Category Archives: Training

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

When we hear someone talk about entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial spirit we often think of this brave individual charging off in the world of ideas, ready to venture out on his/her own.  What we don’t think of is the employee … Continue reading

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People Skills

The ‘soft skills’ within an organization can be the difference between success and failure.  Many times, soft skills are only thought of in sales situations in which employees are engaging with current or potential customers.  What is sometimes forgotten is … Continue reading

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A Hand Up

Small business is the backbone of British Columbia employing 1 million workers or 40% of the working population and accounts for 33% of the GDP.  By definition small business is a business of fewer than 50 employees.  In 2015, 79% … Continue reading

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Murphy was an Optimist

Ever have technology fail, just as you start a meeting?  The conference phone starts to act up dropping callers or interrupting with statically outbursts.  Or the laptop battery runs out part way through a meeting, and you didn’t bring your … Continue reading

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Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®

If you are wanting to make changes in your life as a promise to yourself in 2017, a place to start for you might be the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®.  Understanding how you and others communicate and make decisions certainly helps … Continue reading

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Denial?

It is interesting talking to some business owners about bullying and harassment, especially those with staff.  When I ask some if they are in compliance with Bill 14, the WorkSafeBC legislation on bullying and harassment in the workplace they reply, … Continue reading

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It Matters!

What happens when an employee leaves your business is, for the most part, up to you.  What happens after they leave is a reflection of their experience with your organization. Hopefully it will be a positive one. Working in an … Continue reading

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