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    • Lloyd’s Register: How will predictive analytics transform oil and gas?

      by Tina Olivero

      57 of the world’s 100 largest oil and gas firms are using, or have plans to use predictive analytics. How will predictive analytics transform oil and gas? Are we ready? A new industry report produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) – reveals the pace, development and adoption of predictive analytics in the oil and gas sector. […]

    • Furever Young: Senior Animal Rescue

      by Tina Olivero

      I’ll never forget the day I met Kelsey. She strolled into one of my leadership training programs full of discontent about life and the human condition. It wasn’t long into that transformational event that we discovered Kelsey’s burning passion. With a heart the size of Newfoundland, Kelsey wanted to save and support seniors. Not people […]

    • Extraordinary Women: Thought Provoking Perspectives

      by Tina Olivero

      In Newfoundland and Labrador, sharing stories has been our way of life. In this edition of The OGM, we put the spotlight on “Extraordinary Women”. Those who make a difference in business and our communities every day and tell great stories. These women are leaders. Thier commitment, endless hours of hard work and passion are […]

    • GET DIGI WITH IT

      by Tina Olivero

      5 MUST KNOWS FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD Thriving in the digital world means understanding that the new front door of your business is online. The new potential client for your company is online. The business solution you seek is online. The person you are about to hire is online. The next investor […]

    • Newfoundland’s Offshore: Time to take the BULL BY THE HORNS!

      by Tina Olivero

      In Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope, he said that his role as the president was a great responsibility and his drive came from great discontent. I thought a lot about that and realized that discontent comes from the disparity between where we are and where we can be. It’s that uncomfortable edge that has […]

    • Energy Efficiency with Ashley Smith

      by Tina Olivero

      Our energy bills are about to increase so paying attention to energy and developing a strategy for reducing energy consumption simply makes good business sense. A ‘pay at the pump’ tax on all fossil fuels. This includes gasoline, diesel, propane, heating oil and is starting no later than 2019. Canada signed the Paris Accord and […]

    • Levert Group: Our Product Is People

      by Tina Olivero

      Richard Levert, president of Levert Group saw the opportunities of the future in ‘people’. Richard found a niche in the market for hiring reliable, skilled workers in the industrial sector and to his credit, built a highly successful personnel agency from there. He says, “our product is people.” Karen Myers is the Branch Manager for […]

    • Partnership: IKEA & Neste for a fossil-free future

      by Tina Olivero

      IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally. IKEA wants […]

    • Dubai Carbon: Recognized Contribution

      by Tina Olivero

      Dubai Carbon honoured His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, with a framed copy of The Sustainabilist magazine to acknowledge his contribution to achieving the UAE’s sustainable development goals. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi led the development of the National Climate Change Plan of the UAE 2017-2050, spearheaded […]

    • In The Know: For Entrepreneurs on International Trade

      by Tina Olivero

      It was only after Pernille Fischer Boulter moved to Canada that she realized there is no real word for “please” in the Danish language.  For many Canadians, she came across as quite rude. And as some Scandinavians, she was also a direct communicator and spoke quite frankly.   It was not until after she had been […]

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