Guest Blog

The Year of Being Social

Guest post by Jill Sauter, Principal of Jill Sauter Marketing and Communications ‘Social distancing’ –the first term used to describe the necessary space between us to curb COVID-19 transmission. We’ve been locked down and physically distanced for a long time so proposing we become more social won’t be a problem, right? But that’s not the […]

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Starting up or Starting Over: Working Capital and Cash Management Tips During COVID-19

Guest post by Andrea Harris, Senior Manager at Buckberger Baerg & Partners LLP We have become accustomed to hearing 2020 described as unprecedented, unusual, challenging, impossible, and the list goes on. Entrepreneurs can add even more painful adjectives to describe the 2020 experience due to the constant cash flow stress and uncertainty. You may be […]

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Burnout and Living a Life on Purpose, with Purpose

Guest post by Adrianne Vangool, Owner & Director, Vangool Wellness Burnout is more than just a lack of self-care. It is the cumulative effects of all the times that we say “Yes”, when we mean “No”; and the collection of unprocessed stressors that live within our being. It is the neurophysiological expression of exhaustion. It […]

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9 Liabilities that Spook Plan Administrators

Guest post by Andrea Hansen, Benefits Advisor, Partner, Sutton Wealth Planning 1. The frightening LATE APPLICANT – risk of employee (or dependant) application REJECTION due to Medical Evidence requirement for late applicants.   2. The chilling consequences of the UNDER-INSURED – with failure to report income changes, failure to apply for NEM excess coverage, or having […]

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Commercial Real Estate Slang

Guest post by Kelly Macsymic, Sales Associate, ICR Commercial Real Estate Like most industries, there is specific commercial real estate lingo that we use every day that may not be immediately evident to clients. Here’s a few I use nearly every day that I’ve had clients look for clarification on. Op Costs This is an […]

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Dear TSFA,

Guest post by Nicole Putz,Certified Financial Planner, Wolfond Financial Dear TFSA, If you don’t start growing soon, I’ve been doing some soul searching on Amazon and those self-help purchases aren’t going to pay for themselves. Sincerely, Your Cash Cow If you’re annoyed with the fact that your TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account) isn’t growing, this is […]

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Brand Awareness: What You Need to Know

Guest post by: Industry West Staff Industry West caught up with Naqsh (Nick) Kochar, from Refresh, a multi-disciplinary strategy firm headquartered in Saskatoon, to talk about brand awareness. We sat him down to talk about brand awareness, what it is, and why you need it. Here’s the Scoop Q1: “So, what is brand awareness?” A: “Simply put, […]

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Money Mindset | Am I on the Right Track?

Guest post by Nicole Putz,Certified Financial Planner, Wolfond Financial Do you sometimes wonder if you’re on the right track financially? A couple months ago, I had a client ask me just this. How do I know if I’m on the right track? For some of us, we’re looking for a number. We want to know […]

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10 Myths about Intercultural Competence Development

Guest post by Angeline S. Chia, Intercultural Development Consultant I have been working for several years to help professionals build intercultural competence. During that time, I have also met people who shared their reservations about intercultural competence training with me and, due to those reservations, they were reluctant to get involved. After having heard those […]

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Does Your Website Need a Blog?

Guest post by Ashleigh Mattern, co-owner of Vireo Creative. Should your website have a blog? While the majority of marketers are going to tell you that yes, absolutely, your business needs a blog, my answer is more nuanced. If you’re not sure you need a blog post, my first question for you will be:  Do […]

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