Category Archives: Listening

Are We Being Nice Enough?

Perhaps it seems like a silly question to ask a Canadian, given our reputation, but are we? Where we might do better is with the tourists and visitors who come to visit and take in our beautiful sights or attend … Continue reading

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Attitude!

You’ve seen them, the ones with the little black cloud above their head.  You get behind them in supermarket lines or at a kid’s fun fairs, and they want you to listen to their bitching about something that isn’t right, … Continue reading

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Who’s on Your Team?

In board rooms, members of the board are generally chosen based on a set of criteria.  They may see the need to have someone with a financial background, someone with legal expertise, and others who are well connected in the … Continue reading

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Where are we going?

There is a trend in North America, at the moment, to obliterate history, which you really cannot do because you can’t go back and change it.  Public buildings are being renamed and statues and flags are disappearing from the landscape … Continue reading

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The Best Boss

I was asked the other day, “who was your best boss”.  I had to think on that for a while.  I learned from all the bosses I had over the years.  From some I learned what to do, others what … Continue reading

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What’s Up?

We live in interesting times.  Sometimes moving in two or three directions at once.  Case in point, we have a movement trying to eliminate bottled water and disposable cups, yet the coffee industry in their desire to give us convenience … Continue reading

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The Truth According to ……..

We are constantly being bombarded by social media, newspapers, television, radio, websites, blogs, etc., that all have compelling stories and posts that evoke our emotions. (Fear, love, displeasure, etc., etc.)  What is sad is many people take these at face … Continue reading

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