Consider a Freelancer for Competitive Advantage

Thought this article was a great summary of the advantages that can be realised when companies, extend their workforce and hire an experienced freelancer. Whether it’s a solution for dealing with peaks in demand, covering existing team member leave, making inroads into new industries, a project requiring new and different perspective or simply because you Read more about Consider a Freelancer for Competitive Advantage[…]

My Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Getting back to that conversation where a coworker posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. Here’s the list I promised in the previous post. You’ll notice it’s a little skewed to my Canadian roots and with a heavy North American  influence, but geography aside, there  are Read more about My Personal Learning Network (PLN)[…]

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[…]

A Milestone in Conversations

There it was. In print. The brochure arrived.The annual event that I look forward to year after year. Finally in 2010, after 20 years of membership in the association, I’m achieving a milestone. I’m on the agenda for the 2010 IABC Word Conference, taking place in my home city of Toronto. I won’t be playing Read more about A Milestone in Conversations[…]

What Matters Now (A Montage of Ideas from 70+ Great Minds)

What Matters Now is the latest free  e-book from Seth Godin and friends -it’s provocative, insightful, inspiring and just plain powerful! Download it, read it, live it….just trust me on this…this IS what matters now.

SME Summit was tops

What a great day at the SME Technology Summit 2009 This was an AWESOME way to kick off the month. HUGE thanks go out to @trib aka Stephen Collins whose generosity made it possible for me to attend. “You da man!” So, what were my lasting impressions? First off, the Waterview Convention Centre is a Read more about SME Summit was tops[…]

It’s a Ning thing…

What is a Ning? How do we use it? What are the benefits? If you’ve heard the term and are just a wee curious, here are two instructional videos that may help you to understand the Ning and the possibilities it offers. Still not quite sure whether a Ning is your thing? Maybe an example Read more about It’s a Ning thing…[…]

Linking In

A recent article I provided for the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) Tips for Building your Networking Muscle Using LinkedIn is a Little like Going to the Gym – 7 Tips for Building your Networking Muscle We’ve all heard about it, we know it’s good for us, but how many of us really use Read more about Linking In[…]