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Iceland

What business can learn from Iceland’s Model?

What business can learn from Iceland’s Model? How did a country of 330,000 qualify and compete with the best in the world of Soccer? Iceland has roughly 20,000 potential players. Canada has nearly a million. Iceland finished one point ahead

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Grey V Train

Are you on the grey v train? Baby Boomers are going Grey. They have time and money. Will they spend it with you? The over 60 group is the fastest growing group in Canada and the USA, in fact in

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Horizontal organization

Horizontal organization

Do you have a horizontal organization? If so, does it have a few layers? Many small or medium sized businesses have evolved into this standard. However, “everyone reports to me” is not an effective structure. You may be wondering why

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Risk adverse

How risk adverse are you?

How risk adverse are you? A simple test. How do you deal with risk? As a business owner you are exposed to far more risk than the average employee. Entrepreneurs, as a class, are often identified as risk takers. You

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Public Speaking

Mouse or the Lion

Influencing through your Public Speaking style (OR not!) How do you really sound when you speak publicly? Do you intend to speak like a magnificent Lion and actually come across squeaking like a mouse? If you have ever recorded your

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is the BIG DEAL

For todays busy executive the idea of learning about emotional intelligence may seem to be a luxury that they never get around to. It may also seem that we hear so much about emotional intelligence these days that we already

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Eustress vs Distress

Eustress vs Distress

Did you know that there are two categories of stress? The two categories of stress • Eustress • Distress Eustress is the good stress that motivates you to continue working. Stress can be a motivator and provide incentive to get

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Negotiating with Employees

Negotiating with Employees

Negotiating with Employees Have you negotiated with your employees? Probably more than you realize. Every interaction with your team is a negotiation. Everything you tolerate…you endorse. If your employee is underperforming, showing up late, ignoring your instructions, it is usually

Things to Know Before You go into an Interview

Things to Know Before You go into an Interview First things first; are you hiring or want to be hired? Chances are that if you want to be hired, you have done a lot of preparation for this interview, perhaps,

Birth Order and Being Bossy

Birth Order and Being Bossy

Birth Order and Being Bossy Do you ever wonder your birth order has an effect on whether you are bossy, a team player or agreeable? If fact, some say that birth order has more to do with your personality development