Finding Employment in an Unfamiliar Land

I live just outside of Windsor, Ontario. I’ve lived in this area for about fourteen years now. During that time, things have constantly gotten worse in regards to Windsor’s economic state of affairs. The factory system that so many people relied upon is broken, and it doesn’t seem to be coming back. I’ve watched areas…

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The Song Remains The Same

Today I saw a cool update on Facebook from my buddy Jamie.  His 12-year-old daughter, Joy, had just landed her first job. Wait, maybe that’s the wrong wording. Joy didn’t just land a job, she landed her first paying client. Instead of waiting for an opportunity to knock, Joy created her own. Joy took the initiative and…

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The Art of Giving Gifts

Today I attended the Art of Marketing conference in Toronto with my father-in-law. I truly enjoyed the conference and it exceeded all of my expectations. But there was something about the conference that made the day just a little extra special for me. During the conference I was given a totally unexpected gift… A gift…

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“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”

Yesterday, I announced that I was planning on reading “100 of the best business books” by the end of the year. I was surprised when I saw  Dr. Seuss’s “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” on a list of books that contained titles like “The Essential Drucker” or “My Years with General Motors“ I knew my…

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