Month: December 2017

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Looking Back to Move Forward

On Your Mark, Get Set, Review! Does this sound familiar? It’s December and we start taking stock of our year-long activity, what worked well, what didn’t, and what could have been done better. We get a bit anxious about the new year around the bend, excitement builds with new beginnings in mind, and we might...

Know Your Audience: Plan to Turn Opportunities into Success
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Know Your Audience: Plan to Turn Opportunities into Success

Know Your Audience: Plan to Turn Opportunities into Success Opportunity Several years ago, a close business colleague gave me some very good advice on opportunity. I wanted to launch a critical workplace program, but was struggling to score some facetime with my executive sponsors. I felt these sponsors weren’t giving me the opportunity to move...

Minimum Wage Increases and its Impact
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Minimum Wage Increases and its Impact

Minimum wage will be rising in Ontario, and with that comes rising costs. Some suggest that we will actually be putting more spending dollars into consumers’ pockets and spurring more spending. Whatever the outcome, there will be a direct hit to overhead costs, even if spending will bring in more money at the till. To...

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Connecting With Everything DiSC

Connecting With Your Audience Now that you’ve developed a plan on how to execute an idea, you need to connect with your audience. An effective way to do this is through Everything DiSC, a great suite of tools designed to help learners discover their own priorities as well as the priorities of others. The Everything...