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

Posted by Hoda on Jan 08,2017

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

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

During the 2016 Christmas holidays, I read the book “The Five Thieves of Happiness” by Dr. John Izzo. It seemed like a timely read as we were starting 2017. I’ve already read several other books by Dr. Izzo so I was familiar and comfortable with his easy flowing style. The premise of the book is that as humans, our natural stat

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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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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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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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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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Are you Aware of Your Gifts?

Are you Aware of Your Gifts?

While teaching an undergraduate university class recently, I caught myself asking the students: “Are you aware of your gifts?” The students are young adults pursuing their post secondary education. I was not sure if they were thinking of their skills and natural talents as gifts. In th

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Do you take the Scenic Route in your Career?

Do you take the Scenic Route in your Career?

For most of my working career, I had to commute and therefore I spent a lot of time driving. One summer, my daughter commuted with me as she had a summer position with the same company where I was employed. On our way to work one day she asked: “Why do you always take this winding road? It’s longer and slower. Why don&rs

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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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True Colors® Introduction to Ontario Power Generation Trainers & Facilitators

True Colors® Introduction to Ontario Power Generation Trainers & Facilitators

In June 2015, I had the pleasure of introducing the True Colors® Personality Assessment method to 120 trainers and facilitators at the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) facility in Pickering, Ontario. It was part of a Training & Development program designed for OPG t

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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

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