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5 Ways to Capitalize on LinkedIn

& Sales.

This article is meant for those of you who have either never used LinkedIn, or have used it, but don’t understand what all the fuss is about. Think about this: at the time of the original publishing of this post (September 30, 2012) LinkedIn had over 6 million members in Canada and 187 million members… Read more »

5 Hours to a New Customer

& Sales.

Business in Vancouver asked us what advice we would give an established business to help them find new customers. The answer?  Do Something. There are many strategies for finding clients – approach new markets, offer different services, create a unique product, or enter a geographic region you’ve never tried. While business leaders spend a lot… Read more »

Hiring a Consultant: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Great Questions

& Leadership.

People intuitively understand that there is value in an outside perspective. How much value, however, is largely dependent on whose perspective you get. The difference between good and great is often counter-intuitive, and a consultant’s value can be tough to decipher in just a meeting or two. Finding the right consultant was Bellrock’s challenge when… Read more »

Effective One-on-One Meetings

& Management.

One-on-one meetings are held between a manager and direct report with the objectives of setting priorities, gaining clarity around progress, and improving performance. The value of the meeting should be, at a minimum, equal to the cost of the time spent in the meeting.