Leading Through Change

01/09/2018

Jason Mewis, President of ENGCOMP, shares the challenges that this engineering firm has faced over the past five years, given the extended downturn in the resource sector. Although the company will soon celebrate its 15th anniversary, Jason still feels like the business is in the startup phase. And perhaps to the founder it always will, since the business has to continually adapt. Jason is optimistic that this experience has strengthened the business and the team but looks forward to a shift from the challenges of recent times. Jason believes that by investing in a great culture and attracting the best people, he has insulated the business.

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Do you just wing it?

28/08/2018

Do you like to just “wing it” when you are making a pitch? Or, do you start with the end in mind and plan, prepare and practice?

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Do you have what it takes?

14/08/2018

Financial plans need GRIT.. A little intimidating, hard to initiate, and even harder to be patient while things come together. However, unexecuted plans are all too common. Mixing in a little GRIT is all we need to bring life to our planning.

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Back by Popular Demand! Maximize Your Talent Strategy - October 23, 2018

08/08/2018

Attract the Best. Keep the Best. We will show you how! This workshop is designed to uncover essential (even crucial) components that MUST be re-evaluated to attract and retain the best talent. Read more for workshop details.

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Seasons for Everything

19/07/2018

Any person in business long enough knows you can’t control the markets and the ebbs and flow of business. There are seasons for everything including your business. The key is to recognize when you are in a season and don’t pretend you are not.

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CPP Update

10/07/2018

Relying on the government, the Canada Pension and Old Age Security to provide anything other than a minimal part of your retirement income and security is… Well… betting. Many changes are coming to the Canada Pension Plan that make it a risky bet for retirement planning.

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Three Insights from “Chamber on Tap” Host Evan Drisner

01/07/2018

Evan Drisner is an experienced leader in the finance, construction and non-profit industries and works as Sales and Business Development Manager for Nu-Fab Building Products. He is passionate about business and community building and has been actively involved in the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce. He has served as board member, committee member, co-host of the SABEX Awards, and for the past 9 years, as host of the popular networking event Chamber on Tap, profiling Saskatoon business leaders for a “pint-sized chat.”

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Do you take time to pause or are you “too busy”?

19/06/2018

Have you ever been in a meeting knowing the person was not fully engaged? Sometimes it’s obvious if they are looking at their phone or distracted. They might even tell you, they are just “too busy” and have a lot on their mind! If you are going to be there, BE THERE.

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What do you want, custom-built or cookie cutter?

12/06/2018

Is your ideal lifestyle and retirement the same as everyone else’s? Doubtful. Different lifestyle and retirement ideals require different plans. Demand custom of your financial advisor.

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Spring Newsletter 2018

01/06/2018

Featuring articles by the SFG Team including "Have a Mentor, Be a Mentor," how to avoid RRSP and TFSA tax penalties, "3 Insights I Learned from Betty-Ann Heggie," Pay It Forward day, personal development and more.

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