October 6, 2021

Key Performance Indicators

Well-designed KPIs and dashboards drive financial success, strategic planning, employee retention and efficiency What gets measured gets managed. It’s a common saying, and for good reason. Data is crucial in today’s business world—the key to everything from growing sales and profits to implementing a business strategy, retaining employees and increasing operational efficiency. But many businesses fail…

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September 13, 2021

Checklist for avoiding IT security breaches

The most pressing information technology security problem facing Canadian entrepreneurs is not computer hackers. The majority of security breaches actually come from a company’s own employees. They’re usually not doing it on purpose, though: Most breaches are accidents, such as an employee mistakenly emailing confidential client information outside the company, a cashier leaving a customer’s credit…

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August 16, 2021

5 Tips on Implementing a Strategic Plan

You’ve done the hard work of creating a strategic plan for your business. Now what? If your company is like many others, the plan will sit on a shelf, ignored. The phenomenon has a name: Failure to implement. It’s like having a roadmap to your destination, but never getting in your car to drive there….

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July 26, 2021

How to create a high-performance culture

1. Clarify values and communicate them every day Establishing values and tying it to your everyday activities makes a company a better place to work and more profitable. Shared values will drive your behavior day in and day out. The values you define for your company actually contribute to the overall success of your company….

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