Experts' Advice

Do Your Trust Your Employees?

February 25, 2015 - Shawn Casemore

Being an entrepreneur or business owner can be a lonely venture. Despite the clarity of your vision, it’s unlikely you’ll achieve it if you are unable to help your employees see the very same vision. Do you trust your employees to identify the right actions to ta…

Continue Reading...

Recycling content for media publicity and social sharing

February 25, 2015 - Mary Charleson

Weather is news when it is extreme. It generates a lot of word of mouth and sharing. And the last couple weeks have been host to some pretty crazy weather in Canada. Eastern provinces have been hammered by extreme cold. The west, Vancouver specifically where I live, has seen…

Continue Reading...

The Argument Against Saying “No”

February 24, 2015 - Rhonda Scharf

How many times have you heard the advice “Just say no”? You tell someone you’re really busy at work, that you are working long hours and are exhausted and they think they are being helpful by telling you to say no. You know what occurs to me when I say that? “How I a…

Continue Reading...

Finding the Joy – Softening the Loss

February 24, 2015 - Stephanie Staples

Dr. Debbie Stoewen has more initials after her name than I have in mine! This veterinarian has a Masters in social work and perhaps one of the most unique jobs on the planet – she is the Care & Empathy Officer (CEO!) at Pets Plus Us.  She helps people soften the…

Continue Reading...

Do You Need to Let It Go?

February 23, 2015 - Mark Black

  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last two years, you’ve heard of the movie  “Frozen”. If you have a young child you probably know every word of the Disney hit by heart. As of this post, it is now the highest grossing animated film of all time, h…

Continue Reading...

Experts' Advice Feed

National Optimism Month – March

March 1, 2015 - Beverly Beuermann-King

National Optimism Month - March. Wikipedia states that Optimism is "an inclination to put the most favorable construction upon actions and events or to anticipate the best possible outcome.

What’s your purpose? Your flag?

February 28, 2015 - Mary Charleson

Five years ago February 28, 2010 my hometown Vancouver wrapped up hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics with an epic men’s gold metal hockey game. Downtown became one massive street party in a sea of red and white, with people hoisting the Canadian flag proudly. Canadians,…

Viewpoint: Cuba, Data sovereignty, and the Cloud

February 27, 2015 - Randall Craig

Information wants to be free.  Unless it doesn’t want to be.  Nowhere was this more clear than on a recent vacation to one of the western hemisphere’s last bastions of non-freedom, Cuba. The Cubans we met were super-friendly, happy, and entrepreneurial.  The c…

A simple rule that (surprise) makes time and saves time for you

February 27, 2015 - Hugh Culver

I was doing some math the other day and realized something pretty remarkable. I’ll share that discovery in just a minute, but first the problem. If you have a list of To-Do’s longer than your minutes, you have a problem. It sounds something like this: “As soon as I get…
View All Experts' Advice

Upcoming Events Feed

View More Events