The Art of Savvy Budget Management

Featured Column in Whistler Question – April 26, 2012 Creating, monitoring and managing a budget are paramount to business success.  The web site www.suite101.com outlines these purposes for implementing a budget. Planning – budgeting allows a company to allocate resources where they are needed and in turn, review revenue and expenses. Control and Evaluation – […]

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Spring Clean the Social Media Clutter

Featured Column in Whistler Question Newspaper – April 19, 2012 Spring cleaning your social media practices goes a long way to maximizing time spent on this powerful tool.  I’m not a social networking guru but wanted to share some simple tips to polishing up your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. For Twitter, take a look […]

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Volunteerism Rocks

Featured Column in Whistler Question Newspaper – April 12, 2012 According to a Government of Canada survey, “almost 12.5 million Canadians, the equivalent of 46% of the population aged 15 and over, volunteered for charitable and nonprofit organizations in 2007.” That is an amazing contribution of over 2.1 billion volunteer hours collectively. The benefits of […]

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How to maximize your social media efforts

Let’s pretend spring has arrived and jump into spring cleaning your business’ social media practices. First step is to ask yourself if you are keeping up to date on the world of social media?  If not, the good news is there are abundant resources out there to help.  Check out Mashable.com, the Social Media Examiner, […]

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When tragedy strikes: grief in the workplace

Featured Column in Whistler Question newspaper – March 29, 2012 Those living in Sea to Sky country weave together with commonalities that always create a bond when tragedies occur.  The recent losses of local residents pull at the heartstrings and affect our community as a whole. That is none more apparent than those dealing with […]

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