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This team activity allows you to creatively demonstrate the power of a collective vision. It works with any size group and requires about 5 minutes. You will need easel paper and a marking pen.

Years ago I asked a young relative what he wanted to do after he completed his education. His response was: “I want to own my own business”. “That’s great,” I said. “But why?”

According to Statistics Canada, over 1,000 people turn 65 every single day which means more people are contemplating retirement now than ever in history.  Studies show that some are thinking about working beyond the traditional age of retirement, while others … Continue reading

This week, Joe and I are doing our strategic planning in beautiful Palm Beach Shores, FL.  We work in the morning and then “play” in the afternoon, soaking up the sun (although I hear a cold front is moving in…..drat!).

This past summer I was surprised to hear that so many organizations in PEI do not allow the current trends in business (like social media) in their organizations. I wonder: did they not allow calculators, credit cards, automobiles or telephones … Continue reading

Based on my experience and statistics from the Gallup organization, over 70 per cent of all dysfunctional employee behaviour is caused by their manager, or the management culture. Whether you are looking for engaged employees, or staff that will provide … Continue reading