Do You Pan for Gold Nuggets?

24/04/2018

Pan for gold nuggets. On a recent trip to Victoria, B.C., we had the opportunity to learn how to pan for gold nuggets at the Royal BC Museum. A friendly, knowledgable (and patient) volunteer was teaching my children. It was fascinating watching them practice the technique and see their excitement when the dirt and rocks would wash away (along with small gold flakes) and they were left with some precious small nuggets.

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The Benefits of Mentorship

10/04/2018

Every experience has value. During a challenging time in business, a mentor shared a metaphor about the Tapestry of Life. Sometimes we focus on the backside of the tapestry (yes, we all do) which looks messy, tangled, frayed and may not seem connected at all.

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Plan to Make a Difference

01/04/2018

At Sutton Financial Group, we show successful entrepreneurs and professionals how to preserve, protect, and pass on their wealth so that they can impact their world in a meaningful way. And yet when I reflect on my past 20 years as a donor, volunteer, board member and as a financial advisor with a specialty in philanthropy, when it comes to charitable giving, despite their best intentions, people sometimes fail to achieve the best results.

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Leadership Lessons

27/03/2018

Every experience has value. During a challenging time in business, a mentor shared a metaphor about the Tapestry of Life. Sometimes we focus on the backside of the tapestry (yes, we all do) which looks messy, tangled, frayed and may not seem connected at all.

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Careers

20/03/2018

Thank you for your interest, but there are no opportunities for employment available at this time. Please check back at another time.

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Who Do You Rely On?

13/03/2018

Have you ever watched a child about to try something new and a little bit scary? I remember encouraging my daughter to jump off the dock and into the lake for the first time. It was priceless – it was like she was walking in place, trying to muster up the courage to take the leap. She would make a false start, bending her legs and leaning toward the water, only to pull back at the last second because it was too unnerving for her.

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SFG Coaching Connection Webinar Series: What You Need to Know about your Chambers Group Plan Renewal

01/03/2018

Your 2018 Chambers Plan Renews on April 1st! Find out what you need to know as the plan administrator during our 22 Minute Webinar on March 29th at 2:00 pm.

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The Next Stage in Life: Preserve, Protect, and Pass On Your Wealth

01/03/2018

Success for a business owner is a strange thing. An entrepreneur spends most of his or her life doing things that few others would do, such as working sixteen-hour days, getting a second mortgage to manage through hard times, or signing a lease with a personal guarantee that ties family financial security to the success of a business.

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Three Insights I Learned from Greg Sutton

01/03/2018

Greg Sutton is the Co-Founder and CEO of TinyEYE Therapy Services, the first company in the world to provide speech language pathology services online. It is TinyEYE’s vision to be the number one advocate in the world for children finding their voice.

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The Road Less Travelled: Interview with Maureen Pozniak, Hino Truck Sales (Saskatoon)

01/03/2018

In talking to Maureen Pozniak, you’ll learn that entrepreneurship and joining the family business weren’t part of her original career plans. With an agriculture degree but limited job opportunities, she joined the business, Doepker Industrial, to help with sales. Over time, she saw the potential for growth. The business was already servicing Hino trucks, but Maureen and her brother helped their dad pursue the full Hino dealership and proved to him that they could take on responsibility for it.

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Don't Be Afraid of Your Competition

27/02/2018

Competition is essential for individuals and businesses to thrive. Don’t be afraid of your competition – let their innovations drive you to keep just a nose ahead!

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Back by Popular Demand! Registration Now Open! Maximizing Your Return on Talent - May 1st.

20/02/2018

Are you confident you are allocating your resources, time and money into the right elements of your total rewards program to maximize your return on talent investment? Evaluate the results of your Talent Acquisition & Retention Strategy and its impact on your employees’ productivity, loyalty, and of course, your bottom-line! We will show you how! Read more for workshop details.

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