Category: Re-Energize

In September 1962, American President, John F. Kennedy, gave one of the best and most inspiring speeches ever made when he said, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing …

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“He is always goofing off.”“She never gets it right.”“He’s always late for meetings.” People get labeled: the office clown, the slacker, the flirt. My spider senses start to tingle whenever I hear the words “always” or “never” applied to someone …

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Maybe I should say that I need re-energizing after the monster grocery shopping trip I just returned from, but I noted two things at my local grocery store that made me pause. The first was minor. The cashier didn’t know …

Loblaws Needing Re-Energizing Read More »

This is an occasional series about the accounting side of business turnarounds, where a company makes a serious effort to get back on its feet. Two things that all turnarounds have in common: high stress and low money. Even if …

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In the July 30, 2007 Toronto Globe and Mail Report on Business, Mike Zafirovski, the CEO of Nortel Networks Corp, was asked, “What was the old Nortel’s big mistake?” He responded: Nortel used to have some of the best processes …

Nortel Re-Energized? Read More »

Signs your GL needs re-energizing: You have accounts with the letter A after them, e.g. 1200A (There was no room at the inn!), In order to prepare certain reports, someone has to analyze transactions in an account line by line …

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In a restaurant, good food is what’s important to me. I don’t care what the place looks like or how the food’s arranged on the plate as long as it is a quality meal. My wife, on the other hand, …

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