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Drawing from his real life experience as a world-class manufacturer, award-winning retailer and business coach, Donald has helped thousands of businesses throughout the world to add more real value to their customers’ livesand more dollars to their bottom line!

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(Time to read this blog article about 30 seconds) Lowes Canada, the giant American-owned home improvement retail bought Rona Canada last year and is now demanding an extra 2% discount from suppliers to help pay for the cost of store upgrades, conversions and staff training.  Lowes Executive VP says he “wants to emphasize a partnership […]

(time to readthis blog article about 60 seconds) How will your business give back to your community, to humanity and to the local and global environment in 2017? It’s called doing well by doing good. What’s your plan? Giving back is good business and great for employee engagement. Employees want to feel that they’re part […]

Every day is exciting for our 5 year old Grandson Gus because every day he’s doing something or learning something for the first time.  But, as adults, somehow we get in a rut and we lose our sense of discovery and awe. What will you commit to do in 2017 that you’ve never done before…or […]

A serious business lesson from a bunch of guys with their legs crossed: (Time to read this Blog article is about 1 minute)   Whoever designed the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto simply didn’t take the time to understand their customers…or they suck at math. This 10 year old performance venue […]

(Time to read this Blog article is about 2.5 minutes) Managing any business today is tough…and getting tougher. We’re all faced with more demanding customers, more and stronger competition, increased complexity and shrinking margins. On top of that, great staff are hard to find and keep…and that problem won’t go away any time soon. Every […]

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