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PEO Member Company Hain Celestial Announces Accretive Strategic Acquisition

HAIN CELESTIAL ANNOUNCES ACCRETIVE STRATEGIC ACQUISITION Acquires Live Clean® Personal Care Brand in Canada Expands Health and Beauty Care Offerings with Diversified Line of Baby, Body and Hair Care Products Lake Success, NY, February 20, 2015—The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today…
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Warren Jestin, Senior VP and Chief Economist, Scotiabank to Address PEO Leadership Community

Warren Jestin, Scotiabank’s chief economist, discusses what declining oil prices, the drop in the Canadian dollar and changes in the Bank of Canada interest rate mean for the Canadian economy in the context of a rapidly changing Global environment. Dr. Jestin along with a panel of Industry Leaders from Real Estate, Retail-Industrial and Retail-Consumer will share their perspectives and front line experiences with the PEO Leadership community…
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Learnings from PEO Growth Through Innovation 2.0 Conference

This year’s conference was all about snow and ice as we were treated to the first snowstorm of the season and some great ice wines and ice wine martinis. Our speaker lineup was well-received, particularly ex-naval submarine captain and author David Marquet, Wharton professor and author Adam Grant, and our PEO panel on employee engagement. Highlights from the speaker sessions are noted below.  For anyone who missed the conference, this summary is…
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Howard Tullman on roster of dynamic speakers at Growth Through Innovation 2.0 Conference

Howard Tullman is one of our can’t-miss keynotes on Day 2 of the upcoming growth through innovation 2.0 conference. Tullman was labeled by Inc. Magazine as “the most accomplished, best-connected entrepreneur you've never heard of.” He is CEO of 1871, the largest technology incubator in the U.S., a non-profit involved with over 200 businesses.  A serial entrepreneur himself, he built and exited 12 companies (to Google and the like) for $1 billion…
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Adam Grant one of the keynotes at growth through innovation 2.0 conference

Are you a giver, a taker or a matcher? Adam Grant, one of our keynotes on Day 1 of our growth through innovation 2.0 conference thinks that success in business depends heavily on your answer to this question, in other words, how you approach interactions with people. Givers are others-focused and strive to be generous in sharing their time, energy and connections. Matchers believe in tit for tat and have relationships governed by an even exchange…
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David Usher to Open PEO Executive Retreat and Annual Growth Through Innovation Conference 2.0

David Usher is a creative “triple threat.” 5-time Juno awarding-winning musician, both as a solo artist and the front man for the rock band Moist, with a new album and North American tour this fall. Creativity consultant and speaker to organizations ranging from Cirque du Soleil to Deloitte. Author of new book due spring 2015 called Let the Elephants Run. Unlock your Creativity and Change Everything.David has a unique and dynamic presentation…
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Get ready for growth through innovation 2.0 PEO – Our 2nd Annual Retreat Nov 19-21, 2014 is only 47 days away!

What do a nuclear submarine Commander, a Juno-award winner and Wharton’s highest-rated professor have in common?   No, it’s not the start of a joke.   They’re all keynotes at our upcoming conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake.   We’ve worked hard to try to top our line-up from last year and bring in outstanding speakers from across North America for the conference.   It doesn’t hurt that PEO member Martin Perelmuter, co-founder and President…
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It was an evening to remember as more than 150 PEO Members, their Families and Special Guests welcomed Dr. Lee Hausner to Toronto on September 18th!

Dr. Lee Hausner, world-renowned clinical psychologist had a very direct message for an audience of PEO members and guests last night:  don't let your wealth and success poison your children's worth. Based on her years of experience dealing with wealthy families who have been successful across multiple generations, Dr. Hausner asserts that personal productivity and achievement are tied to a person's feelings of self-worth and fulfillment. Gifting…
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Should leaders join a peer environment group?

It’s lonely at the top; that’s one of the oldest truisms about leadership. It’s difficult to speak to anyone honestly. Trust is hard to come by. Even fewer understand a leader’s experiences. To overcome this isolation, many leaders resort to formal or informal peer groups; many wonder what are the benefits of joining one? Peer environments are a place for leaders to connect, think and grow; they are professionally led, with veteran executives…
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PEO President and CEO, Leon Goren Moderates ‘Dream Team’ Panel Of Five Top Bank Economists

North American outlook is strong, though not without challenges. The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce, in its monthly breakfast assembled a Dream Team of the country’s five leading bank economists, and PEO’s own Leon Goren led them through a presentation covering the full range of economic challenges facing the Canadian and international economies. The economic panel included Earl Sweet, BMO; Benjamin Tal, CIBC; Robert Hogue, CIBC; Derek Burleton,…
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