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The Rise of the Flexible, Holistic Office

There are immense waves of change taking effect in functional planning, since it is driven, at its foundation, by how people interact with spaces...
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Growth: why don’t they just get it?

The failure of many large digital transformations projects lies not in the system itself, but in how your people interact with it. In these turbulent...
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Roll.Focus. supports local business with online video training workshops

As with so many small businesses, when the pandemic reached our community last spring, the landscape shifted at Roll.Focus. headquarters and the future was...
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Choosing The Right Project Management Company Key to Successful Commercial Renovations

You’ve decided to renovate your commercial space. Perhaps you’re launching a new business you’ve been working on for years, or, your company is doing...

Leadership

The Rise of the Flexible, Holistic Office

There are immense waves of change taking effect in functional planning, since it is driven, at its foundation, by how people interact with spaces...

Technology

Growth: why don’t they just get it?

laptop and spreadsheet working on digital transformation
The failure of many large digital transformations projects lies not in the system itself, but in how your people interact with it. In these turbulent...

B.C. Government Re-Envisions Future of Work

West Shore ShareSpace
Launching a coworking space in a pandemic seems counterintuitive, but the B.C. Government’s new West Shore ShareSpace is anything but. Ann Squires Ferguson, CEO at Western...

Point of View: Digital Government

Jaimie Boyd, Chief Digital Officer for the BC Government
Jaimie Boyd is the chief digital officer for the Government of British Columbia. Working within B.C.’s Ministry of Citizens’ Services, her role is to...

Strong Enough for Mars – Langford company part of successful mission

Perseverance Rover on Mars
On February 18th, 2021, the Perseverance rover landed on Mars with a plan to collect geographical specimens by drilling into the red plant. One...

The Victoria business community is, like everyone across Canada, grappling with the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. Douglas is speaking to entrepreneurs and professionals who support and inspire their customers and the greater community through their work, asking for their feedback on how they’re coping with the crisis, the resources they’re using, and the advice they give all of us moving forward.

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Relief promised for restaurant industry – will it help?

The B.C. government announced on April 8th that it will provide more than $50 million to help the 14,000 restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries, gyms...
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Human Resources: Virtual Praise for Job Well Done

Peer recognition and engagement software can make it easier to build a culture of appreciation for your employees. In 2021, you’re likely working with either...

During a social and economic crisis, maintaining and growing share of voice is more important than ever — but harder to accomplish when budgets are slashed and revenues drop. Victoria’s marketing and advertising experts share their advice on implementing effective consumer engagement strategies during and beyond the COVID-19 lock down.

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Taste of Langford spotlights eateries in business booster campaign

If you haven’t been out for dinner in the West Shore lately, here’s a great incentive. The City of Langford has launched the latest...

Adapt your Message, Know Your Mix and Be Online

Steve Hutchinson and Don Landels of Treehouse Media are experts in connecting brands to consumers in memorable ways through traditional and digital media advertising. They...

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