Tag: Company culture

Tips to Take Your Workout Outdoors

Tips to Take Your Workout Outdoors

With the arrival of warmer weather and longer days, Summer is a popular time to take your fitness routine outside.  I mean who wants to go to the gym for a workout on a gorgeous day. With a little creativity and imagination, you can replicate almost any gym exercise outside. Why drive to a gym … Continued

GLBC Named “Platinum Level” Best Managed Company

GLBC Named “Platinum Level” Best Managed Company

From One Long-Time Employee’s Perspective   Great Little Box Company has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 15th time. Because this is a status that has been awarded to GLBC for years, we are recognized as a “Platinum Club Member”. It’s an honour that never gets old. As Deloitte puts it, … Continued

Great Little Box named one of Canada’s Top Employers

Great Little Box named one of Canada’s Top Employers

GLBC honoured for “Forward-thinking human resources policies” Awards season has been busy at Great Little Box Company—in a great way. In February, we were distinguished as one of BC’s Top Employers of 2019. In March, Deloitte called us one of Canada’s best-managed companies. Now, in April, we receive another tremendous honour: being named one of … Continued

Healthy Easter Tips for Gym Bunnies and Fitness Peeps

Healthy Easter Tips for Gym Bunnies and Fitness Peeps

This holiday you will most likely be faced with holiday treats, get togethers with family and friends and you may even be planning a getaway if you are lucky enough to enjoy a four day weekend.  Here are some simple Easter tips to stay on track with your fitness goals. Start with a real breakfast, … Continued

One Girl Can: Changing Lives, One Girl at a Time

One Girl Can: Changing Lives, One Girl at a Time

John and Lotte Davis’ AG Hair products are found in thousands of salons all over the world. But it’s the thousands of young Kenyan and Ugandan women working with Lotte’s One Girl Can organization that make the company most proud. One Girl Can is a non-profit addressing women’s need for educational and economic empowerment. In … Continued

6 Tips to Help Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

6 Tips to Help Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

A fresh new year is here, bringing with it the opportunity for new beginnings. It’s a great time to commit to making changes that improve your life. Whether it’s by losing weight, increasing your physical activity, or living more mindfully. While it’s easy to think of ways to improve, it’s much harder to implement these … Continued

Staying on Track During the Holidays

Staying on Track During the Holidays

Whatever you are celebrating this December, the holidays are a time to unwind, relax and celebrate festive traditions.  All of this combined can create an endless to-do-list and a multitude of social events. But let’s not forget that this time of year is supposed to be a time where you enjoy comfort foods. You tend to … Continued

Great Little Box Company Proud to be Honoured With Workplace Awards

Great Little Box Company Proud to be Honoured With Workplace Awards

We are proud to announce that Great Little Box Company has once again been named one of Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures of 2018! We’re no stranger to this award, having received this recognition for the first time in 2012. Founded by Canada’s leading cultural talent management firm, Waterstone Human Capital, this national awards program … Continued

Tips for Making Your Lunch Break Work for You

Tips for Making Your Lunch Break Work for You

Typically, we think that taking a lunch break is just that—a break.   When things get busy, it becomes something we simply don’t have time for… Raise your hand if you’ve ever said, “I’m too busy to take my break.” Yeah, I am talking to you, and you aren’t alone. From a productivity standpoint, breaks help, they … Continued