The Rostie Group Holiday Celebration

We will be hosting our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 4:00 - 6:30 PM. There will be delicious appetizers, plenty of refreshments, and live music. You just have to bring your holiday spirit to sing a long with us! We look forward to seeing you there. Check out our previous holiday celebration for a preview of what you have to look forward to:   … [Read more...]

4 key Indicators of a Successful Meeting

Contributor:  John Aymes Setting an objective everyone agrees upon It may be one thing to have a meeting for a specific purpose and to stick to that but if everyone in the meeting is not interested in the purpose or the outcomes then it defeats the purpose of sending off an agenda in the first place. Shared objectives help those in attendance to plan effectively in advance and also equip individual participants with enough info to evaluate the direction of the meeting as it goes along. … [Read more...]

Rostie & Associates – Hiring now!

Rostie and Associates is now hiring a sales professional who has experience in recruitment as well as exceptional negotiation and communications skills. If you're searching for a stimulating and rewarding career in a fast paced environment, please send us your resume for review: rostie@rostie.com   … [Read more...]

6 Apps you could be using for Meetings

Contributor: John Aymes Need an excuse to take your phone or tablet to the meeting with you? Look no further, here are some great apps that not only make meetings more productive but enhance collaboration as well, with  features that range from file sharing to taking minutes and or preparing points.   GoToMeeting (iPhone, Android) This app is number one our list and with good reason. You can truly flex your mobile muscles with this app that lets you join or host GoToMeetings … [Read more...]

Why Toastmasters is Good – In Fact, Great for You!

This month our posting by Mahtot Gebresselassie of Outlier Plan focuses on how Toastmasters, a leading communications and leadership skills program that can help you become a better communicator.  One of the services Outlier Plan provides is facilitation, which requires advanced skills of communications.  Happy reading! The late actor George Jessel once said, “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public”. A lot of people would … [Read more...]

Change is Coming to Toronto

Waterfront Toronto recently released the following video that showcases the transformation of our lovely waterfront. The video touches on the design and beauty of our city and is one that you should watch - Change is coming!     … [Read more...]