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Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010


Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

Vancouver Farmer’s Markets Are Hiring; get the juicy details here!

February 23, 2010


Yes, my friend assures me that working for a farmer’s market will guarantee you instant celebrity and access to the freshest roots and berries the urban jungle can provide. The Vancouver Farmers Market group has posted several jobs now, but they say they will post more in the future, for junior positions, so get tweaking […]

Social Enterprise Dragons Call for Entry

January 28, 2010


Got this from Cavelle on the SEARCHgrads email from the Alliance for Arts and Culture. Please note that you MUST be a social enterprise owned by a registered nonprofit to qualify for this. If you’re a sole proprietor of a business, for instance, however impressive your social mandate (like me) you’re SOL and have to […]

BOB Coworking Open House Today!

December 18, 2009


Don’t forget! Look what you’ll be missing: And did I mention? We have cookies?

Blogging as Writer’s Practice November 7th

November 5, 2009


This is happening at Okanagan College in Penticton this Saturday. And may God help me get up that early, especially if I end up taking the midnight bus. Blogging: A Writer’s Practice Break out of your writer’s rut with the exercises you’ll learn in this short course. Finding a tool that will both motivate and […]

Tech Strikes Back

October 2, 2009


Sometimes you’re the Operator, sometimes you’re the Operand.

Coworking is Copacetic

October 1, 2009


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 […]

Building Culture, Loyalty and Employee Productivity in Any Economy

May 8, 2009


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% […]

Women’s Empowerment, Learning and Leadership Program

May 3, 2009


Announcing PeerNetBC’s Women’s Empowerment, Learning and Leadership (WELL) Program! PeerNetBC is looking for women of all ages and from all walks of life who are interested in gaining facilitation skills to join our WELL program. The program includes extensive training in facilitation skills and opportunities to learn through direct practice by co-facilitating workshops with PeerNetBC […]

Shebeen Club Meeting Monday, September 15: Intro to the Federation of BC Writers

September 14, 2008


This month we’ve moved our meeting to Monday, September 15th instead of Tuesday and across the street so that we can have the brand-new Shebeen all to ourselves! We’ll play host to Sylvia Taylor, President of the Federation of BC Writers, who will give us an overview of the Fed and what it can do […]

Blogging for Nonprofits March 26th

March 7, 2008


OUR NEXT CLASS RUNS Wednesday, March 26th Current course: Blogging for Nonprofits   • What: a hands-on, blog building workshop including advice on how your organization can get the most impact from social media and blogs. • When: 9 – 4 Wednesday, March 26th • Where: Tradeworks Training Society, Downtown Vancouver • Why: Learn to […]