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Sewing Seeds for Future Growth

The world is full of connections. When I say this, I mean that when you are introduced to someone through a friend or contact, their network will most likely have at least someone in it who you already know, and dozens of others who are just a mutual aquaintance away. The problem is, when you meet […]

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Top Five Networking No-No’s

For those who are relatively new to the realm of networking, there are a handful of tips to remember whislt you fill your calendar with prospective events this fall. Some might think these are obvious, but surprisingly enough, some event goers haven’t yet read the memo. How easy it can be to slide into “networking […]

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3 Pillars for Business Success

The 3 Pillars of Business Success When doing the strategic planning for your business, it helps to be aware of the 3 primary “pillars” that need to be executed successfully for your business to thrive: Visibility, Connection, and Fulfillment. If you think in terms of these 3 themes, you will simplify your planning, focus your […]

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The Power of Informal Networking

Not a fan of awkward silences, overpriced event tickets, or that ever-growing pile of business cards that’s just collecting dust in the corner? You are definitely not alone. Fortunately, expanding your professional network doesn’t have to mean attending structured events that can take up anywhere from one to three hours of your busy schedule. Because […]

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5 Myths About Your Dream Job

Seven years ago, my friend graduated as a designer from York. That same year I graduated with my BBA from Acadia. Our shared dream: Work at an ad agency. The cool offices! The stylish people! The super amazing award-winning creative! It was enough to drive us to think of nothing else, and we did it. […]

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Networking Your Summer Socials

Since I graduated last month, a lot of things have been swirling around my head as I embark on my career. In this latest series, I’m committing to chronicling my adventures and how networking plays a role as I venture into life post university. For my first post, I’ve been thinking of how there are […]

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Ladies Who Lunch: Event Review

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the Ladies Who Lunch event at the Arbutus Club. The invitation stated to dress to impress with hats and fascinators. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a large garden party hat or a fascinator, but my was the room decked out in some beautiful outfits. It was really […]

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Resume and Interview Tips

Job hunting and interviewing can be nerve wracking, so try and remember this – you are looking for a job that suits you and your expertise, interests and passions. During an interview, don’t get so caught up in worrying about whether or not the interviewer likes your response or gets your humour. If you and […]

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Three Ways to Increase Customers through Rewards

Known as one of the most entertaining speakers in the industry, Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), an innovative mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through a platform that leverages “moments of achievement” in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers and advertisers. With top clients including […]

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FWE Summer Kick Off Event

It was certainly a great way to kick off summer of 2014! FWE Garden Party 2014 held it’s year end celebration at the stunning Roundhouse Community Centre. There was a welcoming atmosphere to greet you at the door with the lure of delicious aromas of appetizers awaiting our palates to put them to the test. Whist I […]

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