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Building Culture, Loyalty and Employee Productivity in Any Economy

May 8, 2009

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Featuring Noted Author, Keynote Speaker and Workplace Excellence Expert, ALANNA FERO – Thursday, May 14, 8:30-10:30am, Blue Horizon Hotel – Building Culture, Loyalty and Employee Productivity in Any Economy Research by the American Academy of Management shows Laying off 0.5% of your workforce leads to a 25% voluntary turnover the following year. Laying off 10% […]

Justice Rocks! Do You?

August 7, 2008

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The Pivot Legal Society-sponsored Justice Rocks festival is coming up, and they’re looking for volunteers. Hey, there’s swag in it for you, not to mention the chance to schmooze with the impecunious, yet famous, staff of the Pivot Legal Society and the future Mayor of Vancouver, semi-notorious rock god and blogger Dave Eby. Here’s the […]

the perfect moment

September 14, 2007

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momo’s call to action

September 4, 2007

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If you’re at all serious about making positive change in your life, and doing it now, rather than in some faint, far-off perhaps never to be realized distant wonderland, you should watch this video. Now. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

video meditation: handling suppression and judgement

August 27, 2007

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I like this series of videos; alas, their blog seems not to be updating much lately, in addition to being in a template too narrow to display YouTubes properly. As usual, I’ve put the video over the jump so it doesn’t slow the blog down for people on dialup. This is a good basic meditation, […]

measuring the true cost of your choices

August 20, 2007

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Your life is a strange and complex web defined by the tension between choices made and choices forgone. On internetducttape, engtech has a good post about weighing the cost of your life choices and making informed decisions, including the decision to incorporate deliberately “unproductive” time in your day-to-day routine. Remember, inspiration and insight cannot strike […]

On Responsibility: Chief Arvol Looking Horse

August 20, 2007

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Each of us is put here in this time and this place to personally decide the future of humankind. Did you think you were put here for something less? ~~~Chief Arvol Looking Horse~~~ via Seismic Twitch :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

blogsurfing: light on my feet

August 16, 2007

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I encourage you to check out this compelling weight-loss blog. You have got to respect her attitude, her honesty, and her commitment. With a specific goal, a positive, proactive attitude, tracking tools (like, say, a blog!) and access to health professonals, she is doing everything right to lay the groundwork for lifelong success. And she’s […]

thinking your way to freedom

August 14, 2007

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Does introspection equal independence? It’s an intriguing thought, especially attractive to those of us who like to think. This very interesting blog post at Strive to Live suggests that without pausing to understand our situations, we will never get ourselves out of them, because we will not be able to see the path.   “The […]

why goodness matters: words from mom

August 9, 2007

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Here’s a warm and wise blog post from Living, Loving, Learning. We’re just excerpting them here, so be sure to click over to their site and read all of these inspiring quotations. Mom is always saving things for me, newspapers, magazine articles, and books are almost always stacked up at her door waiting for me. […]

stay hungry. stay foolish

August 2, 2007

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Universities rightly get a lot of crap for handing out honorary degrees to celebrities (Tom Selleck, anyone?) just to ramp up the glam factor of their graduation ceremonies so that the no-name honorary degree-getters will feel inspired to donate millions. But every now and again a celebrity comes up with something that’s pure gold. They’re […]