Our column, “Let’s talk with the Rostie Group”, features this week, Dr. Micheline Savard.

Our column, “Let's talk with the Rostie Group”, features this week, Dr. Micheline Savard. What do you do? I am a psychologist. I work with couples, adults, and older teenagers. I use a combination of approaches depending on what the person needs and what is compatible for that person. I have been doing this for fifteen years. What do you find exciting about your work? The laughter that comes after the tears. The moment of insight; the changes; noticing the changes where somebody … [Read more...]

Coworking Toronto Day

Greater knowledge sharing and increased creativity are among the top reasons that many small businesses in Canada and independent workers are choosing coworking and discovering a great way to work that “makes a positive impact to the local economy.” In this spirit of collaboration and community, newly elected Toronto Mayor, John Tory encouraged organizations (some numbering one employee) to embrace these core values of coworking, visit a nearby space, “attend events and network with … [Read more...]

Leveraging second screen for meetings and events

Are you a second screener? If you are, according to a recent Nielsen study, you’re part of the 84% of smart phone and tablet wielders using these devices while simultaneously watching television. Naturally, Ad companies and broadcasters were the first to leverage this behavior out of necessity because of the shift of audience attention away from traditional media to mobile devices and social media. So what is the significance of this typical Gen X, Gen Y tendency to multitask and what … [Read more...]

Office Suite for Rent, 15 + people with 2 private offices. Toronto’s South Financial Core. Move in Now!

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 SkyWalk access from … [Read more...]

A talk with Abigail – The Rostie Group’s Meeting & Office Space Rental Coordinator

Our column, “Let's talk with the Rostie Group”, features this week, Abigail Bristow or Abi as she is endearingly called. Abi with her father at Disney Land What do you do? I am the business center meeting rooms manager for the Rostie Group. I deal with all outside and inside clients from office spacing, meeting rooms, and the event planning of meeting room spaces. What do you like about your job? Everyday is different completely. You could be planning corporate government … [Read more...]

#SocialFriday Event 3:00-5:00 pm in the Rostie Group Lounge

Join us for #SocialFriday 3:00-5:00 pm in the Rostie Group Lounge   … [Read more...]

Location. Location. Location. Client Meetings – Professional Easy-To-Access Venue. No To Coffee Shops!

When preparing for a client meeting there are some fundamentals that when observed greatly increase the chances of you winning new business, referrals and client confidence. Here are a few tips that we have compiled: Research your client. He/she will be impressed that you took the time to find out about their industry and their needs. It will prevent you from making unproductive or even embarrassing assumptions and it will give you the professional image you need to instil confidence in the … [Read more...]

Your Virtual Butler and meetingrooms.com announce live inventory integration

YOUR VIRTUAL BUTLER AND MEETINGROOMS.COM ANNOUNCE LIVE INVENTORY INTEGRATION - Meeting Rooms Feb 12, 2015 — Your Virtual Butler and meetingrooms.com – both Global Workspace Association members – are pleased to announce the completion of an API integration that enables live inventory availability between meetingrooms.com and Your Virtual Butler’s unified calendar application. With the integration, business centers now have the ability when using Your Virtual Butler’s calendar … [Read more...]

The New Pedestrian Bridge in the South Core

In November, we posted an article on the commuting habits of those of us who work on the Rostie Group floor. All of the people interviewed took various transportation modes; almost all said their commute included a walk from Union Station. At the time of the interview, the pedestrian bridge wasn't completed, yet. The only option for walking down from Union to the office at time was on Bay Street. With the bridge completed now, we wanted to know how many people used it. We surveyed 30 people on … [Read more...]