Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hire One, They’re Your Future!

In a recent study by Abacus Data for the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations looking at political behaviours of Canadians aged 18 – 25, one of the findings was that, of the currently employed, only 20% would describe their job … Continue reading

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Safety, or is it?

We, more and more, are living in a world protected from learning.  Much of it is good, but have we gone too far? When I was a child the playground was one of the places where we learned life’s lessons.  … Continue reading

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Start-ups: Networking to Advantage

When working with those who are just starting to get a business off the ground I always stress the importance of networking.  As a result one of the common questions is, “Where do I network?” Although a common question, it … Continue reading

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Parlour Games

It is disturbing to me that personality assessments are sometimes being used in a way that devalues their use as a management tool. The prevalence of online personality quizzes that give you a four-letter type looking like a Myers-Briggs Assessment® … Continue reading

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Are You a Dancer?

I had the very great pleasure of seeing Robert Fulghum live in Portland at the Rotary International Convention in 1990.  I did not know who he was at that point and went to see his talk out of curiosity. The … Continue reading

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