Perspectives

Our Perspectives

Insights from our multi-talented team

Our consulting insights include varied life experiences, both professional and private. Our team brings fresh perspective to every project they take on and every problem they encounter. Over the years, we’ve asked our team to share some of their thoughts on a number of business challenges or personal experiences that relate well to business practices. We hope you enjoy our consulting insights and encourage you to share these perspectives from our awesome team.

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performance excellence thumbnail Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty April 3, 2020 - Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty The COVID-19 crisis has lead to uncertain times for many companies and organizations, posing threats to safety, security… Read More
remote workforce paper thumbnail How to Manage Your Workforce Remotely March 24, 2020 - How to Manage your Workforce Remotely With recent events regarding COVID-19, many companies have implemented mandatory Work- From-Home. This can cause insecurity and uncertainty across all… Read More
Supply chain disruption infographic title [Infographic] Supply Chain Disruption in the Face of COVID-19 March 16, 2020 - 44% of supply chain pros have no plan for China supply disruption. How is your organization adapting and managing risk in the face of supply… Read More
Jared Frederici Spotlight photo TPG Spotlight: Jared Frederici March 4, 2020 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Jared Frederici “It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit” – Harry S. Truman What… Read More
performance management dashboard cartoon How to Use Performance Management Tools to Improve Productivity February 28, 2020 - Performance Management tools help drive productivity and achieve high performance by enabling the company to measure and manage what matters, correct behaviour accordingly and create… Read More
Kayla with Quote TPG Spotlight: Kayla Brar February 21, 2020 - One thing that I’ve learned as an HR professional is that you may think you are doing something to help one group, but you really… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Sam (Saeed) Nejatian January 31, 2020 - I have found that a common denominator across most industries, is performance optimization –continuously improving processes and eliminating waste from them. These processes are a… Read More
Paying it Forward During the Holidays January 17, 2020 - Paying it Forward During the Holidays As the holiday season has come and gone, we take a moment to pause and be truly grateful for… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Susan Greenwood January 15, 2020 - Fate must have been a factor in getting into my role at TPG several years ago. I was not looking for work at the time… Read More
“National Returns Day”- Preparing your Inventory for the Inevitable ​ December 31, 2019 - Unfortunately, the stress of the holiday season doesn’t end with Boxing day sales for retailers. The influx of online and in-store returns will continue through… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Peter Murphy December 31, 2019 - . I always liked project work and teamwork and consulting was something that fit that. I could learn new things, I could jump from project… Read More
2019 Year in Review: Our Journey of Professional Development December 20, 2019 - At the beginning of 2019, a group of employees embraced this value as we challenged ourselves to read one book per month for the entire… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Johnny Carmona December 16, 2019 - Consulting is fast-paced and now, I enjoy the challenges that come along with the industry. The work I perform is much more valuable, and intellectually… Read More
5 Critical Success Factors for Effective Change Management December 13, 2019 - Working within companies implementing process optimization, operational improvements and strategy deployment has taught us that change is not just about shifting culture, it’s the way… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Allison Gage December 2, 2019 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Allison Gage “Working with a core team of ~30 means you get to work with everyone in some capacity and allows us… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Monika Birdi November 20, 2019 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Monika Birdi TPG’s collaborative culture makes working here such a treat… I find that I am quicker to provide feedback and my… Read More
Achieving Lasting Change Through a Values-Driven Workforce [Whitepaper] November 15, 2019 - What would it take for companies to achieve truly sustainable results? The answer lies not just in having the right skills, tools and processes –… Read More
In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience November 14, 2019 - In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience Each year The Poirier Group selects one of their consultants to attend the Consumer Goods Forum’s Future… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Yussef Hafez October 28, 2019 - Everyone has their own strengths and to truly be collaborative you need to be able to recognize peoples’ strengths and trust them to deliver, all… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Moe Hammad October 15, 2019 - Turning inefficient and painful processes and structures to ones that flow smoothly is one of my passions.What do you wish you knew before entering consulting?I… Read More
The Necessity of Mentors at Every Stage of Your Career October 3, 2019 - Businesses are made up of people — mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, athletes, artists, entrepreneurs and everything in between — who have their own goals, ambitions,… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Nathan Ling October 2, 2019 - While we push each other to be the best versions of ourselves, we are also a very supportive, tight knit group. When I face difficulties,… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Cody McCullough September 18, 2019 - At TPG, we use feedback and open communication as a mechanism to break down these hierarchical or fear-based barriers. It’s not always easy receiving constructive… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Anita Patel September 12, 2019 - I feel so well supported by the team. I am challenged yet supported to grow… We have such a good time here, it’s like a… Read More
The Next Phase in the Evolution of Consulting September 3, 2019 - The consulting industry, from independent consulting firms, to boutique, niche firms and global firms, has been booming and is projected to remain strong in the next… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Reza Boushehri September 2, 2019 - With work being a major portion of your life because it takes up a large part of your day, the people that you spend it… Read More
Necessity of Retail Innovation: A Company Spotlight August 22, 2019 - Retail is one of the biggest and most diverse industries in the world. It happens to also be one of the fastest growing and changing… Read More
Become an Everyday Leader – Regardless of Title August 20, 2019 - Author: Alli GageLeadership is a word that we often take for granted. It’s generally accepted that some people are natural leaders and some people aren’t, yet… Read More
Turning a Consultant Skeptic into an Advocate August 7, 2019 - I don’t trust consultants; they never provide results and I’m going to get blamed when they fail.Too many times, we hear this from clients who… Read More
Continuous improvement – It’s not just about Lean July 24, 2019 - Continuous improvement is the idea that we are never done learning, and anyone should continue to challenge themselves to exceed their potential Read More
performance excellence thumbnail Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty April 3, 2020 - Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty The COVID-19 crisis has lead to uncertain times for many companies and organizations, posing threats to safety, security… Read More
remote workforce paper thumbnail How to Manage Your Workforce Remotely March 24, 2020 - How to Manage your Workforce Remotely With recent events regarding COVID-19, many companies have implemented mandatory Work- From-Home. This can cause insecurity and uncertainty across all… Read More
Supply chain disruption infographic title [Infographic] Supply Chain Disruption in the Face of COVID-19 March 16, 2020 - 44% of supply chain pros have no plan for China supply disruption. How is your organization adapting and managing risk in the face of supply… Read More
performance management dashboard cartoon How to Use Performance Management Tools to Improve Productivity February 28, 2020 - Performance Management tools help drive productivity and achieve high performance by enabling the company to measure and manage what matters, correct behaviour accordingly and create… Read More
“National Returns Day”- Preparing your Inventory for the Inevitable ​ December 31, 2019 - Unfortunately, the stress of the holiday season doesn’t end with Boxing day sales for retailers. The influx of online and in-store returns will continue through… Read More
5 Critical Success Factors for Effective Change Management December 13, 2019 - Working within companies implementing process optimization, operational improvements and strategy deployment has taught us that change is not just about shifting culture, it’s the way… Read More
Achieving Lasting Change Through a Values-Driven Workforce [Whitepaper] November 15, 2019 - What would it take for companies to achieve truly sustainable results? The answer lies not just in having the right skills, tools and processes –… Read More
In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience November 14, 2019 - In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience Each year The Poirier Group selects one of their consultants to attend the Consumer Goods Forum’s Future… Read More
The Next Phase in the Evolution of Consulting September 3, 2019 - The consulting industry, from independent consulting firms, to boutique, niche firms and global firms, has been booming and is projected to remain strong in the next… Read More
Necessity of Retail Innovation: A Company Spotlight August 22, 2019 - Retail is one of the biggest and most diverse industries in the world. It happens to also be one of the fastest growing and changing… Read More
Turning a Consultant Skeptic into an Advocate August 7, 2019 - I don’t trust consultants; they never provide results and I’m going to get blamed when they fail.Too many times, we hear this from clients who… Read More
Continuous improvement – It’s not just about Lean July 24, 2019 - Continuous improvement is the idea that we are never done learning, and anyone should continue to challenge themselves to exceed their potential Read More
Consumer trends ecommerce and retail 3 Consumer Trends Retailers Can’t Afford to Ignore June 26, 2019 - Author: Maggie Bolt The world of e-commerce and OMNI channel are continuing to advance at a dizzying speed where, the interaction between consumer and retailer must… Read More
phones using augmented reality in a living room Eliminate the Line Between Physical and Digital Retail June 19, 2019 - Author: Maggie BoltShopping isn’t simply just going to the mall anymore. Lines between the physical and digital worlds are blurring and shoppers are growing accustomed to… Read More
process mapping image Why Your Company needs Process Mapping May 1, 2019 - Author: Cody McCullough  Every business can benefit from improving their processes to reduce waste, identify cost-saving alternatives, speed up process lead time, or standardize commonly repeated… Read More
man pulling back a curtain to reveal whats behind it Does Anybody Actually Enjoy Being Surprised? April 22, 2019 - Author: Maggie BoltThe anticipation is exciting: a “Ta-Da!” after a dramatic drumroll. These “Ta-Da’s” are usually most effective after the audience is kept in the dark,… Read More
graphic image of cloud computing Third Party Risk in the New Economy: New Technologies and An Old Problem April 2, 2019 - Author: Rob Brickman My inbox is always jammed with white papers and invitations to webinars and conferences on the latest technology, security threat or imminent global… Read More
industrial engineers animation The Future of Industrial Engineers: Adapting to a Changing Landscape February 28, 2019 - Industrial engineers (IEs) entering the marketplace today are in an interesting position because the advancement of technology, the prevalence of automation, and the accessibility to… Read More
perspective Making Organizational Change Happen Effectively February 4, 2019 - Have you been thinking about improving your business through organizational change? Well, you’re no different than many others.Every leader dreams of enacting positive change to… Read More
Cybersecurity Mandatory Breach Notification – It’s complex, challenging and potentially costly. Are You Ready? October 31, 2018 - Author: Rob Brickman, 2018What’s MBN and Why Should My Organization Care?Starting November 1st, 2018, new Federal Mandatory Breach Notification (MBN) regulations require your organization to report on certain privacy… Read More
Feature: Canadian Business Journal – The Poirier Group October 4, 2018 - CEO David Poirier and Senior Partner Michael Taylor discuss TPG’s journey to fruition, and the culture and values that continue to support the business’s sustainability… Read More
An Intern’s Perspective on TPG August 31, 2018 - Author: Ilya Kreynin (2018)Over the past 2 years, I’ve had the opportunity to intern with 4 different companies, one of them being TPG. All 4… Read More
jump over a cliff Lean Leaders can Overcome the “Three Root Sins” July 18, 2018 - Author: Cody McCullough (2018)Defining and Recognizing the Three Candidates for Your FaultsAlthough the three root sins have a spiritual connotation, the intention of this article is to… Read More
The 3 Ingredients to Instituting a Cultural Epidemic in Your Organization May 11, 2018 - We’ve written about a few negative things organizations do in our recent blog articles, like our three-part series on “How to Fail at Communication”. Read More
teamwork-takeaways It’s Not Rocket Science: Teamwork Takeaways From An Aviation Consulting Internship May 11, 2018 - In June of 2016, having just finished my second year of Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, I donned my best guess at ‘business… Read More
interviewing black Interviewing Black Belts – Sifting through Candidates for Gold May 11, 2018 - Having interviewed dozens of black belts for positions in the past, I know that finding legitimately trained and competent Lean Six Sigma black belts is… Read More
Epic Photos, Personal and Career Lessons from my (solo) motorcycle ride across North America May 11, 2018 - Last year, I took a break from work — a long one — traveling over 31,000 kilometers through 30 cities across North America and over… Read More
industrial engineering Industrial Engineering: The Business of Minimizing Costs May 11, 2018 - The key goal of industrial engineering is to save businesses time, energy and money by using a toolbox full of principles and methodologies like Lean,… Read More
Build a Culture of Process Excellence with These 3 Data-Driven Action Steps May 11, 2018 - All businesses want to drive down their costs and boost their revenue. But how? Today, we’re sharing our process excellence insights with you so you… Read More
how to make solutions stick Stop Pouring Dollars down the Drain! Follow These Top 5 Steps to Make Solutions Stick in Your Organization May 11, 2018 - Every organization has seen the decay of implemented solutions, programs, projects, and other business enhancements over the years. Read More
performance excellence thumbnail Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty April 3, 2020 - Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty The COVID-19 crisis has lead to uncertain times for many companies and organizations, posing threats to safety, security… Read More
remote workforce paper thumbnail How to Manage Your Workforce Remotely March 24, 2020 - How to Manage your Workforce Remotely With recent events regarding COVID-19, many companies have implemented mandatory Work- From-Home. This can cause insecurity and uncertainty across all… Read More
Supply chain disruption infographic title [Infographic] Supply Chain Disruption in the Face of COVID-19 March 16, 2020 - 44% of supply chain pros have no plan for China supply disruption. How is your organization adapting and managing risk in the face of supply… Read More
performance management dashboard cartoon How to Use Performance Management Tools to Improve Productivity February 28, 2020 - Performance Management tools help drive productivity and achieve high performance by enabling the company to measure and manage what matters, correct behaviour accordingly and create… Read More
Continuous improvement – It’s not just about Lean July 24, 2019 - Continuous improvement is the idea that we are never done learning, and anyone should continue to challenge themselves to exceed their potential Read More
process mapping image Why Your Company needs Process Mapping May 1, 2019 - Author: Cody McCullough  Every business can benefit from improving their processes to reduce waste, identify cost-saving alternatives, speed up process lead time, or standardize commonly repeated… Read More
man pulling back a curtain to reveal whats behind it Does Anybody Actually Enjoy Being Surprised? April 22, 2019 - Author: Maggie BoltThe anticipation is exciting: a “Ta-Da!” after a dramatic drumroll. These “Ta-Da’s” are usually most effective after the audience is kept in the dark,… Read More
perspective Making Organizational Change Happen Effectively February 4, 2019 - Have you been thinking about improving your business through organizational change? Well, you’re no different than many others.Every leader dreams of enacting positive change to… Read More
Prepping Your Way to Success Prepping Your Way to Success December 10, 2018 - Author: Alli Gage, 2018As a management consultant, I am constantly going into various workplaces of different companies to improve and optimize their working conditions and processes.… Read More
Cybersecurity Mandatory Breach Notification – It’s complex, challenging and potentially costly. Are You Ready? October 31, 2018 - Author: Rob Brickman, 2018What’s MBN and Why Should My Organization Care?Starting November 1st, 2018, new Federal Mandatory Breach Notification (MBN) regulations require your organization to report on certain privacy… Read More
5 Morning Routines of Highly Successful People August 23, 2018 - Author: Allison Gage (2018)As consultants, our work day can be unpredictable to say the least. Many days transform without notice as client needs and priorities change. It… Read More
jump over a cliff Lean Leaders can Overcome the “Three Root Sins” July 18, 2018 - Author: Cody McCullough (2018)Defining and Recognizing the Three Candidates for Your FaultsAlthough the three root sins have a spiritual connotation, the intention of this article is to… Read More
interviewing black Interviewing Black Belts – Sifting through Candidates for Gold May 11, 2018 - Having interviewed dozens of black belts for positions in the past, I know that finding legitimately trained and competent Lean Six Sigma black belts is… Read More
industrial engineering Industrial Engineering: The Business of Minimizing Costs May 11, 2018 - The key goal of industrial engineering is to save businesses time, energy and money by using a toolbox full of principles and methodologies like Lean,… Read More
Build a Culture of Process Excellence with These 3 Data-Driven Action Steps May 11, 2018 - All businesses want to drive down their costs and boost their revenue. But how? Today, we’re sharing our process excellence insights with you so you… Read More
how to make solutions stick Stop Pouring Dollars down the Drain! Follow These Top 5 Steps to Make Solutions Stick in Your Organization May 11, 2018 - Every organization has seen the decay of implemented solutions, programs, projects, and other business enhancements over the years. Read More
team completing a lean workshop Developing a lean culture from the top down: a workshop approach May 11, 2018 - “Lean” is one of the more prevalent buzzwords in the business process improvement industry. Lean is the continual pursuit of efficiency through the removal of… Read More
human capital management people 5 Ways to Maximize Effort Without Spending Another Dime May 11, 2018 - We’ve all been there – that awkward downtime that comes immediately after you’ve finished a major project or met a key deadline. Read More
consulting blog post How to fail at communication and change management: Part 1 May 11, 2018 - Lessons learned from businesses that underperformed against competitors and delivered low total shareholder return. Read More
How to fail at communication and change management: Part 2 May 11, 2018 - We’ve all been there. Your boss catches you in the elevator or in the hall and asks you for a quick status update on a… Read More
How to fail at communication and change management: Part 3 May 11, 2018 - Most large organizations struggle with internal communication. In fact, a survey of 400 companies in the U.S. and U.K. found miscommunication causes an average loss… Read More
confusion and business career Leaders have 3 options when work is piling up May 11, 2018 - You and your business are running the gamut, and are drowning in work. Naturally, the company has some problems that come up, and leadership decides… Read More
8 Business Lessons Learned from Mountaineering May 11, 2018 - Mountaineering is the sport of climbing mountains. It could also be known as slow walking uphill while not feeling very well, coupled with extended periods… Read More
performance management dashboard cartoon How to Use Performance Management Tools to Improve Productivity February 28, 2020 - Performance Management tools help drive productivity and achieve high performance by enabling the company to measure and manage what matters, correct behaviour accordingly and create… Read More
5 Critical Success Factors for Effective Change Management December 13, 2019 - Working within companies implementing process optimization, operational improvements and strategy deployment has taught us that change is not just about shifting culture, it’s the way… Read More
Achieving Lasting Change Through a Values-Driven Workforce [Whitepaper] November 15, 2019 - What would it take for companies to achieve truly sustainable results? The answer lies not just in having the right skills, tools and processes –… Read More
In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience November 14, 2019 - In Tech We Trust? The Future Leaders Programme Experience Each year The Poirier Group selects one of their consultants to attend the Consumer Goods Forum’s Future… Read More
The Necessity of Mentors at Every Stage of Your Career October 3, 2019 - Businesses are made up of people — mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, athletes, artists, entrepreneurs and everything in between — who have their own goals, ambitions,… Read More
Become an Everyday Leader – Regardless of Title August 20, 2019 - Author: Alli GageLeadership is a word that we often take for granted. It’s generally accepted that some people are natural leaders and some people aren’t, yet… Read More
Turning a Consultant Skeptic into an Advocate August 7, 2019 - I don’t trust consultants; they never provide results and I’m going to get blamed when they fail.Too many times, we hear this from clients who… Read More
man pulling back a curtain to reveal whats behind it Does Anybody Actually Enjoy Being Surprised? April 22, 2019 - Author: Maggie BoltThe anticipation is exciting: a “Ta-Da!” after a dramatic drumroll. These “Ta-Da’s” are usually most effective after the audience is kept in the dark,… Read More
perspective Making Organizational Change Happen Effectively February 4, 2019 - Have you been thinking about improving your business through organizational change? Well, you’re no different than many others.Every leader dreams of enacting positive change to… Read More
Feature: Canadian Business Journal – The Poirier Group October 4, 2018 - CEO David Poirier and Senior Partner Michael Taylor discuss TPG’s journey to fruition, and the culture and values that continue to support the business’s sustainability… Read More
An Intern’s Perspective on TPG August 31, 2018 - Author: Ilya Kreynin (2018)Over the past 2 years, I’ve had the opportunity to intern with 4 different companies, one of them being TPG. All 4… Read More
Epic Photos, Personal and Career Lessons from my (solo) motorcycle ride across North America May 11, 2018 - Last year, I took a break from work — a long one — traveling over 31,000 kilometers through 30 cities across North America and over… Read More
interviewing black Interviewing Black Belts – Sifting through Candidates for Gold May 11, 2018 - Having interviewed dozens of black belts for positions in the past, I know that finding legitimately trained and competent Lean Six Sigma black belts is… Read More
Build a Culture of Process Excellence with These 3 Data-Driven Action Steps May 11, 2018 - All businesses want to drive down their costs and boost their revenue. But how? Today, we’re sharing our process excellence insights with you so you… Read More
Cut the Complexity and Regain Your Reporting and Decision-Making Power: Part One May 11, 2018 - You’ve probably heard people at your company say things like: “I can never find the report I’m looking for,” or “It takes my team way… Read More
team completing a lean workshop Developing a lean culture from the top down: a workshop approach May 11, 2018 - “Lean” is one of the more prevalent buzzwords in the business process improvement industry. Lean is the continual pursuit of efficiency through the removal of… Read More
Cut the Complexity and Regain Your Reporting and Decision-Making Power: Part Two May 11, 2018 - In our last post, we discussed the reporting and decision-making problems that were plaguing one of our large corporate clients. Read More
Solving the Unsolved Solving the Unsolved – Tips for Creating Transparency and Alignment May 11, 2018 - Solving complex problems with limited resources is an obstacle nearly every organization faces from time to time, yet few are able to overcome this problem… Read More
human capital management people 5 Ways to Maximize Effort Without Spending Another Dime May 11, 2018 - We’ve all been there – that awkward downtime that comes immediately after you’ve finished a major project or met a key deadline. Read More
consulting blog post How to fail at communication and change management: Part 1 May 11, 2018 - Lessons learned from businesses that underperformed against competitors and delivered low total shareholder return. Read More
How to fail at communication and change management: Part 2 May 11, 2018 - We’ve all been there. Your boss catches you in the elevator or in the hall and asks you for a quick status update on a… Read More
How to fail at communication and change management: Part 3 May 11, 2018 - Most large organizations struggle with internal communication. In fact, a survey of 400 companies in the U.S. and U.K. found miscommunication causes an average loss… Read More
confusion and business career Leaders have 3 options when work is piling up May 11, 2018 - You and your business are running the gamut, and are drowning in work. Naturally, the company has some problems that come up, and leadership decides… Read More
8 Business Lessons Learned from Mountaineering May 11, 2018 - Mountaineering is the sport of climbing mountains. It could also be known as slow walking uphill while not feeling very well, coupled with extended periods… Read More
The 3 Ingredients to Instituting a Cultural Epidemic in Your Organization May 11, 2018 - We’ve written about a few negative things organizations do in our recent blog articles, like our three-part series on “How to Fail at Communication”. Read More
teamwork-takeaways It’s Not Rocket Science: Teamwork Takeaways From An Aviation Consulting Internship May 11, 2018 - In June of 2016, having just finished my second year of Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, I donned my best guess at ‘business… Read More
2019 Year in Review: Our Journey of Professional Development December 20, 2019 - At the beginning of 2019, a group of employees embraced this value as we challenged ourselves to read one book per month for the entire… Read More
The Necessity of Mentors at Every Stage of Your Career October 3, 2019 - Businesses are made up of people — mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, athletes, artists, entrepreneurs and everything in between — who have their own goals, ambitions,… Read More
Become an Everyday Leader – Regardless of Title August 20, 2019 - Author: Alli GageLeadership is a word that we often take for granted. It’s generally accepted that some people are natural leaders and some people aren’t, yet… Read More
Continuous improvement – It’s not just about Lean July 24, 2019 - Continuous improvement is the idea that we are never done learning, and anyone should continue to challenge themselves to exceed their potential Read More
Work Travel Tips for the Young Consultant July 12, 2019 -   Author: Nathan Ling As a newly minted consultant, my friends often get jealous at the thought of being able to travel. While travelling does have… Read More
Purpose Beyond Profit A Trip to Change Your Life: Purpose Beyond Profit and For the Love of Mateo 2018 January 3, 2019 - Author: Alli Gage (2018)After a life changing experience on her first volunteer trip to Guatemala with For the Love of Mateo in 2017, TPG Consultant Alli Gage… Read More
Prepping Your Way to Success Prepping Your Way to Success December 10, 2018 - Author: Alli Gage, 2018As a management consultant, I am constantly going into various workplaces of different companies to improve and optimize their working conditions and processes.… Read More
light bulb breaking under pressure Why Your Failures Can Lead to Success October 15, 2018 - Author: Reza Boushehri (2018)Remember to never give up on a dream, goal or desire you have because of the time it will take to accomplish or obtain… Read More
An Intern’s Perspective on TPG August 31, 2018 - Author: Ilya Kreynin (2018)Over the past 2 years, I’ve had the opportunity to intern with 4 different companies, one of them being TPG. All 4… Read More
5 Morning Routines of Highly Successful People August 23, 2018 - Author: Allison Gage (2018)As consultants, our work day can be unpredictable to say the least. Many days transform without notice as client needs and priorities change. It… Read More
8 Business Lessons Learned from Mountaineering May 11, 2018 - Mountaineering is the sport of climbing mountains. It could also be known as slow walking uphill while not feeling very well, coupled with extended periods… Read More
Epic Photos, Personal and Career Lessons from my (solo) motorcycle ride across North America May 11, 2018 - Last year, I took a break from work — a long one — traveling over 31,000 kilometers through 30 cities across North America and over… Read More
Paying it Forward During the Holidays January 17, 2020 - Paying it Forward During the Holidays As the holiday season has come and gone, we take a moment to pause and be truly grateful for… Read More
One Small Act, One Huge Impact January 21, 2019 - 2018 has been quite a year for TPG! From a significant amount of internal growth, to attending and speaking at conferences, developing new corporate partnerships,… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: American Cancer Society January 16, 2019 - I chose to use my initiative to pay it forward to support the American Cancer Society, an organization that has been near to me since… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: The Gift of Family January 15, 2019 -  The holidays aren’t all about the materialistic gifts or how much you get; the holiday season is all about the gift of family.My family is… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: CharityWater.org January 14, 2019 -  Some years ago, I heard a speaker at a conference who was the founder of a charitable organization that I had not heard of called CharityWater.… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: Sleeping Children Around the World January 11, 2019 - Integrity is doing the right thing even when nobody is watching.For the donation for purpose beyond profit, David Poirier decided to “Pay it Forward” and… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: “Honoring My Hero” January 10, 2019 - My dad was the most kind, caring and giving man I have known. From a very young age he involved my brothers and I in… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: The Fight Against Leprosy January 9, 2019 - Pakistan has battled with many healthcare and poverty issues over its short time as a nation. Yet somehow, was one of the first countries within… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: #Blessed in a Time of Need January 9, 2019 - Five years ago, I received a call that no one ever wants to hear …  My younger brother had just been in a severe car… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: Food4Kids January 9, 2019 - TPG employee Maggie decided to donate $100 to Halton Food4Kids to “pay it forward” as part of TPG’s Holiday Goodwill imitative. This initiative, founded in… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: Sharing the Wealth January 9, 2019 - Although donating my $100 to a familiar organization would have been an easy choice, I chose to give back to my community that does so… Read More
Holiday Goodwill: Getting Toronto Out of the Cold January 7, 2019 - For many years, our synagogue has hosted one of the most successful “Out of the Cold” programs in Toronto. For eight Wednesdays each year from… Read More
Purpose Beyond Profit A Trip to Change Your Life: Purpose Beyond Profit and For the Love of Mateo 2018 January 3, 2019 - Author: Alli Gage (2018)After a life changing experience on her first volunteer trip to Guatemala with For the Love of Mateo in 2017, TPG Consultant Alli Gage… Read More
TPG Holiday Goodwill Initiative: California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund January 2, 2019 - Author: Andrea Sousa (2018)In the wake of the #WoosleyFire, I chose to donate $100 to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund as part of The Poirier… Read More
Purpose Beyond Profit: For the Love of Mateo November 8, 2018 - Author: Alli Gage, 2018Each year, TPG supports team member involvement with worthy charitable causes and donates in kind service expertise that dramatically impacts each organization through… Read More
performance excellence thumbnail Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty April 3, 2020 - Achieve Performance Excellence in Times of Uncertainty The COVID-19 crisis has lead to uncertain times for many companies and organizations, posing threats to safety, security… Read More
remote workforce paper thumbnail How to Manage Your Workforce Remotely March 24, 2020 - How to Manage your Workforce Remotely With recent events regarding COVID-19, many companies have implemented mandatory Work- From-Home. This can cause insecurity and uncertainty across all… Read More
Supply chain disruption infographic title [Infographic] Supply Chain Disruption in the Face of COVID-19 March 16, 2020 - 44% of supply chain pros have no plan for China supply disruption. How is your organization adapting and managing risk in the face of supply… Read More
retail trends infographic Retail Trends 2019 [Infographic] March 7, 2019 - Retail trends infographic Read More
Jared Frederici Spotlight photo TPG Spotlight: Jared Frederici March 4, 2020 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Jared Frederici “It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit” – Harry S. Truman What… Read More
Kayla with Quote TPG Spotlight: Kayla Brar February 21, 2020 - One thing that I’ve learned as an HR professional is that you may think you are doing something to help one group, but you really… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Sam (Saeed) Nejatian January 31, 2020 - I have found that a common denominator across most industries, is performance optimization –continuously improving processes and eliminating waste from them. These processes are a… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Susan Greenwood January 15, 2020 - Fate must have been a factor in getting into my role at TPG several years ago. I was not looking for work at the time… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Peter Murphy December 31, 2019 - . I always liked project work and teamwork and consulting was something that fit that. I could learn new things, I could jump from project… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Johnny Carmona December 16, 2019 - Consulting is fast-paced and now, I enjoy the challenges that come along with the industry. The work I perform is much more valuable, and intellectually… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Allison Gage December 2, 2019 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Allison Gage “Working with a core team of ~30 means you get to work with everyone in some capacity and allows us… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Monika Birdi November 20, 2019 - TPG Spotlight: Meet Monika Birdi TPG’s collaborative culture makes working here such a treat… I find that I am quicker to provide feedback and my… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Yussef Hafez October 28, 2019 - Everyone has their own strengths and to truly be collaborative you need to be able to recognize peoples’ strengths and trust them to deliver, all… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Moe Hammad October 15, 2019 - Turning inefficient and painful processes and structures to ones that flow smoothly is one of my passions.What do you wish you knew before entering consulting?I… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Nathan Ling October 2, 2019 - While we push each other to be the best versions of ourselves, we are also a very supportive, tight knit group. When I face difficulties,… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Cody McCullough September 18, 2019 - At TPG, we use feedback and open communication as a mechanism to break down these hierarchical or fear-based barriers. It’s not always easy receiving constructive… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Anita Patel September 12, 2019 - I feel so well supported by the team. I am challenged yet supported to grow… We have such a good time here, it’s like a… Read More
TPG Spotlight: Meet Reza Boushehri September 2, 2019 - With work being a major portion of your life because it takes up a large part of your day, the people that you spend it… Read More
Feature: Canadian Business Journal – The Poirier Group October 4, 2018 - CEO David Poirier and Senior Partner Michael Taylor discuss TPG’s journey to fruition, and the culture and values that continue to support the business’s sustainability… Read More