Why you should enlist others to help you identify opportunities for change, By John Milgram, President, Aexcel Corporation | Even the best leaders develop blind spots—areas in which you do not see yourself or your organization’s situation realistically. These blind spots, or lack of awareness, could potentially cause great damage to your company and all the people who depend on it.
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When you are just too busy and need that last minute advice on gifts, Harmony Thiessen has the best 10 staff gifts making the grade for Christmas in 2009. But hurry! Time is of the essence. Read More
How do companies inspire only 29% of their employees to care? Here's 3 easy ways. They must be easy as so many companies do them. Now, if you want to inspire 71% of your employees to care...there are 3 easy ways listed, too. Read More
For BC Canada readers: Free employee training is offered by the BC government through a local chain of agencies. Employee training can boost sales in an economic slump where other marketing efforts may face tight scrutiny. Read More
Joining a new company and learning the ropes can be stressful for new employees. However, faster the employees are comfortable with their new position, the quicker they will begin contributing to your company's growth. Orientation programs are essential to making the process smooth and stress free. Whether you make electrical components or run a timber and wood business, the following tips will h Read More
Today's podcast interview is with Dr. Denis Cauvier bestselling author of the ABCs of Making Money. The podcast interview is on his new book Hired 2.0 - Recruiting Exceptional Talent at the Speed of Light and explores how social media, social networking and Generation Y has changed the way we need to approach recruiting, hiring and keeping great staff. Denis is a long time associate and friend of Read More
Diversity in the workplace will demand a new work culture. Business owners must be prepared for the changes and engage the process or have a difficult time doing business. Read More

I know what you're thinking. Despite it all, you've had a decent year. You deserve a little something for all that hard work. That gorgeous Callaway FT-5-TH driver, for example, would be pretty sweet out on the links. Okay, Tiger, that's fine... if you're somehow connected to the PGA.

Well, here's 5 must-haves you, your successful CEO, should have.
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4. Praise early, often and late. Harvard Business Management offers a Tip of the Day. And a recent one listed 3 Tips for Giving Praise that Motivates. The three tips were excellent: 1. Be Specific. 2. Praise with Actions, Not... Read More
A CV is without doubt one of the most important tools in a job seekers arsenal! It amazes me what little effort many people put into creating such an important document. Very often I see CVs that have been thrown together in a hurried frenzy years ago. Then to make a poor CV worse, the job seeker attaches a few lines of their most recent job and t Read More
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