Rise N’ Shine – It’s Pancake Time!

The weather is beautiful and we feel that it is time for another networking event. This time we will host a fun breakfast that will allow you to network with our clients. Please be sure to join us for our Pancake Networking Breakfast on June 24, 2014 from 8:00-10:00 AM. … [Read more...]

Now Available: A New Home for Your Office Team

Here at the Rostie Group we pride ourselves in being able to provide quality and affordable office and team space for rent. Move In Today! An excellent space that can be used for projects, team space for up to 30 employees, or whatever your business need may be. Features include: Fully furnished and available at any notice. Spectacular city views Situated in the thriving downtown South Core, steps away from Union station and just a stone throws away from the lake. Flexible and … [Read more...]

The Waterfront BIA Hosts a Wonderful Member’s Appreciation Breakfast

  The kind individuals at The Waterfront BIA hosted a delicious member's appreciation breakfast on board Mariposa Cruises' Captain Matthew Flinders this morning. The breakfast was followed by two informative presentations.  Mark Lebovits and Stephanie McIsaac from Environics Analytics revealed detailed statistics of our waterfront service area. We learned a great deal about our waterfront community including including who the community is, average household incomes and detailed … [Read more...]

A Millennial’s Perspective: The future of Toronto

By Spencer Anderson (Student at Royal St. George's College) The outcome of two crux issues will affect Toronto’s immediate (12 year) future the most; changes to the city’s waterfront due to the PanAm Games of 2015 and the World Expo of 2025, and the continuation in the massive swing of demographics from the GTA to Toronto proper. Toronto is slated to experience an unprecedented level of population and economic growth in the next decade, but amidst fears of unsustainability, the city … [Read more...]

Starting a new business can be scary

From our experience over the years serving startups and running our own startup we are always interested in what it takes to help young companies survive the early stages. A clear business plan, a tight well-balanced team and the right attitude are among the things that go a long way to making it as a startup business. According to writer, Murray Newlands' one should be able to "anticipate failure." Fail well i.e. have the ability to fail and learn from your mistakes quickly in order to … [Read more...]

Team Space Now Available at The Rostie Group

The Rostie Group is pleased to announce that one of our team rooms has just become available. It has beautiful views and can accommodate up to 30 employees. We look forward to discussing your company's needs and offering you a suitable office solution. … [Read more...]

What type of meeting is it again?

Understanding the type of meeting that you are planning should help you make it even more effective. The type and purpose of getting this group of participants together will determine the timing, preparation and follow-up expected. Amanda Schneider says "Not all meetings should follow the same template. Using a variety of meeting techniques helps people focus, feel productive, and helps teams keep projects on track. Knowing your "meeting type" and following these best practices can keep … [Read more...]

Redpath Waterfront Festival

From Kwan Films "If you were to stand in one spot in downtown Toronto for the past one hundred years, what would you experience? Journey through the architectural history of Toronto. See familiar landmarks from the first days of photography transform to full-colour modern day. Some things change, some things stay the same."   … [Read more...]

Great meetings result in something tangible.

Do you know what it takes to have a great meeting? Or, how not to ruin one? Making sure that you have certain rules when it comes to the preparing for and running a meeting is critical to ensuring that your team emerges from the meeting room on the way to something valuable and tangible. "No agenda should include the words information, recap, review, or discussion. Great meetings often have agendas that are no more than one sentence, like "Determine the product launch date" or "Select … [Read more...]