4 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

4 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

Have you been thinking about selling your business? There are some things you should determine first before you make any decisions, or you could risk selling for the wrong reasons or the wrong price, which can jeopardize your future wealth and security. Here are four things to consider before deciding to sell your business. Is […]

Our Tactics for Finding a Better Work/Life Balance

Our Tactics for Finding a Better Work/Life Balance

With technology making employees accessible 24 hours a day now, striking a healthy work-life balance can seem next to impossible to achieve. This, combined with the compounding stress of a rising cost of living, an exacerbated competitive job market, and the occasional 50 hour work week, can create some damaging effects on your well-being. Finding […]

5 Ways to Be a More Confident Workplace Leader

5 Ways to Be a More Confident Workplace Leader

Confidence is important to have no matter what line of work you’re in. It highlights your competence, your self-value, your leadership ability, and so much more. A lack of confidence means you’re stuck inside your comfort zone and afraid to look beyond it. This happens to a lot of us since it’s where we feel […]

Tips for a More Productive Summer Workplace

Tips for a More Productive Summer Workplace

Ah, the warm breeze, brighter days and packed patios lined with patrons sipping back cold refreshing beverages make summertime truly the best time of year. It can also be the worst when it comes to productivity in the workplace. With all of the temptations that come along with the improving weather, it can be challenging […]

The New Retirement Age

The New Retirement Age

Sure, you’ve heard forty is the new thirty, but have you heard seventy is the new sixty-five? Not for the same reasons of course – but Canadian lifestyles are shifting nonetheless. With life expectancy on the rise, people are finding it difficult to have enough money to live off well into their eighties and even […]

Finding the Right Work/Life Balance

Finding the Right Work/Life Balance

Striking a healthy work-life balance is an important concept for all of us to achieve – after all, what’s the point in working so hard when you have no time or energy left to actually reap the rewards from it and enjoy your life? Finding the right work-life balance will differ for every individual, but […]

The Dark Days: Keeping Your Staff Moving Until Spring

The Dark Days: Keeping Your Staff Moving Until Spring

Wondering how to keep your staff motivated, energetic, and productive until the brighter days of Spring? Winter time can present some challenges for keeping employees engaged and in a positive state of mind – especially with the holidays behind us and the cold season in full swing. To help you and your staff combat those […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer to Your Team this Christmas

Spreading Holiday Cheer to Your Team this Christmas

If you’ve been feeling more like Scrooge than jolly ol’ Saint Nick lately, now is the perfect time to shake off your “Bah, humbug!” workplace stress and give thanks to your team by spreading some holiday cheer. Although it can be tricky to find the time to celebrate, remember that even small gestures can be […]

Why Practice Yoga?

Why Practice Yoga?

In modern society, we worry. It’s perfectly natural, given that nearly everything we do affects us in the long run. Whether you’re fretting over securing a solid future for your children or are concerned about taxes, it’s important to find the time to release tension and de-stress. You might not have considered it, but yoga […]

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