Monthly Archives: July 2016

Need to Change the Viewpoint  

  I see some publications still featuring, ‘Top 100 Companies’, or ‘100 Most Successful Companies’.  I may be alone but this annoys me.  The reason it annoys me is it is entirely based on gross earnings. In today’s world we … Continue reading

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Hiring Practices by the Book

In my opinion, except for regulations and laws, there is no book!  We are dealing with individuals, individuals who will ask the questions they think are appropriate, make decisions based on those questions, and manage the consequences. There are thousands … Continue reading

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Car Shows

I had the good fortune to be able to accompany an exhibitor to the Father’s Day Show and Shine in beautiful Qualicum Beach recently.  This show attracts everything from Rat Rods to Custom Show Cars to very rare, one-off Restorations.  … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward Nanaimo has been operating for about 4 months now with great success!  The concept is simple – attend the event held at a local watering hole, put $10 in one container and your name in another and … Continue reading

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Youth and Mentorship

The most common work today for young people starting out in their first job is in the fast food industry. When I grew up there was no fast food restaurants and most of us learned work from having a paper … Continue reading

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