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June 30, 2015  

Canada’s pipeline debate needs reality check

Focus on worst-case scenarios loses sight of what’s vastly more likely to happen.

Insight Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
June 25, 2015  

Double-double Tims trouble

The much beloved Canadian institution flew into some flak when it pulled Enbridge ads flashing by on its in-store TV screens.

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 22, 2015  

Feds out of touch on auto strategy

A national strategy is necessary to raise Canada’s profile as an automotive manufacturing superstar.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
June 19, 2015  

Leadership fuels ambition

Canada is falling victim to a leadership deficit, and it needs to be turned around.

Insight Manufacturing General
June 2, 2015  

Growth Tips: Don’t waste words

Inwardly focused communications won’t motivate prospects.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 2, 2015  

Create a culture of leaders

Turn disruptive management into influential leadership.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 14, 2015  

Growth Tips: Ins and outs of marketing

Both have their merits, combine them for an allbound approach.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 5, 2015  

Don’t be afraid of mistakes

Fear discourages innovation and creativity.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations
April 30, 2015  

Ontario’s power struggle

Successive Ontario governments mishandled the energy file and Wynne’s administration appears to be continuing the bungling.

Insight Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 25, 2015  

Manufacturing and the Millennials

The reality is, they’re going to make up the largest proportion of the workforce (75%) by 2025.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 22, 2015  

Growth Tips: Influencing RFP outcomes

Speed up the decision process and improve your odds.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
April 22, 2015  

Action plan to stop sexual violence and harassment

Ontario introduces ‘It’s Never Okay’ and commitments to the workplace.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 16, 2015  

Growth Tips: Cover your customer touch points

Improve the way you interact with prospects to grow profits.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production Technology
March 20, 2015  

Let’s simplify innovation

Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 20, 2015  

Bring balance back to the economy

A renewed strategy for advancing manufacturing should be linked to responsible resource use.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
March 17, 2015  

Growth Tips: How to get in front of a key executive

Reach key executives with a personal contact by letter.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Operations
March 16, 2015  

Prepare a cyber defence

Manufacturers need to be aware of the threat to their businesses and place cyber security high on the action list.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
March 12, 2015  

Lean Alert: Go to the Gemba

Japanese term refers to “where the work is being done.”

Insight Manufacturing General
March 3, 2015  

Tips to avoid tipsy workers

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 26, 2015  

Canada needs a manufacturing strategy

“A highly skilled workforce is essential to innovation and productivity in today’s knowledge-based economy…”

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
February 23, 2015  

Lean Alert: Focus on respect for people

Create an inspirational environment for people to live lean concepts.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
February 19, 2015  

Growth Tips: Make six figures in 30 minutes

Spend 90% of the selling time listening, 10% making your pitch.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
February 19, 2015  

Getting a handle on shift work

How to avoid the negative effects on workers.

Insight Aerospace Automotive Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Economy General
February 18, 2015  

Message to America: Free trade, fair trade

Buy America/American protectionist measures are costing jobs on both sides of the border.

Insight Manufacturing General
February 17, 2015  

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Insight Manufacturing General
February 11, 2015  

Growth Tips: Exceeding customers’ expectations

Every customer touch point must make a positive statement.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
February 4, 2015  

Inefficient drug coverage costs billions of dollars

Canadian employers waste $5 billion a year.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 3, 2015  

Canadian economy in for a very bumpy ride

Compared to going into the 2009 global recession, it’s in much worse shape.

Insight Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
January 29, 2015  

Auto sector revival

There are signs of life for investment.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations Economy
January 29, 2015  

Growth Tips: Why you can’t grow your company

Having a consistent marketing system is key.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy
January 27, 2015  

Wynne’s fiscal imprudence is reckless

In a study measuring fiscal performance, the Ontario Premier placed eighth.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 22, 2015  

Alberta tried economic diversification – and failed

Growth and public benefits are driven by low tax rates, a flexible labour market and attracting investment.