Set Your Goals for 2019

                  Set Your Goals for 2019 ~ by Cathy Goddard, December 2018   Setting goals is a hot trend.  And not setting goals is a hot trend.  No matter whether you follow the mainstream adages or not, there is no denying that it’s a good feeling to […]

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Service Interruption

              Service Interruption:  How workplace culture can help businesses withstand Whistler’s staffing shortage Feature Story for Pique Newsmagazine, November 8, 2018   In 2016, the Community Foundation of Whistler launched the Vital Signs initiative to share statistics and local perspectives on our community’s social and economic well-being. The most recent […]

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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 Rise of The Side Hustle

After 14 years (yes 14!) of writing a column for the Whistler Question newspaper (owned by Glacier Media), I took a break when the paper sadly shut down in January 2018.  Then I got the itch again.  After vetting some topics with our other paper, Pique Newsmagazine (also owned by Glacier Media), we landed on […]

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How to Build Your Financial Foundation

              How To Build Your Financial Foundation:  Manage Your Money & Plan for Your Future Are you happy with your income? Do you believe getting a raise would make your future brighter? You’ve probably heard the old adage, “money can’t buy happiness” but many sure would like to find […]

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International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual event that has celebrated the social, economic and political achievements of women for more than a century. It also shines a spotlight on the need for greater equality that still remains today. Around the world, IWD has become an important catalyst and vehicle for driving greater change for […]

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End of an Era

Sadly, the Whistler Question newspaper is closing after 41 years.  I’ve so enjoyed writing this business column for 14 years!  Thanks to all for reading and keep coming back here because this gives me more time to blog.  And now, here is my goodbye column in the last issue of the Whistler Question.  Featured Whistler […]

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