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Leon Goren, President and CEO of North America's premier peer network and advisory community, PEO Leadership, brings together business leaders to share stories, best practices and learnings with the rest of the community, and help us think through the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. In short segments, Snippets delivers answers to important questions and provides inspiration and uplift in a time of change. Learn more at https://peo-leadership.com/.

Snippets with Leon Goren Leon Goren, PEO Leadership

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Leon Goren, President and CEO of North America's premier peer network and advisory community, PEO Leadership, brings together business leaders to share stories, best practices and learnings with the rest of the community, and help us think through the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. In short segments, Snippets delivers answers to important questions and provides inspiration and uplift in a time of change. Learn more at https://peo-leadership.com/.

    Big Predictions for Retail with the Visionary Les Mandelbaum, CEO of Umbra

    Big Predictions for Retail with the Visionary Les Mandelbaum, CEO of Umbra

    Les Mandelbaum is one of Canada's biggest retail success stories. As a co-founder of Umbra in 1979, Les has been able to predict markets shifts and rapidly transform his company, while pushing providing high-quality designs to consumers at affordable prices. Leon asks Les about his predictions for brick-and-mortar retail and his methods for being a Global player.  

    • 16 min
    The End of Combustion Vehicles with Novx Systems' Keith Beckley

    The End of Combustion Vehicles with Novx Systems' Keith Beckley

    Keith Beckley, CEO of Novx Systems, long-time member of PEO Leadership, physicist, engineer and climate activist, talks passionately about his “night gig” – following the EV industry. Keith took delivery of the 2nd Tesla Model S in Canada and spends his nights actively learning everything about EVs and the energy industry. Thinking about purchasing a new or used combustion engine vehicle in the coming months? Be sure to listen to this interview.

    If you’re interested in one of our The Way Forward live webcasts, please visit https://peo-leadership.com/. Please reach out to Kelly May kmay@peo-leadership.com 
    If you’d like to listen to some of our past webcasts, we have recordings on our COVID-19 resource page (https://peo-leadership.com/covid-19-resource-centre/). Guests have included University of Toronto’s Janice Stein, Harvard’s Rosabeth Kantor. We’ve talked about such topics as mental health, rent negotiations, the stimulus package and a host of others. 
    If you’d like to find out more about our leadership community, please feel free to reach out directly to lgoren@peo-leadership.com. 
    If you enjoyed today’s podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on Apple podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.  

    • 16 min
    All in the Family with Goemans Appliances' with Jason Goemans

    All in the Family with Goemans Appliances' with Jason Goemans

    What is it like to work in the family business? How do you make it your own and work with confidence and autonomy? Jason Goemans of Goemans Appliances joins Leon to talk about how his mentor and father, the late and great Tony Goemans, enabled him to succeed in his role. Jason also discusses how his business has adapted and grown tremendously amidst a real estate boom. 

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    If you’re interested in one of our The Way Forward live webcasts, please visit https://peo-leadership.com/. Please reach out to Kelly May kmay@peo-leadership.com 
    If you’d like to listen to some of our past webcasts, we have recordings on our COVID-19 resource page (https://peo-leadership.com/covid-19-resource-centre/). Guests have included University of Toronto’s Janice Stein, Harvard’s Rosabeth Kantor. We’ve talked about such topics as mental health, rent negotiations, the stimulus package and a host of others. 
    If you’d like to find out more about our leadership community, please feel free to reach out directly to lgoren@peo-leadership.com. 
    If you enjoyed today’s podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on Apple podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.  

    • 16 min
    Tips for Recruiting Top Candidates and Keeping Employees Around with Stafflink Solutions' Tim Collins

    Tips for Recruiting Top Candidates and Keeping Employees Around with Stafflink Solutions' Tim Collins

    Master cyclist and longtime PEO member, Tim Collins, joins Leon Goren on the Snippets podcast to talk about the world of recruiting - now in the period of looking beyond the pandemic. Tim is the CEO and founder of Stafflink is a boutique IT staffing company in Toronto, Canada, which helps companies hire mobile web developers, project managers, data analysts and IT staff.
    If you’re interested in one of our The Way Forward live webcasts, please visit https://peo-leadership.com/. Please reach out to Kelly May kmay@peo-leadership.com 
    If you’d like to listen to some of our past webcasts, we have recordings on our COVID-19 resource page (https://peo-leadership.com/covid-19-resource-centre/). Guests have included University of Toronto’s Janice Stein, Harvard’s Rosabeth Kantor. We’ve talked about such topics as mental health, rent negotiations, the stimulus package and a host of others. 
    If you’d like to find out more about our leadership community, please feel free to reach out directly to lgoren@peo-leadership.com. 
    If you enjoyed today’s podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on Apple podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.  

    • 13 min
    From a Multinational to the Canadian Marketplace with GNI's Bill Maginas

    From a Multinational to the Canadian Marketplace with GNI's Bill Maginas

    Leon Goren speaks with GNI's CEO, Bill Maginas, who made the transition in the fall of 2020 from the large multinational Johnson Controls to the Canadian firm, Great Northern Insulation. Bill discusses the challenges and opportunities of making the switch and what his experience has been working with fewer resources and bringing new employees onboard.
     
    If you’re interested in one of our The Way Forward live webcasts, please visit https://peo-leadership.com/. Please reach out to Kelly May kmay@peo-leadership.com 
    If you’d like to listen to some of our past webcasts, we have recordings on our COVID-19 resource page (https://peo-leadership.com/covid-19-resource-centre/). Guests have included University of Toronto’s Janice Stein, Harvard’s Rosabeth Kantor. We’ve talked about such topics as mental health, rent negotiations, the stimulus package and a host of others. 
    If you’d like to find out more about our leadership community, please feel free to reach out directly to lgoren@peo-leadership.com. 
    If you enjoyed today’s podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on Apple podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.  

    • 13 min
    Launching a Bold Marketing Strategy for Post-COVID Life with Church + State's Robin Whalen

    Launching a Bold Marketing Strategy for Post-COVID Life with Church + State's Robin Whalen

    President & CEO of Church + State, Robin Whalen, joins Leon to talk about the past year in her business and how companies are differentiating themselves by moving past marketing cliches and offering their customers a clear vision and set of values.

    If you’re interested in one of our The Way Forward live webcasts, please visit https://peo-leadership.com/. Please reach out to Kelly May kmay@peo-leadership.com 
    If you’d like to listen to some of our past webcasts, we have recordings on our COVID-19 resource page (https://peo-leadership.com/covid-19-resource-centre/). Guests have included University of Toronto’s Janice Stein, Harvard’s Rosabeth Kantor. We’ve talked about such topics as mental health, rent negotiations, the stimulus package and a host of others. 
    If you’d like to find out more about our leadership community, please feel free to reach out directly to lgoren@peo-leadership.com. 
    If you enjoyed today’s podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on Apple podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.  

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

SlinkyBettyBoop ,

Love this podcast!

Love listening to the personal and professional stories of these business leaders! Thanks for the inspiration!

Juan Carlos Ramirez III ,

Awesome Podcast!

These podcasts are very insightful. They’re also the perfect length. Keep them coming!

Louise May Clinger ,

Engaging and full of insight into leaders and our world!

Rlly enjoyed this podcast. Leon’s a great host!

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