Resources

COVID-19 Resources

To help ease the strain COVID-19 is placing on Canadian Businesses,  TEC Canada has compiled insights from global experts to support business leaders as they navigate the challenges and opportunities presented.  If you would like to receive similar information more regularly, please click here.

How Remote Work Is Killing Your Ability to Capture Critical Business Intelligence (and what to do about it)

There’s a simple exercise called, “The Power of One.” It’s one simple question that you ask each month for three different groups. This exercise will allow you to always remain at the forefront of what is happening with your customers, employees, and key suppliers.

CEO Confidence Index Q2 2021

The TEC Canada CEO Confidence Index is a quarterly survey measuring the confidence of Canadian business leaders of small-to-medium enterprises. The results provide insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by leaders and their confidence in the Canadian business environment. The TEC Canada CEO Confidence Index Q2 2021 was conducted from March 11th, 2021 to March 31st, 2021, and had nearly 250 Canadian participants in the research.

Why the Companies of the Future Will Need Groups AND Teams

If success comes from the team, groups can be viewed as the practice field. And in a competitive environment where every day is gameday, leaders need to hone in on the importance of groups. TEC speaker and award-winning author Leo Bottary writes how groups lead teams to stronger engagement and strategic alignment.

Balancing the Scales: How Your Organization’s DNA Determines Your Focus on Quality vs. Growth

Navel gazing and overanalyzing while expecting growth means a long, slow crawl to the top. Alternatively, running at full speed by the seat of your pants without any sort of structure or consideration of quality isn’t going to help you retain customers. Which approach is the right approach?

Featured Insights: Sales & Marketing

As COVID-19 is continuously changing how B2B & B2C buyers and sellers interact, and online sales consistently trend to their highest levels in history, TEC Canada has focused on Sales & Marketing as our most recent quarterly content theme. This blog features a compilation of the most impactful Sales & Marketing insights that we’ve shared over the past few months and have all been strategically selected to help you make better business decisions.

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TEC Canada Deeper Insights Webinars

Typically exclusive to TEC members, we have opened access to our entire webinar archive to help the entire Canadian business community excel during this time. Featuring thought leadership from expert speakers, these webinars are designed to help you navigate challenges and remain at the forefront of your industry. View our entire webinar achieve below.
To register for our upcoming live webinars, click here.

How to Segment Your Customers for Business Focus and Profitability

Although 100% of business owners and executives say customer segmentation is very important to the success of their business, less than 15% are happy with their segmentation efforts. In this previously-recorded webinar featuring you will learn from a world authority on how to segment your customers in a straightforward, easy-to-implement fashion.

Mergers & Acquisitions – Preparing Your Business for Transition

Looking to gain an advanced understanding of valuation and merger & acquisition (M&A) techniques? Kevin Shaw – Senior Vice President at Renaissance Mergers & Acquisitions – explains the art and science of valuation so that you can embark on a sale process with a value expectation based on appropriate valuation concepts.

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News

How Remote Work Is Killing Your Ability to Capture Critical Business Intelligence (and what to do about it)

May 18th, 2021|

There’s a simple exercise called, “The Power of One.” It’s one simple question that you ask each month for three different groups. This exercise will allow you to always remain at the forefront of what is happening with your customers, employees, and key suppliers.

TEC Members Lead Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2021 List

May 13th, 2021|

Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies undergo a rigorous application process, but only the best are awarded this prestigious designation. The recipients are some of the most passionate, innovative, and successful businesses in the country, and we are proud to have them within the TEC community.

Why the Companies of the Future Will Need Groups AND Teams

May 4th, 2021|

If success comes from the team, groups can be viewed as the practice field. And in a competitive environment where every day is gameday, leaders need to hone in on the importance of groups. TEC speaker and award-winning author Leo Bottary writes how groups lead teams to stronger engagement and strategic alignment.

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Events

From established CEOs and members of the C-suite to management teams and entrepreneurial business owners, TEC Canada’s events are strategically designed to meet the distinct needs of leaders at all stages of their learning and growth.

Featuring sought-after keynote speakers, impactful discussion sessions, and an unsurpassed opportunity to expand your network, don’t miss your chance to experience the power of business connection through TEC. All of our events are currently held in a virtual environment, but will include an in-person format when it’s safe to do so.

Member Stories

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Insights

How Remote Work Is Killing Your Ability to Capture Critical Business Intelligence (and what to do about it)

May 18th, 2021|

There’s a simple exercise called, “The Power of One.” It’s one simple question that you ask each month for three different groups. This exercise will allow you to always remain at the forefront of what is happening with your customers, employees, and key suppliers.

CEO Confidence Index Q2 2021

May 7th, 2021|

The TEC Canada CEO Confidence Index is a quarterly survey measuring the confidence of Canadian business leaders of small-to-medium enterprises. The results provide insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by leaders and their confidence in the Canadian business environment. The TEC Canada CEO Confidence Index Q2 2021 was conducted from March 11th, 2021 to March 31st, 2021, and had nearly 250 Canadian participants in the research.

Why the Companies of the Future Will Need Groups AND Teams

May 4th, 2021|

If success comes from the team, groups can be viewed as the practice field. And in a competitive environment where every day is gameday, leaders need to hone in on the importance of groups. TEC speaker and award-winning author Leo Bottary writes how groups lead teams to stronger engagement and strategic alignment.

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The Leadership Standard Podcast

Beau Lotto – Professor of Neuroscience, Author, and Entrepreneur

Beau has spoken at the G8, Google’s Zeitgeist, Wired, Oslo Freedom Forum, Big Think and contributed to the BBC, National Geographic, Netflix, and PBS – and in this episode of The Leadership Standard podcast, he provides listeners with the framework to expertly navigate periods of uncertainty, how to strategically approach personal and professional problems, and how to successfully inspire innovation within their teams.

Bob Izumi – Professional Angler and the Host of Bob Izumi’s Real Fishing Show

In this episode of The Leadership Standard podcast hosted by TEC Speaker and branding expert Gair Maxwell, Bob Izumi shares the blueprint for turning your passion into a career – and reveals how Bob’s Real Fishing television show and Real Fishing Radio program became Canada’s longest-running syndicated television and radio series, respectively.

Robert Rose – Founder of The Content Advisory, CSO at Content Marketing Institute, Author and Speaker

Did you know that content marketing can generate triple the amount of outbound marketing leads, drive six times higher conversion rates, and has the potential to generate a 7.8-fold boost in your web traffic? Whether you’re wondering how to execute content marketing more effectively – or how your organization can hit the ground running and get started and up to speed – you won’t want this episode of The Leadership Standard podcast featuring Robert Rose.  

Jennifer Carlson – CEO & Co-founder of Baby Gourmet, Founder at Thirsty Naturals

For help navigating toxic work cultures, how to take the first step in turning your business idea into a reality, and the possibilities that arise from falling down seven times, then standing up eight, press play on this gripping conversation between Jennifer Carlson and Gair Maxwell below. It just might be the event that inspires you to become an entrepreneur yourself.

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