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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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UX Lessons from Pearson Airport

 Let’s face it, airport waiting areas are not known for their amazing use of technology. Finding a power outlet is lucky enough, so I was surprised to recently see leather seats, polished surfaces, and contemporary looking art at Toronto Pearson Airport. After double checking I hadn’t accidentally walked into a massive first class lounge, I noticed […]

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Reach Out or Get Run Over

Practical advice from the Canadian Marketing Summit This ever-valuable statement uttered by Scott Rewick and many others filled an exciting weekend of marketing collaboration and celebration at the Canadian Marketing Summit.  The 4th annual summit, at the Sheraton in Richmond, featured a collection of speakers and networking.  An audience packed with eager business marketers kept the conference energy high […]

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Why Facebook is Far from Being Irrelevant

If you’re worried people aren’t using Facebook anymore, it’s likely because you’re over the age of 16. Panic ensues when big brands start to hear that Facebook is no longer relevant to the highly coveted age group of 15-20 year olds. Before you jump ship, it’s worth considering that the early adopters of this social […]

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Speed Networking for a Good Cause with YES! Vancouver, March 12, 2014

Awkward introductions, close-ended questions and irrelevant small talk are just a few of the reasons why even the most outgoing professionals can find networking daunting or stressful. YES! Vancouver recognizes this and is dedicated to hosting events that are friendly and comfortable – because we believe that it’s more about making quality connections and building […]

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Women in Business – We’ve come a long way baby. And we have a long way to go. By: Corrie Miller

By Corrie Miller Allow me a moment on the soapbox if you will. Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, has made news recently re: her decision to recall Yahoo’s large work-from-home-force. If you missed it, Ms. Mayer is a stickler for statistics, and remote workers were not checking in to their VPN with enough regularity. Fair enough. […]

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A Saintly Surf Through an Inspiring Read – Book Review on “The Saint, the surfer and the CEO”

Aside from being the kind of writer who jots down quotes, trickles ideas haphazardly onto beverage napkins and can journal in continual cursive for hand-cramp-inducing lengths, I am the kind of reader who, when engaged in a book/publication/text that grabs my attention and wraps me around the content, I find myself writing down as much […]

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