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A Baby Animal for Christmas? 3 Mistakes to Avoid if You Want a Happy Healthy Pet for Life
What an exciting present, the best gift ever! Maybe you’re thinking “what a wonderful gift, a baby animal!” could be for your child.  Maybe they’ve been begging and nagging and reminding you to get them their…
How to Build Your Own Pet Drinking Fountain
Did you know that water should make up 60-70% of an adult pet’s body weight? But pets are hit-and-miss drinkers at the water bowl. They can leave more water on the floor than what ends up in their mouth… It takes…
Safe Travel During the Holidays: Why You Should Consider a Limo
Safe travel has a whole new meaning this year. We all used to worry about things like seatbelts and arriving at our destination safely. These things are still just as important as ever. But now, we also worry about…
How to Make Your Virtual Christmas Party Safe & Jolly for Everyone
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and time with our family and friends. For many of us, it is also the season of the corporate Christmas party. The corporate party should be a time for relaxing, getting to know your…
Develop a Leader’s Mentality
What makes a manager great? In this guide, Scott Miller, together with his co-authors, Todd David and Victoria Roos Olsson – who are all executives at FranklinCovey – educates and enlightens new managers on the best…
Your Family Food Legacy
She followed her recipes to the T. No substitutions or strange additions were ever made. The post Your Family Food Legacy appeared first on Alicia…
Why I’m done with Diet-Culture and you can be too.
The entry stories into Diet-Culture are endless… “I was 10-years-old when my mother dragged me into my first Weight Watchers meeting” “My brother had cheese sandwiches and cookies for lunch, while I was given…
Outsourced Bookkeeping for Restaurants: 5 Key Benefits
You can run the front and back of house without blinking, but when it comes to bookkeeping for restaurants, it’s a whole new ballgame. We often hear from restaurant owners who are overwhelmed, intimidated, and…
Are You Communicating With Your Employees, Or Are You Hiding?
Are you communicating with your employees, or are you hiding? Hugh Culver of Blog Works ask me how I was coping with #COVID19 Hugh is a thoughtful friend and facilitated an easy…
3 Tips To Be Exceedingly Human When Facing Cruel & Pointless Mindgames
“COVID-19 is like running a marathon with no finish line. In any feat of endurance, humans want to see the goal – and in the pandemic, we’re not there yet, despite the breakthroughs in vaccine research. Staying in…
How to Start the Succession Planning Conversation
(Source: Canola Digest October 2020) Farm families are stuck when it comes to getting folks to the kitchen table to talk about timelines for transition of labour, management and ownership of the farm. As a farm family…
How Human Resources Leaders can be Business Pioneers
Are you still trying to move the needle on ‘employee engagement’ numbers? Human resource leaders have been tasked with bumping up the approval ratings on engagement surveys for far too long… They’ve been asked…
How To Manage Paycheck Protection Program Loans Through A Change Of Business Ownership
An October 2020 announcement from the SBA details how to handle paycheck protection program loans (PPP loans) during a business change of ownership. If you’re a business owner who has received PPP loans and you’re…
How are Limousine Companies Combatting COVID-19?
Limousine companies are taking active steps to keep passengers and drivers safe during COVID-19. Here's what we're doing at our own company! The post How are Limousine Companies Combatting COVID-19? appeared first on…
BHRT is a Movement – It’s Not Going Away
The post BHRT is a Movement – It’s Not Going Away appeared first on BHRT Training…
Working Your Creative Thinking Muscle
Creative thinking starts with a challenge, and working that creative muscle isn't always easy. There are many kinds of thinking: big-picture thinking, focused thinking, strategic thinking, bottom-line thinking – to…
3 Things To Do Before Making Your New Year’s Resolutions
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How to create a transformative personal brand
‘Personal brand’ is an overused, increasingly meaningless term. What it should stand for is clarity in who you are, and what you stand for. But it has been co-opted by the get-rich-quick-self-help crowd, and…
Dynamic Reteaming: The Art and Wisdom of Changing Teams
Organizations have to adapt to change. How you adjust to company growth and contraction and employee turnover will greatly affect your company’s success. Heidi Helfand, a corporate coach, researched the challenges of…
Take Those Pants Off!!
In coming up with what is truly important for you, your past actions reflect what in subtle ways. The post Take Those Pants Off!! appeared first on Alicia…
Eat for Pleasure without Guilt this Holiday. Follow the Intuitive Eating Bill of Rights
Food and celebration are always around this time of year.  And, believe it or not are right around the corner.  My mother always told me when I was a kid, that time would fly by as I got older.  I never believed…
5 Virtual Event Best Practices You Can’t Miss
We share our top five virtual event best practices to help you pull off your next remote event or meeting without a hitch! The post 5 Virtual Event Best Practices You Can’t Miss appeared first on…
Reflective Thinking Empowers Leadership
"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions: both dispense with the necessity of reflection."- Henri Poincare  The Best Solutions Are Not Obvious In challenging times,…
Spoiled Farm Children and Farm Succession: How to Stop the Temper Tantrums
As founders, we all want our farm children to be happy and successful. To make them happy, we’re often drawn to giving them what they want. But by the time they become adults, we also hope they’re grateful for the…
Are You A Bosshole? Or Do You Work For One?
The Urban Dictionary describes a Bosshole as “an employer of a particularly evil nature, completely devoid of empathy or concern for anyone else. The deadly hybrid of boss and asshole.” Keep reading to find out if…
Financial Planning Week – Interview with Greg Pollock, President and CEO of Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada
The post Financial Planning Week – Interview with Greg Pollock, President and CEO of Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada appeared first on Betty-Anne…
Financial Planning Week – Interview with Paul Nazareth, VP Education and Development, Canadian Association of Gift Planners
The post Financial Planning Week – Interview with Paul Nazareth, VP Education and Development, Canadian Association of Gift Planners appeared first on Betty-Anne…
A Dentist’s Guide to Hiring a CPA
Hiring a CPA can be one of the greatest gifts you’ll give yourself and your dental practice. Today, we’ll cover three steps to finding the right fit for. A healthy smile is a key to confidence and you love helping…
51 Inspirational Quotes For Difficult Times
The post 51 Inspirational Quotes For Difficult Times appeared first on…
How To Sell Your Business: 8 Steps To Help You Clarify The Process And Minimize Headaches
So you’re an owner figuring out how to sell your business…overwhelmed? Don’t worry, that’s normal. Selling a business can be a complex and frustrating task if you don’t spend a little bit of time gathering the…
Not Another “How to Cut 300 Calories from Your Thanksgiving Dinner” Article
Oh puleaaase! Not another “news” segment about how to cut 300 calories from your Thanksgiving dinner! (In fact, all those tips for holiday eating are so annoying!) Cut 300 calories from your Thanksgiving dinner? The…
(Re)writing your company policies? Take these 3 steps
Were your company policies written for misbehaving toddlers? Believe it or not, that’s how far too many policies and procedure manuals come across to employees. Leaders often rely on policies that try to enforce…
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