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Building a better world, and preserving it at the same time

When it comes to environmental responsibility, the Canadian government has regulations set in place to ensure protection of our water, land, air, flora and fauna. Canadian businesses follow rules, regulations, and processes all in the name of conserving the health and the beauty of our Earth, but how many of those go above and beyond?…

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Failure as a key driver for growth

Can businesses get better through failure? Yes, it can be done. Lean Construction Institute-Canada (LCI-C) held a conference in Vancouver last month and our very own Bob Robinson was a featured presenter. His presentation, titled “How I Failed in Lean: A Leadership Story” shared key insights about the importance of learning from mistakes and empowering…

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‘Tis the Season to be helpful…

I’ve never been a big fan of the cold. It’s not that I don’t enjoy winter, because winter is beautiful and fresh and gives me good reason to wear my warmest, ugliest Christmas sweater, drink rum and eggnog and watch ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ on repeat – which are all wonderful things. It’s easy…

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Want to be more successful? Become more disciplined

The Westcor Way

Type the word “success” into your favourite search engine and peek at the multitude of definitions and meanings attributed to it. The “accomplishment of an aim or purpose”, “the attainment of popularity or profit”, “a person that achieves prosperity.” What does it mean to ‘be successful’ from an objective standpoint? Is it having a house,…

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