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Thought Leadership: Six Steps for Upping Your Game

Posted: February 25, 2019 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , thought leadership, leadership development, Business Builder Retreat, Executive Business Growth Specialist, team building, company culture

It’s lonely at the top. You’ve heard this before and perhaps you are experiencing it now. Leadership is not easy, in fact, it is downright tough most days. Yet if you are destined to lead - and you can evolve your skills to continuously improve over time - you will learn to soar. Not just because you are succeeding, but because everyone around you is.

Thought Leadership: Five Tips on Building Team Culture

Posted: February 12, 2019 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Evelyn Jacks, thought leadership, business development, leadership, Executive Business Growth Specialist, team culture

For many organizations – especially those in the tax and financial services – now is the time to build team culture in advance of a busy season of client interaction. Success of the team depends on so many factors including the right skills, processes and evaluation. For leaders of the team, there are five essential steps to building team culture in good times and bad.

10 Reasons to Prioritize Succession Planning

Posted: February 05, 2019
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, business succession, business leadership, Joanne Sigurdson, Jenifer Bartman, Executive Business Growth Specialist, Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb

Family businesses are facing the most explosive challenge in a generation.  A new book by Jenifer Bartman and Evelyn Jacks addresses the challenge head on, and explains how advisors and their clients who are business leaders can defuse this potential time bomb: late succession planning.  Advisors can also shore up their professional skills by studying the problem in depth in a new certificate course from Knowledge Bureau.

Legalized Marijuana May Present New Business Liabilities

Posted: November 12, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, Human rights, Small Business, disability awareness week, entrepreneur, Business Builder Retreat, business law, Philippe Richer, business owner, business liabilities, accomodating addiction, Executive Business Growth Specialist

Cannabis problems at work? It’s one grey area that remains following Canada’s recent marijuana legalization, and employers need to know their obligations with regard to accommodating employees with addictions. Lawyer Philippe Richer weighs in on this important employment issue, which he says is the single largest area of potential liability for businesses.

Small Businesses in Canada are Growing: Take the Leap into Entrepreneurship!

Posted: July 10, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, entrepreneur, CE summits, proprietorships, Executive Business Builder Program, business growth, Canadian conferences, starting a business, leadership development, leadership retreat, Executive Busisness Builder Retreat, Paynet, business debt

Despite trends leaning towards an increase in self-employment over the next few years, the current state of the economy has some Canadians questioning whether it’s the smart financial choice for them. According to a new report from Paynet’s Canadian Small Business Lending Index, the potential for private business growth is positive, making self-employment a smart choice for those considering taking the leap.

Business Leaders: It’s Critical to Continue to Hone Key Skills

Posted: May 01, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writing Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, entrepreneur, leadership education, leadership, business growth, business courses, leadership retreat, business builder, courses for small business owners, successful leadership, grow your business

Do you have leadership goals, despite your experience? Do you want to continue to develop as a more effective leader as you grow your career and build your business? There are now three new ways to do so, all in one exciting program.