Why Owning Mistakes Is Good For Business

  Featured Whistler Question Column, March 21, 2017: Why Owning Mistakes Is Good For Business Did you witness the major blunder at last month’s Oscars show? The world was buzzing with news that the wrong movie was announced as the recipient of the Best Picture award. From there, things quickly shifted to blame. Comment threads […]

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7 Tips to Curb Procrastination

We all fall victim to procrastinating on things that need to get done, right? But breaking a habit of procrastinating can liberate you to live a more stress-free existence. I was reminded of that after an epic spill on the hill that left me out of action immediately and for the foreseeable future.  And although […]

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Stay Home If You Are Sick

  Featured Whistler Question Newspaper Column, February 7, 2017: Stay Home If You Are Sick If you knew that you could spread a virus that would make others sick, would you? Probably not and yet, people show up at work when they have flu or cold symptoms. With some nasty viruses circulating through Whistler right […]

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7 Steps to Create an Employer Brand

  7 Steps to Create an Employer Brand  There was a time when employees were readily available, job fairs were abundant and candidates would line up for hours to submit their applications. But the reality of today’s business environment is that it’s difficult to recruit and retain employees. That means if you’re a company with […]

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Banning After Work Emails

Featured Columnist in Whistler Question Newspaper ~ Jan 10, 2017: BANNING AFTER WORK EMAILS In 2014, the Canadian Mental Health Association claimed 58 per cent of Canadians felt overloaded between their work, home and family lives. And let’s face it – the situation certainly hasn’t gotten any better since. That feeling of overload can lead to […]

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What is your WORD or THEME for 2017?

Featured Whistler Question newspaper column, December 27, 2016: What is Your Word or Theme for 2017? Whether you are a believer in setting goals or not, there is no denying that it’s a good feeling to start the new year with a clean slate and some direction of what you want to achieve. However, New […]

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Tips for Starting Fresh in the New Year

  Featured Whistler Question column, December 13, 2016: Tips for Starting Fresh in the New Year Early snowfall has us off to stellar conditions on the mountains this season and now it is time to greet our holiday visitors. While Whistler is obviously a resort community, many businesses that aren’t directly tourism-based slow down. That presents […]

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Eisenhower Matrix: A Productivity Tool to Get Things Done

Featured Whistler Question Column, November 29, 2016 ~ Eisenhower Matrix: A Productivity Tool to Get Things Done A couple weeks back, this Biz Strategies column (read it here) covered Stephen Covey’s 7 habits to be highly effective. And while his book on the topic is a blueprint to boost productivity, all too often people lack […]

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