TORONTO, ONTARIO, July 13, 2017 – An intimate gathering called The Archangel Show – think of it like a late night talk show where you get to be in the studio audience. Q&A format, so you can get up close and personal with all our speakers who are all members of Archangel Masters – Archangel’s private mastermind group. More
KidsWifi Announces Intended Expansion into the UK This Summer, and Strategic Partnership with Sarah, The Duchess of York
WATERLOO, ONTARIO, March 22, 2017 – KidsWifi, a spin-off of Cambridge, Ontario’s Fibernetics Corporation, a leader in Internet parental control and management, is pleased to announce its intended expansion to the United Kingdom with Sarah, The Duchess of York.
John Stix Announces Strategic Partnership in Canada with Shawn Achor
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – October 2, 2015 – In what can only be described as the happiest of announcements, Shawn Achor, one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, has joined forces with Canadian business leader and workplace culture warrior John Stix, to help spread their shared message on how an engaged and happy workforce improves both business and day to day life.
The Happy Office Project – Canadian Business Magazine
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – May 1, 2015 – The Happy Office Projectis a special series from Canadian Business magazine. They set out to explore what makes for a positive workplace environment, and how they did it was pretty interesting; they experimented on themselves using Fibernetics Ventures’ Plasticity Labs App. The results were less than encouraging as the data from Plasticity showed that Canadian Business is actually an unhappy place to work.
“I’m In!” Culture Initiative recognized at the prestigious 2015 HR Awards Gala
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – September 22, 2015 – The Emmy Awards may have been in Hollywood, but last Thursday, Canada had its own gala ceremony. The 2015 HR Awards celebrate excellence in the Human Resources profession by recognizing individuals, teams and companies for their outstanding achievements in people management in the country. Over 600 HR leaders assembled at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex in Toronto for the 17 organizational and individual categories that provide national recognition of both large and small organizations on their individual merits.
CAMBRIDGE, TORONTO – November 11, 2014 – When growth began stagnating at the telecommunications firm, president John Stix noted some unhappy truths at his headquarters in Waterloo: employees seemed de-motivated, and customers were complaining about service. He realized that change was needed, in short order. So in June, he initiated a wide-ranging program to transform his workplace — including introducing the Plasticity app. The office was redesigned. Employees were offered personal trainers, yoga classes, and encouraged to “chill out, go for a walk, go sit by our lake, hang out, meditate.” Read More
John Stix: Culture & the Business Ecosystem
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – May 22, 2014 – John Stix was named the President of Fibernetics in early 2014, and the first task he assigned himself was to give his organization, from the bottom to the top, a thorough review.
After dedicating several weeks to the process, spending time with the individual departments, auditing meetings, having sit-downs in the cafeteria, or grabbing beers in off-hours, his conclusions were two-fold: Firstly, the business, though successful, could be doing better. And secondly, it was the company’s culture that was holding them back. Read More