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Feb 14, 2018
Wholehearted Leadership Opinion: 4 kinds of leaders
David MacLean

Do you know what kind of leader you are? Do you know the difference between how you are naturally wired to lead and how you choose to lead? There are myriad models explaining the various kinds of leadership styles, management roles...

Feb 13, 2018
DIY Management: How to handle office romances
Felicity Stone

1. Accept human naturePeople spend so much time at work that it’s inevitable they become friends, Pau notes. “What’s the difference between becoming best friends versus becoming boyfriend and girlfriend?” she asks. Anderson points out that there’s nothing inherently wrong...

Feb 6, 2018
Second annual Pitch for the Purse competition enters final round
Nathan Caddell

Valerie Song enters an upstairs room at the Vancouver Club and eyes a pitcher of water. Filling a glass, she takes a massive swig. “I needed that,” Song gasps between gulps. “I’m also feeling…hungry.”No wonder. Less than an hour ago...

Feb 5, 2018
Wholehearted Leadership Opinion: Why the relentless pursuit of excellence matters
David MacLean

What do Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc. have in common? George Blankenship, of course. Blankenship worked with both globally iconic brands as a senior executive. I recently had the pleasure of listening to him speak at our global leadership conference in San Diego. Blankenship had...

Feb 2, 2018
What to put on your business agenda in February 2018

IAP2 BC DEEP DIVE 2018—VANCOUVER ISLANDThe West Coast chapter of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Canada is hosting a seminar in collaboration with the Canadian Public Relations Society’s Vancouver Island branch (CPRS-VI). The event is geared toward helping...

Feb 1, 2018
They may not hold keys yet, but millennials are the key to the future of business

BCBusiness + Outback Team Building & Training The boomers have come a long way, baby. While the baby boomer generation, identified as those born during the mid-1940’s to mid-1960’s* made up the vast majority of the workforce for decades, 2011 marked the year of the ‘Grey Spike**’ the first boomers hitting 65 – or...

Feb 1, 2018
Employee Engagement is Suffering: What Businesses can do about it

BCBusiness + Outback Team Building & Training Employee Engagement is Suffering: What Businesses can do about it The statistics on the lack of employee engagement in Canada are shocking, according to a report by the Canada Human Resource Centre. The Centre reports that lack of worker engagement is at a staggering 60 percent.

Jan 31, 2018
The Power of Pets

BCBusiness + Among the first things you notice when entering’s 10th-floor office overlooking Vancouver’s West Georgia Street are the dog toys on the floor.The next thing that catches your attention is the enthusiastic greeting from Maple, the effervescent resident...

Jan 30, 2018
Wholehearted Leadership Opinion: Why it’s important to know where you’re going
David MacLean

“I have a dream!” Now, that’s big vision! That declaration is probably one of the clearest and most widely acknowledged vision statements of the 20th century. What was Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision? Equality and freedom! “I have a dream that one day my...

Jan 29, 2018
Canadian employers seek guidance on how to prepare for legalization of marijuana
By the Editors

Marijuana will become legal in Canada this summer, yet 71 percent of employers still aren’t prepared for managing pot in the workplace, according to a new survey of 680 Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) members. The January poll, conducted by HRPA, Business of Cannabis (BofC)...

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