From the President’s Desk

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Connecting with people - team collaboration

As a business networker, this is one of the self-rewarding activities I really enjoy.  Meeting people, some for the first time and others on a regular basis, provides the opportunity to get to know each person' story.  Ask for their story when you meet.  Listen.  Share your story afterwards.  I would like to share a couple of names I have been called when talking about the subject of making connections. The Connector Connecting people together and making introductions to spark a good...

Top 5 instinctive daily habits

Leaders have some of these instinctive habits to help them grow and keep them being successful every day. 1. Communicate Effectively This is the #1 instinctive habit seen in remarkable leaders. Clear and concise communication results in everyone understanding.  Invite the opportunity to ask questions for further clarification as needed.  Each person on the team knows their role, tasks and their expectations. Active listening plays a role here to communicate effectively.  Leaders listen, they ask questions and share what they heard to ensure...

Self Care - don't forget about yourself

Leaders always make everyone else a priority.  They focus on all the tasks at hand and ensure things are being taken care of in a timely fashion.  With this successful philosophy, we tend to forget to make time for ourselves. Leaders Are Passionate When we are passionate about the things we do and the people around us, it is easy for this to consume most of our time.  Thanks to certain special people we interact with, they show us what we cannot...

making your journey Count - What Good Shall I Do This Day?

The Personal Side Enjoying time with the Family, both the good times and the tough times.  The difficult times bring the family closer together sharing memories and emotions on what each day will bring.  Watching Haley and Syd grow into young adults and being part of their journey has been a thrill.  The lovely Carmela has been beside me, supporting me and we are there for each other.  We do our best to balance our personal time away from work and...

YQG Tech Week 2020

Is There A Tech Scene In Windsor? Yes there certainly is!   The week of October 21st was Tech Week with many successful events, sponsors and many professionals joining in to celebrate the Tech Scene in WindsorEssex.  During this week, there were twelve events, over one thousand attendees with thirty partners and sponsors across WindsorEssex and ChathamKent Regions.  It was an epic week ending on the Saturday with the Tech Awards, Nerd Olympics awards and topping it off with the classic GhostBusters...

crm analytics with custom reports

Do you stop and think about what is holding you back?   Look at the other side of this question to determine what motivates you.  Focus on these and work on the other things that prevent you from moving forward. We have talked about removing the nay-sayers and negative energy around you.  Really think about this.  If you find this holds you back, do something about it.  You can ignore, forge ahead or you can get pushed down. It is all up to you to decide. Move Forward! Move...

find your business inspiration

  Set And Maintain High Standards How do leaders set and maintain high standards in their organizations? Successful leaders set high standards for performance and have accountability in place. The key to setting the bar is a balance between high enough standards for team members to successfully reach. Leaders with low or no set standards most likely result in teams with low morale and low success rates. Allowing employees to dictate policies such as time off and work pace levels usually move toward the...

inspirational entrepreneur messaging

  Building Your Circles Building Circles is really  Building Relationships both personally and professionally. Everyone builds relationships on a constant basis and they are built at different levels. The two most important aspects for me are Honesty and Integrity.  Both of these values apply to each relationship, however, there are times when one person may not fully share their agenda.  This leads to the negotiation side of the business relationship. Value And Respect All relationships are valued and respected.  When an error is made or...

we tech alliance in windsor ontario

  Thrilled To Share The Journey It was such a thrill to be the keynote speaker at WEtech' Annual General Meeting to share my perspective of this great organization to the current and new board members.  I brought my passion and I admit, I was a bit more emotional than expected. Here are just a few highlights of AlphaKOR' eleven-year journey with WEtech. Why WEtech Was Started Six IT professionals, five of them entrepreneurs, came together to form a not-for-profit organization in 2008 called Softech...

motivation leads to success in business

  What Are Your Daily Habits? Here are my top 5 daily habits to help me lead, learn and continue to grow.  What separates you as a successful leader or as a successful professional from the rest? Follow-up By now the Building Circles audience knows my golden rule about the 3 keys to following up: follow-up, follow-up and follow-up.  The sooner you embrace this, the sooner you make this part of your everyday makeup, the more successful you are going to be. Are you following...