Opportunities NB Blog

  • The Big Lie About Finding and Keeping Fiercely Loyal Employees – Part 2

    In this two-part series, Opportunities NB (ONB) sat down with Dov Baron, named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine, to talk about his latest book Fiercely Loyal. In part one of our interview, Baron offered great insight into why millennials think differently than baby boomers or even many Generation X employees. He also introduced the

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  • The Big Lie About Finding and Keeping Fiercely Loyal Employees – Part 1

    In his latest book, Fiercely Loyal, Dov Baron struck a chord. With a wonderful array of real examples and relevant research, Baron demonstrates the way we have been managing for years is no longer the recipe for success. This is particularly true if you want to find and keep what you hope are fiercely loyal employees.

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  • There is No Place Like Home When it Comes to New Brunswick

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    You know those famous lyrics “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” Well that’s exactly what Kelly L. Buffett discovered after leaving New Brunswick nine years ago. She really did discover there is no place like home, and has since returned to New Brunswick to set up a law practice in Fredericton. In

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  • New Brunswick Export Success Stories: Populus Global Solutions

    In June, the 2015 Export Awards recognized New Brunswick companies that have achieved recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets and expanding their reach. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to take advantage of our relationships with some of that event’s featured speakers, and get their thoughts on achieving export success in Canada. Beth Webster is VP of Operations

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  • How a New Brunswick Startup Plans to Revolutionize Agriculture

    New Brunswick’s Resson delivers customized precision solutions for clients in the agriculture sector. Utilizing recent advances in large-scale cloud-based data processing, swarm robotics, and advanced data analytics, the Resson Agricultural Management and Analytics System (RAMAS™) gives the agricultural operator analytical insights and dynamic control over the farm area. Resson’s data-driven solution analyzes crop metrics to assess crop status and

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  • Build Your Business Where Great Things Can Happen


    Last week we posted part one of our chat with Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, in which we learned that New Brunswick is a place where you can live, work and do truly amazing things. There was just so much excitement in our conversation that we decided to add a second part to the interview. Today, we look closer at

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  • C-Suite Insights: Brett Proud of GuestLogix


    Interviewing members of the C-Suite from leading, high-growth companies is always of great utility for our audience. In today’s post, we are pleased to interview Brett Proud, President & CEO of GuestLogix, to get a few of his insights for the rest of 2015. GuestLogix is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GXI,

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  • Live, Work, Do Amazing Things: Choose New Brunswick

    Imagine a place where you can be yourself, work with phenomenal people, and do some really amazing things! Sometimes finding this place involves a bit of a journey, but at the end of it something wonderful happens – you make a discovery. This is very much the case for Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, Associate Professor and Dr.

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  • New Brunswick Export Success Stories: CARIS

    Fredericton’s CARIS captured the 2011 Exporter of the Year Award thanks to their world-class geospatial software solutions. The company was born in 1979 when Dr. Salem Masry, a professor at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), was asked to advise on the creation of a digital mapping software. Over 36 years later the company now designs and builds solutions for customers operating across the

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