The Shift: Productivity, Your Organization, & The Future of Atlantic Canada

Join us in Moncton, NB at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel on Monday November 30th (evening), Tuesday December 1st, and Wednesday December 2nd 2015 for a conference aimed at shaping the future of Atlantic Canadian business, government, and nonprofits. Click here for a tentative conference program! Click here to purchase your tickets! Click here for sponsorship opportunities! Note: we […]

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Join our Growing Atlantic Canadian Team!

Symplicity Designs is growing our Atlantic Canadian Team again! Continuing on our quest to “Make the World a Better Place, One Organization at a Time,” Symplicity is seeking interested applicants who have some experience leading teams (for our leader-leader culture). You will act as a support and, in time, as a lead on transforming organizations […]

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Good to Great, Performance Excellence, and Compound Interest

In 2001 researcher Jim Collins published Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t. The book was a follow-up to bestselling business book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (1994) which focused on understanding why certain businesses lasted as long as they had (since then a number of those […]

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The Power of the Pareto Chart

Perhaps the most important tool that Symplicity Designs uses with our clients is the Pareto chart. These charts have their origins in the Pareto principle (also known as the 80-20 rule): the notion that, for many small events, a small amount of the causes have a disproportionately large impact on the effects. The Pareto principle […]

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Symplicity is the Ninth Best Place to Work in Atlantic Canada!

Symplicity Designs was recently named the ninth Best Place to Work in Atlantic Canada. This ninth annual program was created by Progress magazine and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Atlantic Canada, benefiting the region’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made […]

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Ten Learnings from Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc.

In honour of Earth Day 2015 Symplicity Designs presents ten learnings from Yvon Chouinard, one of the world’s leaders in sustainable business practices. At Symplicity, we are big fans of Patagonia, Inc., a world-renowned outdoor clothing company. Patagonia is more than environmentally conscious; Patagonia’s mission is to “make the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, […]

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