Budgeting 101: Numbers Don’t Lie
Companies and organizations can do themselves a favour by preparing annual budgets after a tax review. Reflecting on the previous year and planning for the next year is necessary, but can be difficult, for any organization (a family, small or large business) without a formal budget in place. But people are … Read More »
There are few things more discouraging than a phone call or email advising, “Sorry, you didn’t get the job”. It especially stings if you felt you performed well in the interview and it was for a job you really wanted.
So, what went wrong? You don’t have to wonder. In fact, we recommend you follow up … Read More »
The main driver, arguably, of the Canadian economy is its labour force. Canadian workers fuel industry, services, IT, resource development and especially help small businesses thrive in a sometimes, volatile market environment. But the landscape is changing. As the population ages, and demographics change and grow, the pool from which businesses can hire domestic labour … Read More »
A common fear among many managers is that if they don’t do the work themselves then it won’t get done properly. After all, when an employee fails, that failure reflects directly on the manager.
But failing to delegate is a recipe for manager burnout, department turnover, and poor productivity. And yet, delegating effectively is not as … Read More »
Goals: They are what motivate us to persevere and continue with tasks that are otherwise mundane, difficult, or unfulfilling. They help us to feel in control of our lives and give us direction.
Goal setting is a concept that was first developed by Englishman Alec Mace. His studies from 1935, were the first to suggest that … Read More »