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Monday December 30, 2013

Ted Talks

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...

Global Markets

Athena Software and Sinapse Partner to Implement Penelope Case Management Solution for Medicare Local Organizations in Australia

Waterloo - Australian consulting firm Sinapse and Waterloo, Ont. software company Athena Software have begun implementing Athena's Penelope case management software application at Medicare Local organizations across Australia. Medicare Locals form the Australian Medicare Local Alliance, a group whose grassroots work helps to promote preventive health care in order to help create a more cost-effective healthcare system. Sinapse is a partner of Athena Software and provides comprehensive implementation services to organizations using Penelope in Australia and New Zealand.

Growing Markets

Ontario Business Prepares to Launch Across Canada

Co-founder Luke Bazely prepares to launch his business across Canada this January

Barrie – When brothers Luke and Brian Bazely launched their business earlier 2013, they envisioned helping keep the streets safer while creating jobs with a socially responsible company. “The response to the business has exceeded our expectations,” says Brian, “Luke and I are excited for our busines in the Barrie market and in using that market to launch the service offering to many other markets across Canada.”


Canadian Consumer Confidence Reached Three-year High in 2013

WINNIPEG - Consumer confidence in Canada climbed steadily throughout 2013 and reached its highest point since early 2011. A Harris Decima Index of Consumer Confidence stood at 77.6 in the first quarter of this year, moving to 79.7 in the second quarter, 81.2 in the third, and finally ending the year at 84.4 in the fourth quarter. This improvement is in contrast to 2012 when consumer confidence remained static for the final three quarters of the year. In fact, consumer confidence is at its highest point since the first quarter of 2011.


George Chuvalo and Fitz the Whip to celebrate the Grand Opening of Vanderpool Fitness and Boxing
Waterloo – Fitz the Whip is celebrating his 11th anniversary with the Grand Opening of his new location in Waterloo. Hall of Famer, iconic Canadian boxing legend, published author and anti-drug advocate, George Chuvalo will be speaking to an anticipated full house. Chuvalo and Fitz Vanderpool ae focused on teaching today’s youth to channel their energy into building their confidence and making the world a safer place. Chuvalo will also be available to sign copies of his new book, Chuvalo: A Fighter’s Life.

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