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The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

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May 2017

The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

*This is a guest post from our friends at Clearpath Chiropractic in Guelph* Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits. Exercise, and be physically active on a daily basis. Maintain a schedule of regular, restful sleep. You know this already. I know this already. We’ve known this for years. You would think that it doesn’t need to be said because we are all models of...

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How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

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Apr 2017

How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

Just like cars, homes, or anything really, our bodies can wear down and have more issues OVER TIME if we don’t treat them well NOW. Many companies incorporate wellness programs in the workplace in order to create healthier lifestyles for their employees. Not just because healthy employees are more happy and productive, but because you’ll actually see an improvement on your bottom line if you cut...

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5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

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Apr 2017

5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

We had a blast at the Tabletop Tradeshow this week seeing some of our friends in Guelph! We were happy to meet so many local businesses from the local chamber and members of the community. We hope you were able to say hi, pick up some information on the Chamber’s Plan and maybe even grab one of our stylish mugs! We love networking, and in the...

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The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

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Mar 2017

The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

You may have noticed more seemingly young people at your workplace. The fact is, Millennials have recently passed Baby Boomers as the world’s largest generation. In a university town like Guelph, paying mind to what the next generation wants in the workplace is going to be key to your small business’ quality of service and longevity! But is it even possible to keep millennial employees?...

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Our Reasons for Joining the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Today

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Mar 2017

Our Reasons for Joining the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Today

If you’re a startup or small business in Guelph or Centre Wellington, chances are you’re already a member or you’ve considered joining the Chamber of Commerce. As long time members ourselves, we can vouch for the value of a membership. This is our list of reasons you should consider joining the city’s largest network of entrepreneurs and small businesses. Getting Your Name Out There Inclusion...

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Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

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Feb 2017

Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

Around tax time, you might start considering the state of your finances. A small business may consider cutting or adding benefits. However, before you make any decisions, here’s ten things to consider about the benefits of benefits. 1. Benefits keep your best employees working for you. 2. Benefits mean more to your employees than money   3. Seriously. Benefits really mean a lot to your...

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How Much Does Low Morale Cost Your Small Business?

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Feb 2017

How Much Does Low Morale Cost Your Small Business?

It’s easy to be happy working in a place like Guelph or Centre Wellington. For an entrepreneur or small business owner, Guelph and Centre Wellington are the perfect towns, with great communities – and the people love supporting local business. While you may be happy with your profits, sales or other business goals as on owner, do your employees feel the same way? The bottom...

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Nov 2016

Mortgage Insurance – How To Get The Best Coverage!

Your home is likely the biggest asset you’ll ever own. So, what’s the best way to ensure its protected should something happen to you? The housing market has been on the rise year over year for quite some time now. There are so many new development projects going up, it’s hard to imagine all the billions of dollars going into these mortgages. To protect these...

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Nov 2016

Walking Meetings – Empowering Employees one step at a time!

Employers and employees alike are embracing the growing trend in work meetings.  They’re taking it outside!   Known as ‘walk & talks’, and just like it sounds, walking meetings take place during a walk instead of the office. The workplace offers a great opportunity to promote physical activity.  Changing just one meeting a week from the meeting room to the great outdoors can boost employees’ creativity,...

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Jun 2016

5 Reasons to Offer Employee Benefits

Have you been thinking about purchasing group benefits for your business but struggle with justifying the budget spend? Let me share with you a few things that a competitive group benefits plan can do for you! 1.Attract & Retain Valuable Staff You’ve probably experienced the frustration of losing talented staff to companies that offer better employee benefits. Employee benefits programs have proven to be a...

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