Category Archives: LinkedIn

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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Entrepreneurial Thinking, It’s Up To Us

The election takes place and we all make our choices as to which candidate or party we want to represent us, then the next four years complaining that it is not going according to what they said and what we … Continue reading

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It’s Choices, and it’s Complicated

Ah, the good ‘old days’! Coffee came black or with cream and/or sugar. Today we are faced with a barrage of options; Americano’s, lattes, espresso, marchiatas, mochas, and you can have cream, skim milk, soy milk, coconut milk, almond milk … Continue reading

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The Resume – Getting Noticed!

The real objective of the resume is to connect the dots between you and the potential employer.  How you do it is key in being successful. There are three basic formats of resume; Chronological – tells your employment history Functional … Continue reading

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Don’t Wine About Your Market

Ever watch wine experts explain why people drink the wine they buy?  In my opinion this really shows where marketing misses the mark. Oh, look at the legs on that!  The bouquet is exquisite!  I’ve never seen such clarity!  The … Continue reading

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Communication –Keeping Up

Ahh…The first days of fall!  Crisp nights, the fresh dew in the mornings and the changing palate of colour on the landscape.  The kids are back in school and the stories of summer vacations are fading in the morning coffee … Continue reading

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Technology – Friend or Foe?

Whether we have lived 15 years or 50 years, we have seen changes in technology.  These changes have altered our perceptions and realities of our lives. I grew up in an era where hardly anyone had a television, radio provided … Continue reading

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Is Social Media creating non-thinkers?

I’m seeing a very disturbing trend on social media.  People are blindly re-posting articles that are one-sided and in many cases untrue, or at best partly true.  Some of the posts are blatant lies! If you see a post on … Continue reading

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Business as Usual….Not!

We lead our day-to-day lives, busy, nose to the grindstone, trying to keep the business going whether we are an employee or owner. Sometimes we are too close, don’t see the changes going on around us. There is huge importance … Continue reading

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