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2 Weeks of Economic Information Overload Followed by Market Turmoil! What does this mean to our organizations and where are the OPPORTUNITIES?

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It has been Economics 101 over these last few weeks at PEO with us featuring some of Canada’s brightest economics strategists and investment business analysts. The timing could not be better as the markets continue to show significant instability and the possibilities of a recession continue to overshadow our current business performance. Yes things are beginning to slow, BUT as leaders we need to continue to look through the turmoil to identify…

Can the US and European Politicians save the Global Economy?

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I had the opportunity this morning to attend the 2011 Economic Outlook presented by the Economic Club of Canada. Some of Canada’s top economists were on the panel. There were a number of key messages that were heard loud and clear from all 5 Economists. Some key MESSAGES that as executives we should contemplate in our strategic thinking of both our organizations and personal wealth management. Warren Jestin, Chief Economist, Scotiabank suggested…

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…

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

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.

PEO hosts from 'recession to recovery' with Scotiabank's chief economist

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This is the value of networking…you can spend an hour with Warren Jestin and your peers and not only learn what you could never derive from reading a dry report but you can also hear other leaders to react and process the information. This is the value of networking: you are not alone. You are in a room with representatives of companies like Sodexho, the international services giant; like Drake International, the global placement specialist. There…

PEO at the Ontario Economic Summit

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Scotia’s Jestin says March was the bottom: “We are on the road to recovery.” Recently PEO attended the Ontario Economic Summit in Niagara-on-the-Lake and attended Warren Jestin’s keynote speech covering his Ontario and Canada update. The high quality speakers at the Summit were almost too numerous to mention, with names like ...
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