How Kangoroo Playgrounds Increased Production by 33%

Founded in 1993, Kangoroo Playgrounds Ltd. is a world-class manufacturer of playgrounds, recreational equipment, and sports equipment. Through continuous innovation, a dedication to quality products, and a desire for continuous improvement, the company has emerged as a leader in design and safety. Kangoroo has multiple subsidiaries, including Bison Bumpers, Kan-Rink Ice Systems, RedRailed SkateBoard Parks,…

Are you putting added stress on your employees?

This past March, I was able to attend the very first training session in North America on the new ISO Standard 9001:45003 Occupational Health & Safety Management – Psychological Health & Safety at Work: Managing psychosocial risks. It quickly made me realize that it is not only important to have systems and procedures in place…

Human Resources Manager

A company in the Caraquet region is seeking to fill the position of Manager of Human Resources. If you are looking for the challenge, join a dynamic team with a growing company that occupies an important place in its industry. Reporting to the President, the Manager of Human Resources is a strategic partner who guides…

Succession in a Family Business: Blessing or Curse?

Do entrepreneurs who are passionate about their work ever retire? Well, why wouldn’t they? The only difference between an employee and an entrepreneur is that entrepreneurs must plan for their succession—in fact, it is crucial that they do. Developing a succession plan forces you to build a team of leaders and create robust management systems,…

KISS – Keep It Simple

We humans are great at making things complicated, but are we really making them better? We can apply the topic of over-complicating things to many things, solutions, processes, ideas, messages, and many more. To keep things simple, let’s put it in the context of managing your priorities. Here we have 2 PICK charts, they are…

Proactive Management vs. Crisis Management

In the current global context, everyone is talking about the importance of good leadership. Pandemic or not, it is always in times of crisis that true leaders stand out. You’ve most likely already heard the well-known adage: A smooth sea never made a good sailor. There has been a flurry of articles and webinars over…