Women’s Month

Women’s Month

Women’s month. The questions we ask ourselves can make a difference! For me, Women’s month is a time to reflect on what women have overcome in their struggle to be recognized as equals in society. It is a time to celebrate the lengths women have gone to in order to...
Cindy Norcott’s 25 lessons from 25 years in business

Cindy Norcott’s 25 lessons from 25 years in business

1. Marketing is the backbone of your business– always have a Marketing plan and ensure that every day you do something that will make you top of mind with your clients. 2. Stop playing small – always add another zero to everything you plan to do in terms of...
Why companies don’t hire the right people

Why companies don’t hire the right people

Why companies don’t hire the right people – from a recruiter’s point of view I have been a recruiter for 23 years and I thought I would share with you some common issues that I have been witness to that can result in a company not hiring the right people. When some...
Here’s to the women I know

Here’s to the women I know

I love August. It is womens’ month after all! I enjoy participating in the many events that celebrate women and the successes they have made. To be honest, I don’t believe womens’ month is about womens’ struggle for freedom from oppression by men but rather a...
The heart and Art of customer service

The heart and Art of customer service

I have just returned from a 12 day social trip to the United States. One of the highlights for me amongst the many exciting events we experienced was the service myself and my companions received while we were in the Big Apple. In retail stores, the shop assistants...