March 1, 2018
The Next Stage in Life: Preserve, Protect, and Pass On Your Wealth
Success for a business owner is a strange thing. An entrepreneur spends most of his or her life doing things that few others would do, such as working sixteen-hour days, getting a second mortgage to manage through hard times, or...
February 27, 2018
Don’t Be Afraid of Your Competition
It brings a smile to my face when I recall one of my mentors, Kent Smith-Windsor sharing his thoroughbred horse racing analogy with me and relating it to business competition. Purebred horses are trained to race and win, and they...
February 13, 2018
Do You Have a Plan?
Keri and I were out at the Farmer’s Market this past summer, and our favourite carrot vendor had an overabundance of those sweet, delicious garden carrots, so we loaded up. On the other hand, a greenhouse malfunction had taken out...
December 1, 2017
Three insights I learned from Betty-Ann Heggie
First published in the December 2017 & January 2018 edition of Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce BusinessVIEW magazine. Betty-Ann Heggie is Former Senior Vice- President with PotashCorp, Principal of Betty Ann Heggie Womentorship Foundation, Corporate director and professional speaker, Blogger for Huffington Post, Philanthropist and...
October 1, 2017
Three insights I learned from Monica Kreuger
First published in the October & November 2017 edition of Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce BusinessVIEW magazine. Monica Kreuger is the founder, President and Chief Visionary Officer of Global Infobrokers Inc., a firm dedicated to education, entrepreneurship, the environment and global...
September 20, 2017
Maximizing Your Return on Talent Workshop
Stop losing money. Stop losing talent. Seating is limited. Register Now! In just one day, uncover essential (even crucial) components that MUST be re-evaluated to attract and retain your right fit employees. Walk away with the prioritized actions you can...
September 4, 2017
Western Regional Advisory Drug Forum Healthcare Focus Shifting To Outcomes
Image: Members of the Benefits Alliance Group's Western Regional Advisory Drug Forum were, from left: Scott Dedels, Capri Insurance; Faizal Mitha, ES3 Insurance Services Ltd.; David Holm, ONYX Financial Group; John Goode, Belay Advisory; Ian Watson, Fairfield Watson; Connie Wong,...
August 1, 2017
Three insights I learned from Kent Smith-Windsor
First published in the August & September 2017 edition of Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce BusinessVIEW magazine. I recently had the pleasure of attending Kent-Smith Windsor’s retirement party from the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce. He leaves behind a remarkable legacy: 21 years of dedicated...
January 25, 2017
Maximizing Your Return on Talent
Are you confident you are allocating your resources, time and money into the right elements of your total rewards program to maximize your return on talent investment? It is a reality that the level of employee engagement has a direct...