Monthly Archives: November 2015

Keeping the Best!

  When asked why people quit their jobs many think that remuneration is the key reason.  While it certainly is important to be paid a fair wage it is actually quite far down the list. Lack of opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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Getting Loaded

One of the hazards of retirement, or semi-retirement, is having time.  Don’t get me wrong, it can be a blessing but there are eyes that are watching you when you have time! Those eyes convince you that you are available … Continue reading

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How do you make decisions?

The other day I was coming in from gardening, pleased with my accomplishments, both hands full of hand tools when my heel caught on the step on our patio.  In an instant I knew I could not avoid going down … Continue reading

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Vive La Différence

What is your unique business position? When working at employment centres there were many clients who were tired of searching for non-existent jobs in the community and thought they would try their hand at self-employment. A good number of these … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Island Economy

It’s been a couple of days since the ‘State of the Island Economic Summit’, an annual two day event held at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo.  Reflecting back on the keynote speakers and the array of informative sessions, … Continue reading

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