Continuous Learning

Continuous Learning

It doesn’t matter how old or young you are. Whether you just graduated from school or if you’re as old as dirt, it’s important to keep your mental synapses firing and keep learning. Besides improving your employment possibilities, studies have Continue reading Continuous Learning

Stronger, Freer – A Celebration of Canada

If you could take a break from your career, where would your passion take you? Prepare to be inspired by a story of two brave people who are following their hearts! Continue reading Stronger, Freer – A Celebration of Canada

The Worst Decisions

I hate making decisions; I’m a fence-sitter at heart. When I’m forced into making a decision, I second guess myself for days afterwards. I have doubts and they can be crippling. That’s how I feel though, it’s not how I Continue reading The Worst Decisions

Evolution

Nintendo started as a trading card company. They released a few board games in the sixties. They also created Mahjong and Twister. All before they came out with a video game. An excellent example of how companies should adapt in order to stay relevant. Continue reading Evolution

Reaching

I often compare what is learnt as a club officer in Toastmasters to the skills needed to run a business. Here’s another area where the lesson applies to both Toastmasters and businesses. While performing a club officer role, members learn Continue reading Reaching

Separation Anxiety

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a coworker that has stuck in my mind ever since. It was about the difference between work friends and “real” friends. Her opinion was that work friends were temporary friends – when you Continue reading Separation Anxiety

How Reliable are Employer Reviews?

From the beginning of time, people have passed judgement – on their neighbours, on their country and leaders, on their merchants, on their family, and of course, on their employers. It’s never been easier though than it is right now, in this Continue reading How Reliable are Employer Reviews?

Let’s Get Social

We live in an age of social media and with it there are a few pros and cons. As of January 2014, 74% of all internet users in the world use some form of social media. In fact, if you Continue reading Let’s Get Social

Building Your Brand

LinkedIn is not Facebook. Here’s how to get the most out of LinkedIn. Continue reading Building Your Brand