July 5, 2017
“There is nothing more constant than change.” Heraclitus According 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 as organizations. We may need to change our skills and sometimes even the direction of our business to meet the changing environment. Most companies today don’t stay around for longer than 10 years and those that do, understand how versatility is key to success and longevity. “Today we only have to look to companies like Microsoft and Apple to understand how versatility equates to relevancy,” says Roy Murad, Entrepreneur and Business Consultant. “Microsoft and Apple are constantly reinventing themselves to maintain ...
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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 deal All 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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Connecting with Community Matters

April 27, 2017
“I think it’s very important to give back to the community,” says Roy Murad. “It is a way to help contribute to the structure of your own community while also contributing to the structure of your own family. When donating your time, or resources, you actually take in ...
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