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New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

| June 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

If your career is at a crossroads then you may be wondering what you can do to get it moving in the right direction again. One idea which you should definitely consider is that of learning a foreign language to help you move up the career ladder. This can help in a number of ways […]

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Something to Believe In | Social Commentary

| May 5, 2017 | 4 Comments

“And I had lost touch with reason I watched life criticize the truth Been waiting for a miracle I know you have too Though I know I won’t win I’ll take this one on the chin We’ll raise a toast and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in” – Bon Jovi “Something to Believe […]

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Innovation and Really Dumb Ideas | Social Commentary

| April 25, 2017 | 8 Comments

Sometimes, and I mean just sometimes, humanity produces mediocrity of such epic proportions while inappropriately labeling it under the guise of “revolutionary breakthrough” that I must take to the streets, stand on my soap box, and let loose the mad man inside me. Before going any further, I would like my readers to first read […]

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This place is becoming too Immigranty! | Social Commentary

| April 19, 2017 | 21 Comments

“They were not him, he was not them, yet they were all the same” I was waiting for the elevator along with another tenant in my apartment building in downtown Calgary. I commenced a courtesy chit-chat with this tenant. At one instance, I asked him how he liked living here (I meant in Calgary as […]

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My Tupperware List | Social Commentary

| April 16, 2017 | 11 Comments

Happy 2013 my dear readers. As with every new year, it is a time to once again dust off the lock box and pull out that dreaded LIST OF THINGS TO DO. brrr. One common defining aspect of such lists is that they are long. This may be the reason then that most lists never […]

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EXPATRIATE LIVES

EXPATRIATE LIVES

| March 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

Occassionaly I feature guest bloggers on my blog who are experts in one of the areas of focus of my blog. I have known Barbara personally for several years as a career coach and she has extensive insight on various career counseling aspects. Here is a recent piece by her on expatriate lives. Enjoy. And […]

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A Tale of Two Newspapers | Social Commentary

A Tale of Two Newspapers | Social Commentary

| February 27, 2017 | 7 Comments

“The results might amaze you” Our story begins in the fair City of Calgary, where exists two grand newspaper families (well of course there are more, but these two are the two grand families in town). Family 1: The Heralds Family 2: The Suns As you can see the Heralds have been proud of their […]

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Larkycanuck Productions launches ‘White Hat Project’

| February 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

On Monday August 6, 2012 (Canada Heritage Day) Larkycanuck Productions officially launched the White Hat Project in the City of Calgary, Alberta. The iconic white hat symbolizes the spirit of the new west (viz. the City of Calgary) and its entrepreneurial cred and warm hospitality. For over 60 years, Calgarians have welcomed visitors officially by […]

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Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

| January 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

It is a¬†fairly simple process to get a response back from another person during a face to face conversation – Walk up, greet, speak, ask, listen! It is quick, simple and mostly instantaneous. However, it is a whole different matter when using online communication and social media tools in trying to elicit a response from […]

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When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was quoted in this article published in Bloomberg Businessweek Click on the image above to view full article

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