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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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The only thing you need to say after getting turned down for a position | Career Tips

The only thing you need to say after getting turned down for a position | Career Tips

| December 17, 2016 | 8 Comments

So you believe you had the perfect interview, aced all the questions asked, responded intelligently, asked the interviewer all the right questions, had a great vibe going, and sent in your thank you card/email/call etc. Most importantly, you were well prepared and knew a lot about the organization and the company. Miriam Salpeter, job search […]

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5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

| November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Silent auctions are fun and engaging ways to fund-raise at events. They benefit the fundraising organization by offering a relatively low-cost way for fundraising and the bidders by offering interesting auction items that could potentially be obtained at a bargain price. Silent auctions held at museums or not for profit art galleries may offer a […]

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Downtown Revitalization Project : Lessons for Canada

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

I step out on to the streets on a balmy summer morning with the daily newspaper tucked under my arms headed to the neighborhood coffee shop. The smell of fresh roasted organic java of some variety is evident in the air inside. The coffee shop is typical of most independent neighborhood cafes with relaxing couches, tables, […]

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Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

| August 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Schmancy 2014 presented by Enbridge Saturday, February 22, 2014 Schmancy is the must-attend, sure-to-sell-out, event of the year. It’s a non-gala gala that turns the concept of fundraiser on its head. Support Glenbow in a night of arts and culture and look fabulously posh doing it. Tickets are $250 each and include one Glenbow Adult […]

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Calgary Events : Artoberfest | Arts & Design

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Pivot @ Glenbow hosts an annual art-walk event in Calgary in the month of October: The Artoberfest. The name is a play on that other famous global beer fest held in Germany every October – The Oktoberfest. I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Artoberfest event in 2011, which involved a tour of all the […]

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Teaching Naked, Part 1

Teaching Naked, Part 1

| July 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

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