The Evolution Of CPI

Its year end here at CPI with October 31, 2017 marking the end of our 35th fiscal year. Its been a banner year for CPI with the finance and accounting team reporting one of the best financial years to date. So we thought wed take a look and what makes CPI so successful and such… Read More »

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, nice guys finish last. Or how about you cant play it safe if you want to get ahead. And somewhere along the line, many of us received the message that we had to be ruthless to climb to the top of an organization. So is it true? Do nice… Read More »

Why Make A New Year’s Resolution?

Its getting to be about that time. Maybe youve already gotten a head start on making your New Years resolution list. Or maybe you categorically refuse to participate in the ubiquitous tradition of self-denial or self-improvement. Love it or hate it, we can not escape the New Years resolution. Even if we flat out refuse… Read More »

Personal Finance And The Power Of Education

In 2010 the US Department of Education released a series of recommendations on providing personal finance education in secondary schools. According to Tony Hobman, Chief Executive, Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB), providing personal finance education in schools is the best opportunity to embed a basic understanding of financial matters in our young people. However, there… Read More »

Personal Branding On Social Media

The information age ushered in the Internet and all things online, including social media. In the early 1990s, the World Wide Web was developed for commercial purposes. Every company, large and small started to develop their online presence by building websites with home pages or virtual store fronts. Today, our children are growing up in… Read More »

Staying Productive At Work Even When You Dont Want To

We all have days when we just can’t get anything done. Weve all been there. You cant seem to concentrate on anything, and you can think of at least a dozen other places that youd rather be. So what to do? Theoretically, youve got 8 to 10 hours ahead of you, as you dread another… Read More »

Personal Branding

Maybe youre familiar with the term brand as it relates to your cereal or your cell phone. We all have brands that we like or we are loyal too. Most of us understand that companies spend money to brand a particular item. Who among us doesnt at least know what Coke is? But today, theres… Read More »

You’ve Been Ghosted!

So you’ve started to job hunt and you’ve upped your networking game to include at least 3 business related engagements a month. Youve recently attended a local networking event and by fate, you run into the hiring manager of a company youve been interested in working for, for years. You dont want to appear too… Read More »