March 18, 2015

Youth hockey reaches thousands of First Nations people


One of the essential elements of my philosophy and a new way of doing business with Canada’s First Peoples is understanding and appreciating our values, needs and priorities. There is no greater priority than our children and youth. While it is essential to keep your corporate eye on the prize – a.k.a. project success –

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March 17, 2015

Introducing… Nbisiing Consulting and a New Way of Doing Business


NIPISSING FIRST NATION – “It is with great pleasure that I announce the establishment of Nbisiing Consulting,” said Bob Goulais, President and Senior Principal of the boutique consulting firm based in Nipissing First Nation.  “I’m proud that my company carries the name of my community and my people.” With the launch of the website,

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March 3, 2015

Successful Aboriginal Consultation Requires Partnership


There are many corporations that are looking for the right formula for successful consultation with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in Canada. You may have a critical project in First Nation’s traditional territory that requires work with local communities. Legal counsel, government officials and your own Aboriginal Affairs advisors assure you that there are

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March 3, 2015

Managing and Prioritizing Your Tasks


What a lot of professionals tend to overlook are the everyday demands on their time and energy.  People are often consumed with the priorities others put on their needs, rather than prioritizing and managing your tasks based on your needs. In terms of what you are doing, right now, tasks are often divided into two

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