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The Anatomy of Toronto as a Sustainable Tech Ecosystem 

“The bottom line is we are not at our potential – nowhere near our potential.”
By Martyn Bassett Associates | November 5th, 2016

Defining What True Leadership Means Today

When we think of successful folks, by and large we typically view their socioeconomic status as a major contributor into how we measure [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | January 13th, 2016

Are traditional performance reviews dying?

The 7 most expensive words in business: “We have always done it that way.”
By Martyn Bassett Associates | October 7th, 2015

4 challenges to overcome in the early stages of a startup

There is a major cognitive bias we all fall victim to that gets amplified through modern media. It’s the bias where we can only focus on the [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | September 17th, 2015

4 Powerhouse Trends Emerging in Marketing

Marketing isn’t just simply a cost you can throw money towards and expect results to immediately follow. It is a long-term [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | August 19th, 2015

How to design a great culture for your startup

“There’s no magic formula to great company culture. The key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated.” – Richard Branson
By Martyn Bassett Associates | August 14th, 2015

Why the business world needs more courageous leaders

“Wherever you see a successful business – someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter Drucker
By Martyn Bassett Associates | August 7th, 2015

4 ways reflection is a key driver of your success

Reflection is the hidden weapon in your arsenal of success.
By Martyn Bassett Associates | August 5th, 2015

What you can learn from Canada’s most successful tech companies

Canada is home to incredible talent in many different sectors. Interestingly enough, some of the most successful “American talent” is in fact [...]
By Martyn Bassett Associates | July 24th, 2015

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    Jamie Schneiderman
    CEO, Clearfit

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    CEO, Leonardo

    It’s a tricky thing to find the right people based in Toronto who can go and sell to distant markets and how to sell in a SaaS world with the right language skills – you can imagine it’s like finding a needle in a haystack and Martyn came up with great candidates that we used to fill a number of roles.

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