Karen Hawthorne

The Real Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The Real Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

City of Mission, B.C.

As the familiar real estate saying goes: location, location, location. The City of Mission, British Columbia has a prime location and a lot to offer businesses and individuals looking for natural beauty and a great community vibe.

The New Normal

The New Normal

Changing Consumer Trends

We’ve been through a lot. COVID took pretty much everything we’d taken as normal for decades and turned it all on its ear in little more than a couple of months – and kept things that way for two years.

Pandemic Reset

Pandemic Reset

The Shifting Workplace

For a lot of us, the pandemic has shown that there are more important things in life than climbing the corporate ladder and bringing home big dollars. The uncertainties and challenges of lockdowns have had people rethinking their connection to work, how they work, where they work – and what they do for a living.

Black Entrepreneurs

Black Entrepreneurs

Scaling for Success

In this month, we look at the history, the contributions and the achievements of the Black community in North America. Getting ahead in business can be an uphill battle at the best of times, and when one is faced with additional challenges of inequality in the form of wealth gap, lack of privilege, and outright racism, the struggle for success for an entrepreneur – especially a Black one – can be daunting.

Workforce Reset

Workforce Reset

Chasing Talent in a Vibrant New Economy

What happens when growing demand meets shrinking workforce? This has been the reality for a number of sectors, including manufacturing – even in a pandemic. With the workforce largely approaching retirement, employers are under real pressure to find skilled workers in the face of unrelenting product demand.

The New Sweet Spot for Emerging Industries

The New Sweet Spot for Emerging Industries

The Greater San Marcos Partnership

Got an innovative organization? These San Marcos, Texas ingredients will set it up for growth: strategic location, skilled workforce, new recruit pipeline, affordable living amongst beautiful amenities. And how about the famously delicious pies, or crystal-clear rivers?

How a Small Canadian City Kept Business and Growth Alive During the Pandemic

How a Small Canadian City Kept Business and Growth Alive During the Pandemic

City of St. Thomas, ON

Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of headlines about doom and gloom through COVID-19, but there are some good news stories. No question, the pandemic has been a challenging time for mental health, weathering all the uncertainty and following the protocols of masking to keep contagion at bay. But the people of St. Thomas, a small railway city in southwestern Ontario two hours from Detroit, are a resilient bunch.

Super Smart

Super Smart

How Tech-Driven is Your Office?

Check out any high production science fiction movie and you can always tell that it’s set in the future – not because of how people are dressed or how they talk, but because of all those futuristic features that the buildings and spacecraft have.

Powering New Manufacturing Opportunities

Battery Solutions

In the past, batteries ended up in landfills or banished to boxes in the basement and forgotten. But today, as a new awareness has revealed the environmental fallout of used batteries, recycling has become the option for battery disposal going forward.

Wowing Clients with Video Walls and Digital Whiteboards

Wowing Clients with Video Walls and Digital Whiteboards

TSI Global Companies

The St. Louis Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans in 1999’s Super Bowl. The St. Louis Cardinals swept the San Diego Padres to win the 2006 World Series. And in 2019, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 for their first Stanley Cup. What do these champions have in common?

The NFL’s Newest City is Setting Its Own Course

The NFL’s Newest City is Setting Its Own Course

City of Henderson, NV

If you’re a Raiders fan and living in the Las Vegas Valley, these are extremely happy days. The NFL team has its new home – and an incredible $1.9 billion 65,000-seat domed stadium – in the City of Henderson, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas.

Parenthood, Diapers and Ingenuity

Parenthood, Diapers and Ingenuity

Leda Health Innovations

Diaper rash is no picnic, for babies or their caregivers. That red, bumpy, irritated skin on a little one’s bottom can leave them uncomfortable and making everyone miserable.

A Cosmic Gold Rush?

A Cosmic Gold Rush?

Mining in Space

Remember that big blockbuster movie from the late 90s “Armageddon” with Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck? They had to save the planet from a lethal giant asteroid that was hurtling toward Earth, and the solution involved landing on said asteroid to drill into it.

Sales Leads are a Snap with the Wingmate App

Sales Leads are a Snap with the Wingmate App

Wingmate

Picture this: virtually everyone in your business is a new business prospector, providing hundreds of new sales leads every month. You’ve got a system to capture and qualify those leads, and a reward program designed to keep the sales funnel full.

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