The Seven Deadly Sins of Meetings

Meetings are the number-one time waster in the workplace, according to a study by Verizon Business. They say that the average executive spends approximately 50 per cent of their time in meetings. The average middle manager spends about 35 per cent of their time in meetings. When conducted effectively, meetings can inspire and ignite motivation, … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins of Meetings

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Are You On Autopilot? Wake Up!

Did I wake you? It’s 2 a.m. and I’m driving through North Carolina. It’s dark, the roads are empty and the radio is off. Fortunately, the moon is full so I have good visibility and I’m comfortably taking advantage of the lack of traffic at this time of night, to drive back home to Ottawa. … Continue reading Are You On Autopilot? Wake Up!

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Perfection Is Far From Perfect

I was sitting in the airport today when a tall, striking blonde woman, about my age walked by. She had long blond hair (extensions), beautiful long lashes (false), perfectly manicured nails (acrylic), tight facial features (botox), full puffy lips (collagen), overtly perky breasts (implants), and a fabulous size-four body (a personal trainer, I’m guessing). Her … Continue reading Perfection Is Far From Perfect

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