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Change Your Job or Change Yourself?

This just in: millions of people around the globe are disengaged at work. Disengaged, unproductive, unmotivated – all business speak for unhappy people in workplaces.  Are you an unhappy worker? Here’s our quick 3 step litmus test to see if you too, are disengaged at work: 1. Daily Dread: Does the prospect of having to […]

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Event Review: Internet Masterminds Meetup

New to the world of sales, I was unsure of what to expect from the Internet Mastermind’s Meetup on How to Get Targeted Traffic to Your Big Ticket Items, with Bill Hugall. In all honesty I was half-expecting to walk into a room full of intimidating professionals, with whom I’d have nothing in common. Instead, I […]

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3 Ways To Show Your Employees Some Love This Valentine’s Day

It’s hard not to forget that Valentine’s Day isn’t just a day for lovers, it can also be a day to show appreciation for those in your personal and professional life (remember sending all those ‘friendly’ Valentine’s in the 3rd grade?). But, particularly in the workplace, you want to be very careful that this ‘appreciation’ […]

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Work at Play

As adults, acknowledging the role of play is often lost if not completely forgotten. Maybe it’s because it feels too childish, or silly. Maybe it’s because the word is associated with an irresponsible use of time. The concept of play was a resounding theme during my first semester at the Centre for Digital Media. There […]

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Work/Life Balance: If life is a pie, how big is each slice?

In today’s fast-paced, career-oriented world, it can be difficult for young professionals to maintain a steady balance between work and well, everything else. Everyone needs some sort of balance in their life to function at their optimal level. This generation has so many opportunities in terms of post secondary education, jobs abroad, industry specializations, and […]

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Networking Your Way to a Job

I am unemployed and currently looking for a job, a situation many of us have been in at some point in our lives. While I was working, I was an active networker and co-led a well known event in Vancouver meeting lots of people regularly, expanding my network, or was I? Busy with work, personal life […]

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Presentation Pointers

Being that I make a living at making things look appealing (at least what I think looks good anyways!) I thought I might be able to shed some light on how to avoid a few of the presentation blunders. Some seem rather simple, but the moment someone has “creative” license to do as they please, […]

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The Invisible Portfolio

I am not a designer. I don’t know how to use Photoshop. I’m not a programmer. I build websites using canned templates. I’m not a game designer. I can’t build virtual worlds in 2D or 3D. Yet, in defining all the things I’m not, I’ve slowly been able to start to figure out what I […]

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