What happened when I stopped looking for a job and started looking for work?

It was November 2013. I was distraught. Even with over 25 years of strategic marketing and communications experience gained on two continents, here I was at the end of my job-hunting tether. I was unemployed, but far from unemployable. I had applied to dozens of jobs. I had met with a few recruiters and I Read more about What happened when I stopped looking for a job and started looking for work?[…]

Where do you go?

The conversation with a co-worker was simple enough. Knowing that I’m more than a digital-dabbler, she posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. I rattled off a few resources then said I’ll send you a list. When I really started pondering it, the list just Read more about Where do you go?[…]

Walk the walk

For more than a year now I’ve been working in Credit Union land. My responsibilities include managing a team of marketing and communications, design and digital professionals. Given I didn’t inherit a full team, I’ve spent a great deal of the past year recruiting and interviewing for various roles. Of these, three of the eight Read more about Walk the walk[…]

Facebook Pages Some Useful Changes

Facebook is promising improvements to Pages that include: better communication, more opportunities for expression, improved relevancy…and it’s not even Christmas! Want the official Facebook explanation? Here  you can also preview the changes and get started using them. For all the details around Facebook pages, take a peek here Questions of the day Will these changes Read more about Facebook Pages Some Useful Changes[…]

New Year’s Resolutions for Leaders

Happy 2011 everyone! This is the time of year when many of us make promises, set goals, create that list of resolutions for the year to come. As leaders, what we do and how we do it influences so many. During this time of reflection we have a new opportunity to take the first steps Read more about New Year’s Resolutions for Leaders[…]

An interview with Shel Holz from FIR about the UNconference

TorontoTalks is grateful to Shel Holz for this recent blog post and podcast that explains a little more about how the UNconference came to be and what you can expect. Christopher Swan and I were interviewed by Shel just yesterday. Have a peek and a listen! Questions of the day Have you attended an unconference? Read more about An interview with Shel Holz from FIR about the UNconference[…]

An Invitation from the TorontoTalks Crew

For all you IABC-ers out there…As outlined in the IABC 2010 World Conference program, there’s an “UNconference” session entitled  Emerging Communication Channels scheduled for Sunday, June 6th from 2- 5pm. We want as many of you to join us as possible. Your facilitators, aka The TorontoTalks Crew (TTC) are Jeremy Schultz, Christopher Swan, Bryan Person Read more about An Invitation from the TorontoTalks Crew[…]

I Believe!

I’ve been impassioned lately by a number of conversations around careers, opportunities, new and interesting projects. Not only have I been lucky enough to share some fantastic new ideas with some really interesting and enlightened people, the added benefit has been that these discussions have helped me to create some real clarity around my own Read more about I Believe![…]