Take Responsibility For Your Vision
I was once catching a flight out of Winnipeg and I met Gavriella. At the age of twenty-two Gavriella emigrated from Israel to Canada in search of freedom and the opportunity to live a life that she perceived impossible if she remained in Israel. Our paths crossed when Gavriella, working at a kiosk in the […]READ MORE
The Lines are Blurring. Have You Checked Your Vision?
It was only in the last two weeks that Facebook announced the launch of their workplace communications platform called Workplace, and I for one am not surprised. Not that I predict Facebook is the next best thing in communication, although having streams of information that include text, video and visuals is much better than sorting […]READ MORE
Stop Worrying About Today and Focus on Tomorrow
If you’ve been following recent statistics on millennials in the workplace, you’ll know that as of today there are more millennials working across North America than there are Baby Boomers. In fact, by 2020 it is predicted that nearly 40% of the North American workforce will be millennials. What does this mean to you? Well, […]READ MORE
Why is Everyone So Uptight?
You may have noticed during the past few weeks that the back to school sales have begun. To some, the return of the school year marks the end of long summer nights, sandy beaches and impromptu family outings. In business, back-to-school has significance as well. Namely, employees returning from vacation, projects picking up speed, and […]READ MORE
Slow and Steady Doesn’t Win the Race
From a very young age, we’re taught that slow and steady wins the race — the key message suggested in the fable of the Tortoise and the Hare. In the world of business, however, being slow is a losing move. Think about it… Being slow can be the difference between capturing market share, or not Being […]READ MORE
What You Failed to Consider…
It’s summer here, at least in the northern part of the hemisphere where I live. For a handful of months each year we get to enjoy warmth, sunshine, and all of the things that are great about summer – let’s go Blue Jays! (Lol) I find that as a result of summer holidays, extended weekends, […]READ MORE
THIS is Why Your Customers Leave…
I had to drop my car off at my local dealer this past weekend due to a highly annoying squeal in the brakes. I gave very little notice but fortunately they squeezed me in. When I arrived to pick the car up they had take the wheels off, done a few things (that I would […]READ MORE
How Do I Really Get My Employees to Care?
We had a great question come in this week for the second edition of “Saturday Morning Soapbox” – my new Periscope talk everyone Saturday at 9am EDT. How do I really get my employees to care about my customers? A great question many leaders I’m sure are wondering! Well, you have start always with – […]READ MORE
Your Supervisors Are Unconscious
Have you ever completed a self-assessment such as DiSC, Strengths Finder or Myers Briggs? If you have, the biggest take away that you likely had is that [Tweet “Who you are (your behavior, thoughts, ideas) are unique to you.”] Now it’s important that I mention that although I do use assessments such as these to […]READ MORE
Will These Emerging Trends Influence Your Business?
This past week I spent Wednesday with a group of global consultants in New York City discussing emerging trends in the global marketplace and more specifically their impact on our clients. Some of the predictions that came from the group were quite intriguing, bringing clarity to the areas of opportunity that CEOs should be considering […]READ MORE