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Freelance Isn’t Free: Client Wars

April 22, 2012

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One more entry into the annals of Freelance Isn’t Free. If you don’t think the ability to look a client in the eye and hold his stuff for ransom is a key business skill, you are not ready to freelance, trust me. Thusly: Client: Yeah, we’re not paying for this. Me: Why not? I’ve spent […]

Getting my Judgmental On at Vancouver Startup Weekend!

October 10, 2010

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Sometimes I feel like I’m in some unnamed industry other than social media training, because ALL my best professional opportunities seem to happen in pubs. Last night, for instance, I was hanging out at the Alibi Room and got invited to come talk to Vancouver Startup Weekend about social media for startups. By the time […]

Buskers Wanted!

January 18, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia Got this from the SEARCHgrads email put out by the Alliance for Arts and Culture: I Heart VAN ART is a new organization started by artists who are dedicated to upholding the value of Art and Culture in Vancouver. MADE IN VANCOUVER FESTIVAL is… – Held in the busiest area in Downtown […]

Coworking is Copacetic

October 1, 2009

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You may have read the sad tale of the demise of Workspace, the devastatingly gorgeous, open-plan coworking space which effectively functioned as the clubhouse of the Gastown tech community (well, that and the Irish Heather). And as we all know, the Network Hub is full (although Raul says if you’re serious, contact him directly) and […]