• Our Top 5 Most Popular Posts of 2016



    Welcome to 2017!  With focus, hard work and perseverance, this is going to be another amazing year for all of us.

    Over the last 12 months, our team has put together dozens of fabulous articles, sharing their expertise, experience, and battle scars.  We already have a very busy 2017 editorial calendar planned.  Be sure to sign up for our mailing list so you don’t miss out!

    Here are our top 5 most popular articles of 2016.

    What I do: ERP Success by Mike Knapp

    As a project manager and technology consultant, Mike spent most of his life helping companies select and implement new technologies. He finds it incredibly satisfying to help build systems that help companies solve problems, become more efficient or get ready to scale. Over the last few years he has spent most of his time working in the world of ERP, and shares his tips in this blog.

    Cue… Action! It’s All About Goal Setting by Ralph Newbigin

    Research shows that goal setting is of vital importance en-route to success, but then goes on to show that only about 5% of people actually write down their goals. Does that mean 95% of people are unsuccessful? During a recent conversation, Ralph found goal setting compared to being like a short “to-do” list (comprised of high level projects/objectives – not “I must get cat food from the grocery store”!). Anyway, that got Ralph thinking. Are they really comparable? At what point do they merge, if at all? Read more.

    Are Leaders Born or Made? by Robert Murray

    Since the first edition of Robert’s book It’s Already Inside came out in 2012, and his two subsequent books since then, each time he is interviewed by a journalist from radio, TV or print media, he’s always asked the question: “Are leaders born or made?” When he gives his answer, the debate inevitably ensues. Read more.

    The Succession Planning Crisis by Joel Shapiro

    North American organizations do not have 5-8 years to make plans for replacing their baby-boomers. They have 5-8 years to replace them—approximately half of them.

    There are 9.6 million Canadian baby-boomers (born 1946-1965), comprising 46% of the Canadian workforce. In 2020, just five years from now, the median age of these boomers will be 65 years old, and the massive wave of retirements will be hitting its peak—not getting underway but hitting its peak! Read more.

    Uncontrolled Business Growth Can Kill… Be Prepared by Mike Knapp

    Mike remembers hearing an interesting story about a great company, with a great product and a great vision, who got the contract of their dreams. That dream experienced uncontrolled business growth, and it almost killed the company. Read more.

    Here’s to a great 2017!

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