Monthly Archives: September 2011

Introducing: The Cosiest Babies On the Block!

As a business consultant, I have the unique opportunity to take part in a variety of different promotions, launches, campaigns and business strategies from the ground level up. In fact, one of the parts that I love best about my … Continue reading

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“Never judge a man’s actions until you know his motives”

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves” Carl Gustav Jung While I’m no longer considered a ‘new’ mom, being a mom is a relatively new role in my life.  For 29 years, I … Continue reading

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The final curtain…

“You’ll know your limits until you try to extend them and even then, one has to break out of his/her comfort zone to appreciate that effort.” M. Dansky And so draws the end of the Summer Blog Challenge. Somehow, despite … Continue reading

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The best business advice I have ever received

I was only eight when I received the best business advice I would ever receive. My father was not a businessman, per say. He never worked in sales, owned a business or could reasonably call himself an entrepreneur. But, as … Continue reading

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Ace that Interview: 3 questions you should ask any interviewer

We always think of interviews as an opportunity to choose between the best and the brightest to work for us. Surprisingly enough, we often forget that the best and brightest have a say in the matter as well! A good … Continue reading

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Hire Right: Top Qualities To Look For In A Job Candidate

You’ve received dozens of resumes for your job application. You know that most of them have the education and credentials needed to succeed in the position. Most will even have relevant experience in some form or another? So how do … Continue reading

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A ‘meaningful’ post

I am now at my brother’s in Gatineau. I did intend on writing a meaningful post about something ‘business-y’…sadly a bottle of chianti clouded my mind, a bottle of pinot noir clouded my judgment and, by the end of this … Continue reading

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Ramble On

So, after a hellish first night in Ontario where Mini-man decided not to sleep…at all…seriously…we’re all pretty bagged out. I did get a few hours of work in, but found it difficult to be fully productive. It was freaking hot … Continue reading

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Work Life Balance (Pt 4): Finding ‘Hidden’ Time

We all know that there are only 24 hours in a day. When you factor in sleeping, eating and working, these hours disappear so quickly that sometimes you wonder where the time has gone! Since we can’t add more hours … Continue reading

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Leaving on a jet plane!

It’s been a long day, so I’ll finish my series on work life balance tomorrow. For tonight, I offer you a song: Sung to the tune of “Leaving On A Jet Plane”, with apologies to John Denver All our bags … Continue reading

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