Author Archive | Marie Hunter


Are you a Leader in Transition? Minerva BC Career Transition Program for Women 55+

Consider this: at 55, the average Canadian woman can expect to live for another three decades. With increased life expectancy, the traditional picture of retirement is changing. Some women remain in or re-enter the workforce (between 1997 and 2010, the employment rate of Canadian women ages 55 and older rose from 16% to 29%), while […]

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Top Tweets from the OMG Social Media Conference

The first ever OMG Social Media Conference kicked off this past Thursday, August 15th. The event brought together over 100 small business owners and social media enthusiasts. With 6 industry leaders and 10 social media experts present, attendees had an opportunity to learn how to formulate and execute an effective social media plan. It was […]

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We Retain Just 25% of What We Hear, by Featured Writer: Lisa Martin

Sound expert and TEDTalker Julian Treasure believes, “We are losing our listening.” He says the visual and auditory cacophony that bombards us daily is wearing us thin. We’re too tired to listen. Our poor brains are overwhelmed with digital stimulation from our computer screens, smartphones, TVs and every imaginable form of advertising. Putting all of […]

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Advice from Business Legend, Frank Giustra by feature writer: Brian Soregaroli

So, what is there to learn from legendary Vancouver businessman, Frank Giustra?  Interviewed by BC Business Magazine publisher, Peter Legge, at their Top 100 luncheon event on June 26, 2013, at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, he shared with an audience of several hundred, stories of his varied career and the insights he gained along the way. […]

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Summer Reads: Where Would You Start?

Networking in Vancouver loves books!  And summer is the perfect time to dive in and learn something new. There is only one problem; where do we start? We were hoping you could help us decide. Here are the books on our NIV bookshelf waiting for our attention.     Linchpin, by Seth Godin The Empowered […]

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Enter to win a ticket to the Social Media for Non-Profits conference happening on June 25th is teaming up with Social Media for Non-Profits for their next event on June 25th at SFU Harbour Centre *full day event. The ticket value is $250 and gives you access to the full-day program, access to all breakouts, continental breakfast, and lunch. Enter now for your chance to win! We have two tickets to giveaway. About […]

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Enter to win two free tickets to The Reach Entrepreneur Event 2013 are teaming up with Reach Magazine for their next event The Reach Entrepreneur Event 2013 on May 23, 2013 in Yaletown. About The Reach Entrepreneur Event The theme TIMELINE will shed light on the path our entrepreneur speakers have taken to become who they are. Speakers include Eco Fashion Week’s Myriam Laroche, and SHIFT’s Ben Wells: Ben Wells, […]

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