July 7, 2015

Four Ways That Organizations Can Make Effective Use of the Summer Downtime

Summer time is a good time for some reflection and relaxation. Employees will be enjoying the beautiful weather on vacation. You may be finding that the office is fairly quiet these days. We’re in the welcome days of the corporate summer downtime. However, for an effective organization, there is no downtime. There are always operational

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June 2, 2015

Need help understanding & contributing to Aboriginal reconciliation? Success Starts Here.

An essential part of the vision of Nbisiing Consulting Inc. is to contribute to the success of our clients as well as indigenous communities while being guided by indigenous values. This is not only fundamental to the services we provide, but it’s absolutely integral to achieving reconciliation between First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities and all Canadians.

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May 25, 2015

Looking for an MC, speaker or professional facilitator?

Are you looking for an experienced motivational speaker, facilitator or Master of Ceremonies? Perhaps you want to bring some leadership, spirit and strategic direction to your meeting, conference or special event? Bob Goulais and Nbisiing Consulting Inc. will meet your needs. The Nbisiing approach makes use of high energy, clear, professional announcing, fun, appropriate and respectful humour

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May 12, 2015

Management Consulting Services leading to Accreditation

NIPISSING FIRST NATION (May 12, 2015) – Nbisiing Consulting continues to grow – serving as a positive force for Aboriginal business and organizational development. Today, Bob Goulais, President and Senior Principal of Nbisiing Consulting Inc. announced an expanded scope of management consulting services dedicated to foster excellence and quality organizational and corporate development. “Nbisiing Consulting’s team has

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May 1, 2015

Safety Moment: Give ’em a Brake

It’s going to be another beautiful weekend in most parts of the country.  As the spring weather improves that means more and more families will be travelling the highways and byways.  The good weather also means that highway construction season has begun. All those warning signs, and orange and black pylons clearly indicate the presence

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April 25, 2015

Introducing Indigenous Cultural Advisory Services

Having a challenge connecting with your Aboriginal partner?  Willing to consider an “outside-the-box” approach that can truly meet the needs of the community you are working with?  Nbisiing Consulting Inc.’s approach promotes a new way of doing business with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people.  In other words, an approach that is consistent with indigenous values, that is

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April 20, 2015

Why do I need to work with Aboriginal communities?

Why is it a good practice to build working relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities? Set aside that it just might be the right thing to do, or that your dialogue may result in the necessary support, consent and social license to operate on traditional territory. The most basic rationale for good Aboriginal relations

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April 14, 2015

First Impressions: Meeting your Indigenous Partner for the First Time

You may be a bit nervous, feeling unprepared and vulnerable. Or perhaps you are overconfident and feel this meeting may feel this is not a big deal. Either way, your first face-to-face meeting with a potential First Nation, Métis or Inuit partner is critical in building trust, and establishing a relationship that will lead to

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April 6, 2015

Due Consideration: Working with remote First Nations

There are certain realities that must be considered when working with First Nation communities in remote parts of the country. If these considerations are not factored into an engagement plan, or your plan to work in partnership with First Nation communities, you may find your plans stifled by a lack of enthusiasm. High Cost –

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March 22, 2015

Understanding Indigenous Perspectives on World Water Day

Today is World Water Day, a day established by the United Nations to celebrate and protect clean water. In Canada, we are fortunate to be surrounded by a nearly limitless supply of the cleanest, freshest water in the world. We know very well that many other people and places on the planet are not so

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