An Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude is a fundamental part of my life.  The core of who I am.  And when October comes around, I feel it even more than usual.  We welcome a new season of beautiful fall colours and cooler, crisp weather and then there is always Canadian Thanksgiving.  I consider autumn to be a perfect time to […]

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The NItty Gritty of Supporting Small Business

As we flip the calendar to October, British Columbia will welcome Small Business month for the seventh year.  And small business is actually big business in this province. In fact, BC Statistics provides some astounding numbers for the critical role that small businesses play in British Columbia’s economy.   According to bcstats.gov.bc.ca, small business is defined […]

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Common-Sense Rules for Employers and Employees

Featured Column in Whistler Question newspaper – September 12, 2013 When I owned an employment agency in Whistler, I heard a lot of complaints from both those searching for new staff and those seeking jobs.  Complaints ran the gamut from employers frustrated with staff not showing up for work to employees feeling their boss’s expectations […]

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Top Ways to Expand Your Business Learning

Featured column in the Whistler Question newspaper – August 29, 2013 Mother Nature blessed Whistler with a spectacular summer but it’s time to welcome September.  That means kids head back to school, the grown ups sink into a work routine and thoughts shift towards preparing for another ski season. Although we equate back to school […]

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