Category Archives: Business

Orange at Work: Building corporate culture by helping communities

As I glided up Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway under the guide of the warm March sun, Jay-Z bumpin’ on the sounds system, I couldn’t help but laugh at what had just happened at the Starbucks five minutes earlier. The guy … Continue reading

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Giving Back: Speed Mentoring with NABS

For regular readers of this blog, you will know that I’m a big advocate of mentoring. I believe that it is important to give back. One of the best ways you can give back is by sharing your wisdom with … Continue reading

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How Twitter made me cry: Thoughts from a community manager

I never thought Twitter would make me cry. When I launched the CFL’s social media presence in 2009, I did so because I loved talking football with people. I never considered myself a ‘community manager’. I was just another CFL … Continue reading

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8 tips to help you find your dream job

Finding a job is never easy, especially if you are just coming out of school or if you are fresh off an internship at a company that doesn’t have the capacity to hire you on. I was fortunate to have … Continue reading

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My somewhat attainable 2012 reading list

I had a great conversation on Twitter the other day with Aiden (@AidanNg) about books. I confessed that I was old school and still have piles and piles of books lined up that are waiting to be read. He was … Continue reading

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Why saying hello to social media in 2012 isn’t for everyone

Social media is a little bit like New Year’s Eve. No one can decide where they want to spend the night, but once someone picks a bar (or club), everyone quickly decides they want to go to that bar, too. … Continue reading

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TweetUp Tale: Why working with good people is important

Working with good people is important – this statement is pretty obvious. We don’t always have the opportunity to work with good people, but when the opportunity does arise, what a difference it makes. This is a tale of a … Continue reading

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