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we are humanizing physical environments.


/ˈh(j)uːɡə/; (pronounced hue-guh)

Danish: [ˈhykə]; Norwegian: [ˈhŷɡːə])

a quality of coziness and comfortable

conviviality that engenders a feeling of

contentment or well-being

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What makes up the physical experience?

The air we breath, the light, what surrounds us with sounds, sights, smells

They want their lives to have meaning and impact.

There is no work/life balance anymore; it’s just life.



Buildings that produce positive benefits on every level

-human, environmental, and economic.

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productive design & healthy buildings

LBR Hygge –The human experience in the physical environment.

We design productive

human centred Physical


What if inspired,

productive people

were a result of

how we do business?

What is distinctive about our strategy?

In designing a traditional solution, its all about one size fits all, price and risk. This is a classic example of what happens in design thinking. You are so focused on developing a solution, it often misses the whole mark.


Human Centred Designs start with deep curiosity and empathy.

It adapts to HUMAN needs.

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You & your people



Research shows that the happiest people have a high sense of safety, security and belonging.

When life happens, people's wellbeing is challenged, so proactively plan to care for them when life is most challenging.

People's sense of security and happiness improves when they know that they are cared for even when life gets tough.

Buildings that produce positive benefits on every level

- human, environmental, and economic.

Human: Places that promote health, happiness, and inspiration;

Environmental: Producing a surplus of renewable energy, using no groundwater, and generating no waste;

Economic: Creating real value;


discovery, diagnostic, consulting

Our services for flex group benefits include:

  • Our proprietary Human Centred Benefits Design process
  • Online onboarding and benefits selection processes
  • Online Live Launch Training, deployment
  • Human Centred Benefits design with your people
  • Financial Literacy
  • Personal, Executive & Employee Financial & Insurance Advisory

Human Centred Discovery that begins with deep curiosity and empathy.

We meet you where you're at.

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We help you on your journey.

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experience design, implementation,


We help you design, and action your plan. Your people's needs are at the heart of inspired productivity.

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The current Physical Environments

are built with efficient vs. productive

use in mind.

Best case –pre-design vs. react after

physical problems occur.

We design Human Centred Resilient Businesses because - simply - it is just good business. It aligns to Global Best Practice according to the World Economic Forum. Everything we do looks deeply at how small business can be designed with sustainability & resilience in mind, seeing human first.

With global comparisons and Canada wide analysis across all the major carriers, our clients tell us we are the only ones who do what we do.

Total BenefiX Strategies have paid off as our clients have sustainable planned increases tied to real human usage and complete benefits protection and needs based access.


1.2 Million Businesses

Why are we passionate about small business?

We are passionate about people. Our clients are across all types of industry as our strategies adapt to their need. We have seen most of the business advisory out there competing for large enterprise as its much "easier". The biggest risk in our economy and the global economy is the small business. They need the advice to become more resilient; unfortunately current trend makes advice very expensive and hard to access. We change that with our humanizeX framework.

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Who do we serve?

We are focused on the Small Business Market. SMEs (Small, Medium Enterprises) make up the vast majority of companies in Canada and are an important source of innovation and job creation. Total BenefiX Strategies are able to be deployed for growing teams of 4 employees and beyond.

SMEs employed over 10.6 million Canadians, representing almost 90% of the private-sector workforce. Small businesses employed 8.4 million individuals.

  • 40% of small businesses in Canada have no benefits
  • 85% of small business employ less than 20 people
  • Small Businesses Produce 41% of GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
  • Small Businesses Employed 8.4M people in 2019 or 70% of the private sector labour force.
  • 2014-19 small business accounted for 36% of private sector employment growth

As of December 2019, the Canadian economy totalled 1.23 million employer businesses. Of these:

  • 1.2 million (97.9%) were small businesses,
  • 22,905 (1.9%) were medium-sized businesses
  • 2,978 (0.2%) were large businesses.

What does success look like?

Healthy buildings that support thriving humans

Design for productive human,

environmental, & economic needs.

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How can we help?

We meet you where you are at.

We work to help you achieve alignment between what you think, say and do, in the process building an organization positioned for long-term sustainable success.

We help you overcome your organizational challenges to achieve the results you want.

the result

  • Inspired Humanized Experience
  • Exponential gains, through productivity and growth
  • Maximized effectiveness leveraging your current capitals

How can you connect with us?

Email Address

Mailing Address

151 West Hastings Street,

Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

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