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IS YOUR BUSINESS AGILE ENOUGH TO PROSPER?

  Large and small businesses alike can benefit from reviewing their processes to establish more fluidity in their business approach and re-activeness. Being able to ‘turn on a dime’ has never been truer than trying to maintain prosperity in an ever-changing environment. Louis Carter, Founder of Best Practice Institute, narrowed […]

Avoid Hiring Toxic Employees

  Business owners and managers can unite in their understanding of how toxic employees can cause a flood of negativity either towards other staff members or the work environment. This strain can lead to the loss of great employees, or business owners closing shop to avoid dealing with these types […]

Star Sales Skills

  In almost every industry, sales skills are important. Mechanics need sales skills to drive in customers, technicians need sales skills to ramp up business, and sales people themselves eat, sleep and breathe sales. What separates a good sales person from a poor one? Here at NLG, we want to […]

On Reaching Your Potential

  Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. -Vince Lombardi Goal setting can be a tedious task. We all have ideals we want to reach; yet sometimes they seem far away. We may ourselves know that the very goal we set for ourselves is […]

Ace that Job Search!

Summer is the time of year many people look for new jobs. Maybe it’s the spring air, the feelings of newness? Maybe you are a new grad looking for your first career? Maybe you’re simply looking for a change? Whatever the reason, here at NLG, we want to help you […]

Tackling Fear like a High-Achiever

  “Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” Easier said than done right? Fear is an emotion that holds us back from reaching our goals and living to our full potential. It can stop us in our tracks and prevent us from applying for […]

Initiative: How to Develop this Desirable Skill

  If you’ve been job-hunting, you may have realized that one big thing employers look for in their employees is initiative. Initiative is the ability to take charge and complete your tasks independently, to be a “self-starter”. While the definition is helpful, it doesn’t exactly clarify what a self-starter looks […]

Wanted: Skilled Workers

  Across Canada skilled trade workers are in shortage. This has been a running theme for months and the pattern only seems to keep progressing. Some steps are being taken to try to resolve the shortage and meet demand, however. For example, Skills Ontario recently brought on a new CEO, […]

What Makes a Good Manager?

Being in a leadership position presents its own unique set of challenges. Not only do you have duties and tasks to complete, but also you must manage a group of people and help them work strongly together as a team. In any organization, there are certain qualities a manager should […]

Qualities You Need in Your Business Coach

You may know the benefits of a business coach but how exactly do you pick the right one? You want someone who will understand you and your business and help take you to the Next Level.   So, what do you need in that coach? Inside Business offers a list […]