Category Archives: Training

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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It Doesn’t End with the Sale

So many business people seem to be content with the sale at hand and neglect to build the relationship with the customer or client. The sale is the opportunity to engage them in conversation, learning their needs and where you … Continue reading

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Organizational Health

How often have you reviewed what you do at work?  How often has the business you work for or run reviewed what their work processes look like?  When was the last time you reviewed your position descriptions? All of these … Continue reading

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