economy Tag

Eight years ago, before I came to work at ViRTUS, I fell into an exciting job. The head office is in Waterloo, Ontario and I live in Vancouver. They needed a facilitator on the West Coast and so I had the much coveted clause in...

Boardroom Strategy: Mike Desjardins Friday, 07 August 2009 Ten tips for leading businesses in turbulent times There’s no denying these are turbulent times. But there are things that you can do to lead your team and your company to success against the odds. Here are the...

Link to the recorded presentation: http://tinyurl.com/mjdrn2 Books I mentioned: Good to Great by Jim Collins Eighth Habit by Stephen Covey Winning by Jack & Suzie Welch Link to our website: http://www.virtusinc.com ...

      Morgans Hotel Group has decided not to participate in the Recession.  In fact, they wrote a terse letter and posted it on their blog, www.recessison.com, (that's right Recess Is On!) to it letting it know that the "inn is full." I've spoken to a lot of...

The CEO of one of the companies we work with asked me this question over email yesterday: "Should a short term economic condition (or is it) affect strategic direction?"  I decided to share my answer since I know this question is on the minds of many...