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

Posted by Hoda on Jan 08,2017

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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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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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How Understanding Personality Can Improve Your Project Teams

How Understanding Personality Can Improve Your Project Teams

While working in corporate Canada, I noticed that project teams were assembled mainly according to technical skills and time availability. Nobody paid attention to the personality mix available or whether or not the team structure had a complementary balance of personalities.

Maybe some readers will won

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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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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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Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Norming Stage

Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Norming Stage

Norming is the third phase in Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development. We will discuss it in the context of “The Wire”, the popular HBO series. We already discussed the Forming and Storming Stages as they relate to team development in previous posts.

Going back to “The Wire” detail team, we will pick up wher

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Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Performing Stage

Teamwork Lessons from “The Wire” – Performing Stage

The Performing stage is the fourth phase in Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development. We will discuss it by using examples from “The Wire,” the popular HBO series. We have already discussed the FormingRead More

Why Can’t Sales & Marketing Just Get Along?

Why Can’t Sales & Marketing Just Get Along?

Many articles and blog posts revolve around how the Sales and Marketing functions are constantly fighting with each other. Each function views the business world differently which often leads to the creation of incompatible goals between the two functional areas. Marketers tend to think that sales people are too short-term focused, whereas sales

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TeamBuilding for Tenant Associations at CityHousing Hamilton

TeamBuilding for Tenant Associations at CityHousing Hamilton

This is a post that I have been meaning to write for the last several months. Over February and March 2015, Sinai Maple ran a series of TeamBuilding workshops for several Tenant Association teams. These sessions were a part of the Tenant Engagement Strategy sponsored by  Read More

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