Do you have a business plan?

➼ Even the best of business or personal plans gets out of date eventually because conditions/situations change. ➼ Nowadays changes are taking place daily and by the minute, not a day goes by without some changes to the world we live in, yesterdays technology is indeed yesterdays technology, last week’s borders are only as good…

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Do you know all there is to know about your business?

➼ We take it for granted that an athlete trains for hours daily, a musician practices his/her instrument for hours daily, it is expected and anticipated, and we will be amused knowing practice and training was not part of their daily routines. ➼ Similarly, in businesses, your daily practice is expected, anticipated, and indeed required…

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What is a trademark?

Do you realize that Trademarks have been around for a very long time? ➼ Surprising enough, “the first legislative act concerning trademarks was passed in 1266 under the reign of Henry III, requiring all bakers to use a distinctive mark for the bread they sold. The first modern trademark laws emerged in the late 19th…

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Is your LinkedIn profile up to par?

Is your LinkedIn Profile going to stand out to Hiring Managers or HR recruiters? Many people don’t realize how important their LinkedIn Profile is and that recruiters look for a few key things when analyzing a profile.  It’s sometimes worth it to invest more time on your profile than on your resume. After all, the…

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Bell Let’s Talk

Did you know that in any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness and that by age 40, about 50% of the population will have or have had a mental illness? Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day In September 2010, #BellLet’sTalk began a conversation – an advocacy program…

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The “Great Resignation”

Is your business being affected by the ‘great resignation’? ➼Employers now have a greater obligation than in the past to convince existing and would-be employees why they should stay or join their organizations. And there is no evidence to suggest this trend will change going forward. ➼What can companies can do to adapt? ➼It has…

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A Healthy Approach to Hiring That Actually Works

Good cultural matches leads to higher retention. Develop your team from within. Today’s #hiring process is all wrong. Businesses across the board are in search of “experienced hires,” but researchers have found this doesn’t necessarily equate to satisfactory results. The problem, according to Harvard Business Review contributor, Peter Cappelli, is that “#employers spend so much on something so…

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A micromanaging boss is every employee’s worst nightmare

People don’t leave companies; they leave toxic and controlling supervisors. Micromanaging, a counterproductive process in business, is when a supervisor closely monitors and controls the work of their subordinates. It undermines effective management and has become more prevalent in some organizational settings today. It’s particularly evident now in workplaces that have shifted heavily in favour…

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5 Steps To Overcome Pushback At Work

Every person has an opinion. Being able to voice your opinion at work is a sign of a healthy workplace. A healthy organization is also one that can make decisions despite differences in opinion and have its employees move forward with the same determination and commitment to the overall goal. Here are five tips to…

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