Book Review: “The Five Thieves of Happiness” By Dr. John Izzo

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Sales Wisdom from an Oil & Herb Salesman in Cairo

Sales Wisdom from an Oil & Herb Salesman in Cairo

In a recent trip to Egypt, I was fortunate to meet Ayman Yassen, a wonderful salesperson and the founder of Essential Oils & Herbs in 6 October City, Egypt. I was standing in the lobby of a tourist-filled hotel mesmerized when I saw customer after customer walk into the store and leave after purchasing something. I knew that Ayman had a gift

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Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire”- Forming Stage

Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire”- Forming Stage

Over the last few months I have been watching “The Wire”. For those of you who have not heard of it, it is an HBO series from 2002 that is centered on a fictional Baltimore Police force who are trying to capture inner city drug dealers who have been elusive and off the grid.

After watching the first season, I found that the

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Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Sinai Maple is celebrating its fifth year anniversary! I must say that it has been an interesting, challenging, and rewarding journey. When we first started, we had no idea that we would have the privilege of working with such wonderful, dynamic organizations. We want to thank our

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Jack of all Trades, Master of “Some”

Jack of all Trades, Master of “Some”

Does this modified saying resonate with you? Do you have many interests? Did you switch careers, and yet you still remain interested in certain aspects of all of them?

My entire life I have been interested in international marketing, technology, teaching, teambuilding, communication skills, cultural diversity, and mindfulness, just to

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Ready for Business in USA!

Ready for Business in USA!

Recently, Sinai Maple bid on a contract in the U.S.,and we won it! We discovered that we needed to fill a certain IRS form (e.g. W-8BEN-E in our case) to reduce the amount of tax withholding by the U.S. client. As we’re already a registered Canadian Corporation paying taxes in Canada, we are protected by a tax treaty betwe

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Five Reasons why Sales Professionals should use True Colors®

Five Reasons why Sales Professionals should use True Colors®

Warning! Yes! This is a Sales Pitch!

Have you ever been in a sales meeting where everything went smoothly with the client? You found it easy to build rapport, to connect; and in fact, you even predicted the client’s objections and were prepared to respond. It is likely that you came out of that meeting fe

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The International True Colors® Association Conference

The International True Colors® Association Conference

The International True Colors® Association Conference was held in Spokane, Washington in August, 2012. I attended both days to both learn and to network with the industry leaders.

This year the conference focused on building company awareness, and an introduction to all of the new research associated with True Colors®. There we

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Trust in Social Media

Trust in Social Media

Sinai Maple Co-Founder, Dr. Khaled Hassanein, was recently quoted in the Financial Post speaking about the importance of third party validation when establishing third-party trust and credibility in online transactions.

Dr. Hassanein discusses how there can be issu

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Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Storming Stage

Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Storming Stage

This is the second part of a series on teamwork that is based on the famous HBO show “The Wire.” In the first part of the series we discussed the “Forming Stage” of Tuckman’s Theory of Group Development. In this post, we are going to ad

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In Memory of my friend, Diana

In Memory of my friend, Diana

My friend, Diana Szasz, left us on July 14, 2014. It has been one month since cancer stole her from us. I guess that you might think that LinkedIn is not the place to write about a friend that we just lost, but I met Diana through work. Our friendship was initially formed when we both worked at Gennum, in Burlington, Ontario, so I think that it

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Sinai Maple Exhibited at CSTD 2013 in Toronto

Sinai Maple Exhibited at CSTD 2013 in Toronto

Thank you to everyone who stopped by Booth 403 in CSTD2013 in Toronto to learn more about True Colors and the workshops that Sinai Maple offers. It was lovely to meet you at the show. Looking forward to connecting again in future events.

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What I learned from True Colors®

What I learned from True Colors®

I first heard about True Colors® in 2009, before I started Sinai Maple, while I was still working as a Product Manager. The management of the company had sent some employees to take part in team-building and leadership training. Following their training, my colleagues came back and were constantly trying to analyze

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Why Sinai Maple

Sinai Maple specializes in professional training offering both pre-designed and custom developed workshops tailored to meet your needs!