Having just moved homes, I’ve had to seek out a new neighbourhood cafe. Luckily for me, there’s one that serves really great coffee not far away — Our Daily Brett. It’s really more of an upscale market than cafe, but the coffee definitely is good. I’ve been in about a half a dozen times in […]
Think about the word ‘reputation’. We all have one. From when we were children growing up in our families, whether it was for being the scapegoat, the funny one, the child the rest thought Mom and Dad favoured. As we became adolescents, that reputation may have evolved — a child one thought to be the […]
I’m definitely dating myself with this blog title — it refers to a 1985 film which was Madonna’s first film and also starred Roseanna Arquette. But if you are seeking someone to help you navigate your career or small business challenges, you should meet Susan Elford, Business and Leadership Coach, Community Builder and President of […]
Before you start a new venture, company or meet with a potential customer, ask yourself these three questions: Why this? Why me? Why now?
As business owners or entrepreneurs, our goal is often to persuade others — to buy into our vision for the future by doing what we’re asking of them or to hire us to provide our services or products. But few of us are persuaded by basic facts and figures to change our minds or our […]
Writing a business book is something every business owner or entrepreneur should consider. So, why are so few of taking advantage of one of the most effective marketing and networking tools available? From what I’ve observed, these are some of the reasons: Overwhelmed by the prospect of writing a book How do I start? Where […]
If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life. —Siberian Elder
‘calque’ ~ word or expression introduced into a language by literally translating it ‘graphomania’ ~ obsession with writing
Another great blog by Seth Godin…. Learning by analogy The story of Hansel and Gretel is not actually about Hansel or Gretel. You are surrounded by examples and lessons and case studies that clearly aren’t exactly about your project. There’s never been a book written precisely about the situation you are facing right now, either. […]
Kuna Yale Indian children outside their home.