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Mike, Dad and Irrigation

October 4, 2019

By Mike Bossy - September 17, 2019 Irrigation; my father Julien called it “irritation”.  It was a 4-day period of around the clock watering of our tobacco crop.  To me, it was an...

Welcoming the New Team Member

September 25, 2019

Hiring new team members usually means that there is more than enough work for your current team to handle. Which means your team is busy. However, when bringing in new hires, it is important to make...

Parting Ways - Part 2: Spousal Support

September 25, 2019

By Angela Todd This is part 2 of a series on considerations when a couple's relationships comes to an end.  Unlike child support payments, which are not taxable or deductible, spousal support...

Energize Your Team

July 23, 2019

As a leader, it can be challenging to keep your team enthused and engaged. Here are 12 ways to up the energy level of your team:  Lead by example. Be enthusiastic, encouraging, and motivating....

Mental Health in the Workplace: A Worthy Investment

June 25, 2019

The conversation around mental wellness is one we’re engaging in more often, and rightfully so. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) provides the following facts and stats derived from...

Parting Ways

June 24, 2019

By Angela Todd Unfortunately, divorce is a fact of life. There is a strong emotional element that often surpasses the attention given to the monetary or tax side of things. The reality is that...

Championship Parade, Fred Van Vleet and The Democratization of Information and Technology

June 20, 2019

June 17, 2019 - By Mike Bossy I drove down to the Big Smoke today in anticipation of tomorrow’s Strategic Coach session with Dan Sullivan. Two events occurred at the same time.  First, there was...

The Pursuit of Perfection

June 20, 2019

By Emy Brubacher Perfectionism is the continual pursuit of a specific standard. But whose measuring stick are you using? What is perfect for you, may not be perfect for me. While it is noble to want...

Ignoring Difficult Situations Will NOT Make Them Go Away

May 23, 2019

By Emy Brubacher Dealing with difficult situations (or people) is just that, difficult. It is tempting to take the easy route, and just pretend the issue doesn’t exist. Head in the sand. Can’t see...

Kolbe and Team Building

April 16, 2019

By Mike Bossy - April 3, 2019 I recently blogged about a book written by Jay Triano, the first Canadian head coach in the NBA. The book is called “Open Look: Canadian Basketball and Me.” It was a...


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