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From the President’s Desk

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  Did you enjoy Christmas and are you still on Holidays until the New Year?  Some businesses are closed this week while many businesses are open today, tomorrow, Friday and some on Saturday. This is the time of year to spend time with family, friends and those you care most about.  We are fortunate to have two families to enjoy two big dinners with!  We spent time at my parents on Christmas Eve and at my in-laws on Christmas Day.   It is always...

  How do you balance work and the holidays? The calendar in December is filled with holiday company events, customer appreciation events, holiday networking events, friends and family holiday events and many others. How many events can you attend and how many do you want to attend? Finding the right balance between work and holiday commitments can be challenging. When clients and suppliers invite you for their appreciation events, it is important to make the effort to attend.  Don't forget to wish them...

  Are you caught in the same routine and stuck in a rut?  What can you do to be disruptive?  The game-changer? When I reflect on my day or week, some things are routine, actually they are embedded in my daily task list.  Other things happen unexpectedly and some things just happen based on effort.   Keep making some things happen! Step up and voice your ideas and opinions on what you believe needs to change for the better.   Execute your ideas and see...

  Sometimes you come across a speaker that motivates and inspires you and leaves you with some good nuggets to think about.   Last week, I enjoyed listening to Simon Sinek's motivational presentation on being a leader thanks to a good friend who sent me the link. Some of Simon's highlights I jotted down on my list on being a better leader I'd like to share with you below. Never sacrifice the people for the numbers.  Sacrifice the numbers for the people.  When people feel...

  When you stop to think about it, what are you giving up for success?  I know it is all about finding the right balance, however, something has to give when you are achieving something great. Give Up Your Time There are no shortcuts to success and you must give up some of your time along the way.  The challenge is we do not necessarily know what to give up.  To be an expert or a master in a craft it takes about...

  How many presentations do you make and how many do you attend?   What makes a good presentation?   What makes it memorable?   How do you make presentations fun? We attend many presentations and we may have to speak at many presentations.  The ones where the presenter reads the slide deck just don't seem to stick out as much as the ones where they told a story.   Telling the story connects the presenter to the audience and brings the emotional part to the...

  How do you build relationships? It sounds easy to build relationships.  We are doing this all the time in virtually everything we do.  These relationships are casual and they come and go over time.  Relationships like this happen with friends, groups you belong to and in business. How do you build good relationships? Some of us can build good relationships.   In business, these relationships build loyal customers who support us on an ongoing basis.  We value these relationships.  The  majority of people are...

  Do you get caught up in people who just do not get it?   Do not let them stop you and do not let them drag you down with them.   Take the high road!   Always take the high road. Keep focused and move forward in the right direction.   Most people will eventually figure them out and will be back on board to support you.  Make it impossible for anyone to support those who do not get it.   Think about that before reading...

  Lists Always my favourite thing is my list of to do tasks.  Do you have lists that you create every day and check off items as you complete them?  I am known for my lists.  Everything goes on a list in either First In First Out (FIFO) sequence or in order of priority depending on the nature of the item. I have a daily list, a list to do at home, on the weekend and a personal list.  Lists help you stay on...

  The other day, I met an associate for lunch at a place he suggested.   It was my first time there.  The decor, the greeter, the food and our server were all very good.  I used the restroom and was a bit surprised to see the paper hand towel roll near depletion.   The patrons the day before must have missed the garbage can as evident by the number of paper towels on the floor and the garbage can was more than...