Management
It’s often said that location, location, location is the key to a successful business, and this is true for Greenland Garden Centre, located in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Although the business was begun over forty years ago by John and Lennie Chichak, it wasn’t until the next generation decided to build the new Greenland in a new location in the spring of 1991, that the business grew in leaps and bound as a destination garden centre.
The cultural identity of Canada is not a static entity.  It constantly changes through every decade and with every immigration influx. Those two solitudes of the English and the French are now liberally adulterated with the languages, religions and cuisine of countless cultures from across the globe.
In his book, ‘Good to Great,’ Jim Collins talks about how many companies are ‘good,’ but, for numerous reasons, fail to make the jump to ‘great.’ Two of the key reasons are: leadership and the ‘right’ people.
Over the past hundred years, Canada has seen an incredible growth in population, urban development, and technology. Our landscape has changed from rolling fields to concrete sidewalks and streets weaving their way through large cities.
For people moving into a new home this spring, it’s the beginning of a new adventure. Whether moving into an existing home or a newly built house, homeowners often have a long list of what needs to be done and what they want to change to make it their own.
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