TED Talk of the Week: Be an Opportunity Maker
Kare Anderson asks how we can do something together for the greater good. She suggests we can become opportunity makers by working together.
A Quick History of Campbell’s Soup
-Christina Flemming Where would we be without canned soup? Campbell’s has always been there for us. Particularly when it was time to be economical at the grocery store. How many of us could have made it through university without Campbell’s…
Save Money by Getting Ready for Christmas Now!
-Christina Flemming Few things incite consumer rage like the Christmas aisle in November. There was public outcry in Halifax when the city decorated lamp posts with Christmas wreaths before Remembrance Day—they were just getting ready for the annual parade of…
TED Talk of the Week: How to Make Stress Your Friend
Kelly McGonigal shows how changing the way you think about stress can change your body’s response to stress. We should view stress as helpful !
What You Should Consider Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant
-Christina Flemming Here at The Money Finder, most of us work remotely from home offices. Granted, we spend a lot of time travelling the country with our CEO, Stephanie Holmes-Winton—who’s on the move so much lately she can hardly remember…
Why Do We Like Our Names Written On Our Drinks So Much?
-Christina Flemming Coca-Cola recently reversed a decade long decline in sales by putting your name—and lots of other names—on bottles of Coke. You bought bottles for yourselves, bottles for your friends and family and then you purchased “BFF” and “Team”…
TED Talk of the Week: Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work
Jason Fried argues that offices are not productive spaces. Work is too often interrupted by M&M’s – Managers and Meetings.
Scarcity Math, or Abundance Math?
-Stephanie Holmes-Winton I wanted to dedicate a blog post to the topic of investing in you. I find the way you do the math when it comes to investing in training, in particular, determines your success. I’ve used a random…
4 Ways to Market Like Apple
-Christina Flemming Apple recently announced that they sold 39 million iPhones in the quarter that ended Sept 27. That’s a notable increase compared to the same quarter last year, when Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones. Think about that—39 million phones!…
TED Talk of the Week: What if Everyone at your Company was a Co-president?
Mike Derheim says he leads a whole team of “nerds” at his company and he views each team member as a co-president. How do you motivate your employees? How do you measure what matters?