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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.

Business Owners: Beware the Demographic Trap

Posted: January 29, 2019 By: Jenifer Bartman
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, entrepreneur, leadership, business succession, Jenifer Bartman, business leader, Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb

Who will inherit the family business?  What will it be worth when time for transition comes? Why is this issue so difficult to discuss? There are many reasons, but demographic change is bringing it to the forefront and for these reasons, planning needs to happen sooner rather than later, according to a new book by Jenifer Bartman and Evelyn Jacks, entitled Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb.

New and Available in January! Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb

Posted: January 08, 2019
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Real Wealth Management, small business, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, family business, leadership, family wealth, Jenifer Bartman, Defusing the Family Business Time Bomb, business book, tax book

A new book by Jenifer Bartman and Evelyn Jacks will be released next week by Knowledge Bureau. It addresses a common family secret that plagues millions of Canadians from coast to coast: what to do with the family business time bomb at a time when boomers are contemplating retirement.

Gender Equality: Gaps Remain in Leadership

Posted: November 20, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , gender gap, gender equality, Canadian economy, women in business, Canadian business, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, diversity, equality, business management, gender parity

New data shows that tracking gender pay gaps is not a priority for Canadian businesses, despite government efforts to bring the issue to the forefront.