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What makes Silicon Valley companies so successful?

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google and Jonathan Rosenberg, former senior vice president of products were on stage at an Empire Club event in Toronto discussing their new book How Google Works. They started by ignoring questions  posed by the moderator CBC’s Amanda Lang, instead...

Ice River Springs relaunched

Announcing a refreshed corporate identity, a new website and new products. A fast-growing company, Ice River Springs is a Canadian business success story with a unique corporate culture. They are passionate about saving energy, reducing waste and recycling and are the only North American beverage company...

Ice River Springs wins environmental packaging award

Our client, Ice River Springs, has been recognized in the DuPont Awards for packaging innovation in the Responsible Packaging category.  Most food and beverage manufacturing companies generate packaging and at the same time make broad claims about being environmentally responsible; claims that are motivated more by the need to reduce energy expenditures...

A difficult to explain business gets focused

Service businesses often face a challenge. They provide a range of services tailored to each of their customers and much of the value they provide is because they are adaptable and they customize their offerings. Their services are intangible, flexible and difficult to sum up. You...

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Mindcamp 2013 – Canada’s Creativity Conference

Want to become more creative? Yes? Then hurry and register for one of the most stimulating creativity conferences in the world. It is this August at Geneva Park on Lake Couchiching and it is filling up fast. Tom Beakbane has participated in the conference for the last...

Getting over the fear of creating videos

Mindcamp is a conference that attracts experts from around the world who help organizations become more creative. Every year I facilitate a workshop and this year we spent time learning how to shoot and edit videos on smartphones. The session was titled, “Creativity in your...

Capturing Olympian Financial’s brand essence

Olympian Financial Inc. was founded by Danny Mitonides and Alexander Mitonidis and over the last 20 years has grown into a full fledged financial services company with a high caliber team of professional, like-minded and client-centered financial advisors. Up until now the company had invested all...

Leadership in a digital world

Online and mobile communications are revolutionizing every aspect of marketing. Now digital strategies have become the axle around which all corporate communications radiate. The digital realm now includes management dashboards, websites, online video, social sites, mobile, tablets, e-mail and inbound marketing that together provide the...

A magical open house

We welcomed friends and clients to our open house to celebrate the season. Dave Grosfield, a big-hearted member of the Beakbane team in the 1990s, returned to entertain us as the professional magician – "Baldini". His personality is as big as ever – but with...

He changed business culture

Six years I wrote a booklet called How to Build Sustainable Value. It attempted to bridge the divide between the mindset of strategists and the mindset of creatives. At the time you either felt like you were a supporter of business school logic and "metrics" or...