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Are you a giver, a taker or a matcher?

by Leon Goren Adam Grant, one of our previous speakers at the annual PEO conference, thinks that success in business depends heavily on your answer to this question: Are you a giver, a taker or a matcher? In other words, how do 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…
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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…

Congratulations, CFO. —you now own a CEO!

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Now that he’s arrived in your life, what do you do with him or her? CEOs, without a strong amount of training, can be unruly, undisciplined and prone to making choices without the proper guidance. They are a sought after breed, in demand at most times but difficult to keep in check, in part due to their admirable qualities. This is where the CFO’s background, outlook and training shine. With a little bit of firm direction, a CEO can be a pleasant…

What is success?

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By Catherine Morgan, Executive Advisor, PEO As time passes and we transition through life’s stages, we all inevitably ask ourselves the big question. Are we being successful?  What is success anyway? How can success in the work place be matched with personal relationships and family? Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of amazing women about success and all its intricacies.  The venue was a breakfast for Women in Leadership…

Delving Deeper and Deeper

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As Rick Spence wrote in the National Post: “As a result, PEO is delving further into the internal culture-development business than most of its competitors

You and your executive’s team’s attitudes and behaviour are affecting your organization’s performance – what a shocking surprise!

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I am very excited about our new partnership with AchieveBlue Corporation. In the past 18 months, we have worked more and more closely, culminating in our significant announcement this week to create the Executive Team Leadership Progra

PEO vs. CEO vs. YPO at the Empire Club

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For the first time in Toronto business history, PEO Founder Mark Rivers CEO’s John Wilson and YPO’s Shaun Francis appeared on the same platform and squared off before nearly 300 Toronto business leaders at the Empire Club.

Riding the Wave of Success, then the environment shifts

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What needs to happen within an organization to ensure its people are enabled -- and capable of executing? Why does most execution fail? Execution’s problems have yet to be resolved successfully in North America because synergies between Vision, Strategy and Execution remain a primary business challenge.

From CA to CEO

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For CAs, it’s only natural to wonder what it might take to become a CEO. But there’s no map for getting to the top. Chief executives rise through organizations in many roles and with a multitude of backgrounds. That said, a CA designation can definitely advance your prospects when the opportunity arises.

Fierce Conversations: 'the work of a leader'

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Fierce Conversations are the work of a leader; the path to success is one conversation at a time.
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