August 1, 2017
“All’s fair in love and war,” but what about business? Think about this… if what’s financially right is at odds with what’s ethically right, what do you do? Take that one step further. What if you could guarantee that nobody would find out?Morality, What's in it for you? A strong moral code may be easier to apply to your personal life when dealing with people that matter to you the most. Roy Murad, Entrepreneur and Business Consultant, advises that the same ethics should apply to your business dealings, especially when trading the most important commodity of all, knowledge.“To me it’s a really simple concept,” says Roy. “Knowledge is a critical commodity to move any business forward, and if you have achieved specific knowledge based on a relationship the ...
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Versatility Keeps You Relevant

July 5, 2017
“There is nothing more constant than change.” HeraclitusAccording to futurist Thomas Frey, 60% of the best jobs in the next 10 years haven’t even been invented yet. What does that tell us? It tells us that to keep relevant, we all need to be versatile as individuals and ...
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Loyalty to Those You Do Business With

July 1, 2017
Loyalty, whether in your personal life or in business, is all about choice. You have the choice to stay with a company, or move on; you have the choice to bring a positive attitude to work every day, or bring drama; you have the choice to focus on ...
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Historic Homes: More than Bricks & Mortar

June 14, 2017
Being a part of a community is much more than an address; it is a commitment you make to bringing out the best in that community. If we look around our Canadian cities today, can we honestly say that we are building strong communities, or are we simply ...
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Knowledge Drives Confidence

June 10, 2017
You truly believe that you could be the next Jeopardy champion, if only you were given the opportunity; or maybe you dominate at family Trivial Pursuit night. That’s all good, but how would you honestly rate your overall knowledge base and why does it matter in business?Roy ...
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Can Everyone Win?

June 7, 2017
How everyone wins in a business dealAll too often in a business relationship, people operate as though there has to be a winner, or a loser. Whether haggling over a price, a contract or control, Roy Murad believes that with respect, compromise and a commitment to succeed, there ...
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Body Language: Say More Without Words

May 28, 2017
Be mindful that your body language tells your story better than your words ever could. Imagine this scenario:You are early for an important business meeting (as you should always be) and have been asked to wait in the reception area until they are ready for you. You are ...
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The Challenge: Give More Than You Take

May 22, 2017
Roy Murad believes that “give more than you take” is an highly under-valued rule of business, yet is a consistent theme and guiding principle that has steered him to success.“I talk with my kids about the concept of give more than you take, not only as it ...
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The Value of Exercise

May 18, 2017
Take a look at Roy Murad’s calendar and you’ll see time permanently marked off for exercise. It is as natural and important a part of his day as reading the daily headlines. Exercising has not only helped Roy keep up with his large family, but has helped him ...
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What is Your Word Worth?

May 11, 2017
Many people today say that they are honourable and claim that they conduct business with integrity. However, when remaining true to your values is at odds with making a living or fulfilling a goal, do these same people stay true to their word?“Doing what you say you’re ...
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