolve all sickness, disease, and medical issues such as Cancer, Cardio and even the FLU within a very short time? ➼ It’s the weekend and we keep seeing these…Read More
Canadian job seekers can find ‘hot jobs’ in unexpected sectors
With all the hype about the war for tech talent – cybersecurity specialists, software developers, big data analysts and the like – Canadian job seekers might not be fully aware of the range of “hot jobs” for non-techies. Recruiting firm Hays Canada reports high demand for executive assistants, law clerks, supply-chain managers and continuous improvement…Read More
I nursed my mother for years. How do I find purpose now that she’s gone?
My mom peacefully passed away last year after a long illness. She was surrounded by family and I tenderly held her soft, warm cheek as she breathed her last breath. Not only was I her daughter, I was also her caregiver. “Now you are free.” A family member uttered these words to me as he…Read More