Tag: business


Canadian Occupational Safety: Tony Speaks at the CEO Health and Safety Leadership Network Roundtable

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Nov 2019

Canadian Occupational Safety: Tony Speaks at the CEO Health and Safety Leadership Network Roundtable

On Tuesday October 22nd, The Workplace Safety and Prevention Services invited Tony Gareri to speak at the 2019 CEO Health and Safety Leadership Network Roundtable. Established in 2014 by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, the CEO Health + Safety Leadership Network is a distinguished group of leaders who share a commitment to building sustainable businesses and communities. CEOs, directors and senior executives are joining forces and stepping beyond...


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Happy young African American woman using app on her phone to listen to music at home

25

Jul 2019

Single Serves Podcast: Tony Gareri on Culture

  Some years ago, Tony Gareri found himself propelled to the helm of his family’s business, Roma Moulding. When the late 2000’s recession hit, he was faced with a challenge: either roll up his sleeves and turn the business around or accept his fate. He chose the former and literally transformed his company’s culture in short order. This transformation has not only ensured the long-term prosperity...


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Meetings Don’t Have to Suck

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May 2019

Meetings Don’t Have to Suck

Did you know that the average office employee spends an average of 62 hours a month sitting in meetings, 37% of which are considered unproductive by the participants? As a result, companies do their best to “hack” their meeting protocols. Some remove chairs to force participants to stand up the whole time, others time their meetings with bells. Some companies have a “talking stick” to...


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Connect Before You Correct

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Apr 2019

Connect Before You Correct

In the classic film, Gladiator, the retired champion, Proximo calls the young Maximus to his chambers. He councils our hero on how best to win his freedom when they reach Rome. Proximo tells Maximus that he must make the crowd love him if he is to triumph. “Win the crowd and you will win your freedom.” Connecting with people isn’t always this dramatic, it’s not...


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Haters Gonna Hate

13

Mar 2019

Haters Gonna Hate

You only get haters when you’re leveling up; when haters start popping up, consider yourself on the road to success! I know that’s a different perspective, but it’s the truth. Nothing tests you better than success. As you become more successful and/or more influential, the haters come out of the woodwork. Simply put, when you reach new levels, you get new devils. When I became...


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Inspiration vs Desperation

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Feb 2019

Inspiration vs Desperation

Brad Henry, the former Governor of Oklahoma once said, “A good leader can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”  The same can be said of good business managers, directors, mentors and leaders within organizations! I was recently working with a fellow leader (aka manager) within our company who found herself dealing with a challenge. This individual is a great team leader, who gives...


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It Takes a Village

24

Jan 2019

It Takes a Village

How the Community You Build Will Accelerate Your Life’s Ambitions Our world is more connected than ever before and yet, in many ways, people feel more disconnected than ever. Our fast-paced world can feel incredibly lonely outside the six-inch screens in the palms of our hands. In fact, it has felt that way for me in the past. So I decided to take action and...


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Goal Setting: Do Something New! Achieve Something New!

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Jan 2019

Goal Setting: Do Something New! Achieve Something New!

“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” — Gandhi   Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions. Setting goals for the upcoming year and resolving to do this year better than the last. Before diving into goal setting mode, it’s important to reflect and give thanks to the year completed. Many of...


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Shot of a team of creative businesspeople applauding an achievement  while working late in the boardroom

20

Dec 2018

Simple Tips to Building and Fostering an Amazing Company Culture

“Being a great place to work is the difference between being a good company and a great company.” – Brian Kristofek, President and CEO, Upshot   All companies, regardless of size or composition, have a culture. Though few want to believe it, your company culture is ultimately what dictates your results. My definition of culture is: “Culture is a feeling; a connection of belonging, beliefs,...


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Hiker jumps rock to rock in mountain lake. Low angle view.

05

Dec 2018

Keep Moving Forward

“Around here, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney Progress is defined as forward or onward movement towards a destination. In life, you are either moving forward or moving backwards, there is very little standing still or idling in...


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