From the President’s Desk

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Business Leaders must manage their time effectively

How do you manage your time to be more effective? Build Good Habits We have habits that fit our style. Some are good, while others are not so good. How do you change and adapt to be more effective with your time? First thing every morning,  it has become an embedded routine to review the long lists of tasks while creating a new to do list.  It takes discipline to prioritize the most important task first.  Procrastinating is easy so do not fall...

Taking a risk as a leader

Being vulnerable makes you a better leader. Be Confident People prefer their leaders with an appropriate balance of confidence and humility.  Yet, one of the greatest challenges many leaders struggle with is embracing (and revealing) their own vulnerabilities.  Now is the time to be open, candid and caring as a leader.   Show your nurturing side and bring your passion. Being confident while showing your personality will make you a better leader.  People will follow you, respect you and although they may not always...

Dropping off masks for healthcare workers

Why is it important to help each other and the community?  Our community supports our careers, our businesses, our families and we support each other as we deal with this challenging time.  In my mind, the question should be:  Am I doing enough to support each other and the community that has supported me? Everything Helps The AlphaKORians' donated 500 masks to the hardworking nurses at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus. We are so grateful to our brave front-line workers who put...

creating balance in your work life

When a client communicates with you, your team and your organization, are you hearing their message and really listening?  Today it is very important to understand your client' business, their priorities and their sense of urgency.  If you listen closely, you will understand many businesses are reaching out to you to help them deal with this unprecedented challenge we are all facing. Listen Listen to what they are sharing with you.   When a client provides a compliment, understand what sets you and...

Difficult Roads Lead to beautiful destinations inspirational quote

This week more than ever, it is challenging to stay motivated and focused on business as we deal with the challenges of staying safe and healthy.  I am revisiting this subject to help stay on track for your team and your business. Successful people always seem to be motivated.    They are energetic, focused and accomplish great things on a consistent basis, regardless of what gets in the way. What Keeps Us Motivated? Motivated people walk briskly with a purpose and with the...

remote working navigating difficult territory

Leaders have found themselves dealing with their team working remotely during this crisis.  We are asking ourselves what is deemed to be essential and what is non-essential?   Can everyone or almost everyone work safely and securely from home?   These are some of the tough questions we are faced with in addition to the changing world we live in today. Yesterday, we had a webinar on helping to deal with this topic.   Thanks to the WindsorEssex Regional Chamber, WEtech and WindsorEssex Economic...

update to business operations with covid 19

As the global impacts of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) continue to evolve and affect the many communities we serve, so too does our response. Effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020, much of our staff will be working online and remotely from home to practice social distancing and do our part to flatten the curve. Our team is set up to deliver continued full-service to our clients until we are advised by our local health officials. We will continue to engage...

Embrace Change in Red neon

Leaders are facing the harsh reality of changing plans rapidly to deal with all the challenges happening around us today.   We have uncertainties with major worldwide events such as the markets crashing and the COVID-19 Coronavirus.  Which sources and how much information do you take in to formulate your direction? Reactive or Proactive Some leaders are reactive and jump at changing direction immediately, while others take in as much information and decipher it quickly to put together a proactive plan.   Which leader...

Global network- why cybersecurity is so important

This week we are revisiting "The Pendulum Never Stops" topic.  In business, now more than ever, you must keep the pendulum swinging forward!   Yes, there are many challenges and difficult events happening in the world, however, you must figure out how you are going to persevere while ensuring your team and clients are taken care of properly. Choose To Keep Moving Forward In business and in life, you are either moving forward and growing or you are moving backwards and not growing. ...

Never be afraid to reinvent yourself inspirational message on the wall

Are you caught in the same routine and stuck in a rut?  What can you do to be disruptive?  Be the game-changer. Make Stuff Happen When I reflect on my day or week, some things are routine.  Some are embedded in my daily task list.  Other things happen unexpectedly with positive results.  Some things just happen based on your efforts.   Keep making stuff happen! Your Voice Step up and voice your ideas and opinions on what you believe needs to change for the better. ...