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Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 20, 2015  

Growth Tips: Specialize your sales roles

Sales development representatives would handle prospecting.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2015  

Special interest groups erode Canada’s prosperity

Projects meet strident opposition from powerful special interest groups.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 15, 2015  

Another year of modest economic growth

Energy price crash will boost consumer-spending power.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 13, 2015  

Canada is in for a rude economic shock

It can’t compete with a restructured and more efficient US.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 8, 2015  

Social media and the distracted thinker

Internet devices are rewiring our brains, but not in a good way.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 8, 2015  

The power of intention and expectations

Ensure your team members are in the game.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 6, 2015  

Carbon taxes take a big bite out of your wallet

…But they’ll do nothing for the environment; so what will they really achieve?

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 5, 2015  

Growth Tips: Selling without a presentation

Keep it simple and tie in the prospect’s main problems with your solutions.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
December 28, 2014  

Keep your dirty oil, just send the cheque

Without energy equalization payments, healthcare, education and social programs would suffer from major funding cuts.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
December 27, 2014  

More than energy

Manufacturing needs to kick into a higher gear to lessen the impact of energy’s ups and downs.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
December 17, 2014  

Time for manufacturers to be bold

We have some truly innovative manufacturing entrepreneurs carrying the flag for our brand, but they must be bolder.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 17, 2014  

Growth Tips: Help prospects see a bright future

Show how your solution solves a potential customers main problem.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 16, 2014  

Good jobs for Canada’s young are possible

We can create good jobs by using Canada’s abundant resources to actually make things.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 14, 2014  

Let’s follow the Fathers of Confederation

Some provinces are injuring their own potential by simplistically and reflexively opposing sensible economic opportunities.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 10, 2014  

Growth Tips: A prospect needs dimension

How to move a prospect action rather than doing nothing.

Insight Manufacturing General
December 4, 2014  

Growth Tips: Solving customers’ problems with value

Focus on building trust and value, which leads to sales.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2014  

Ontario’s economy lurches from disaster to disaster

It’s now the largest federal total transfer recipient in Canada.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
November 13, 2014  

Corporations play a vital role in society

“Private business creates the vast majority of jobs and drives social progress by funding essentially all social services…”

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 13, 2014  

UAW moves on two-tier wages

“The time has come for workers on both sides of the border to share in the auto industry’s recovery…”

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
November 13, 2014  

It’s about value

Naysayers have lost sight of manufacturing’s value proposition.

Insight Manufacturing General
November 13, 2014  

Is your plant functionally blind?

You are three steps away from seeing the light.

Insight Manufacturing General
November 12, 2014  

Growth Tips: Getting your sales reps in the door

Provide prospects with valuable, free educational information.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 22, 2014  

Growth Tips: What’s your value?

How to ensure your prospects get the message.

Insight Manufacturing General
October 8, 2014  

Growth Tips: How is your marketing health?

Check for these signs that your strategy needs a check up.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 24, 2014  

Remove Canada’s “dumb” trade barriers

Business groups are predictably in favour of breaching the trade walls sooner rather than later.

Insight
September 9, 2014  

Growth Tips: Following up your webinar leads

How to make your next webinar a money making proposition.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 28, 2014  

Reasons to invest in your business

Canada doesn’t look too good against its international peers, particularly the US.

Insight Aerospace Automotive Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
August 16, 2014  

Focus on careers rather than degrees

We’re creating a job market for young people that’s overly competitive and not particularly lucrative.

Insight Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Production Sustainability
August 15, 2014  

Canada needs a national forestry policy

“Action items include sustainable rules for wood harvesting that secure investments and jobs…”

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 5, 2014  

More deficit spending not the answer for Ottawa

Research casts doubt government stimulus boosting economic activity.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
August 5, 2014  

Growth Tips: Making a webinar work — 6

Record them to engage registrants for later viewing.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
July 15, 2014  

Don’t blame Ottawa for Ontario’s financial mess

Liberal government’s policies kill investment and jobs, fuel massive deficits.