Daylight Saving(s) Wreaks Havoc in Personal and Business Lives

I don’t like it. There, I said it. I think Daylight Saving(s) Time (DST) is an antiquated as well as controversial practice first proposed in 1895. This same year the second attempt at granting women the right to vote was on June 5, when the vote was taken on Nicholas Davin’s resolution calling for women … Continue reading

What’s Your Business Story? ~ Word of Mouth Marketing

Traditional, and costly, advertising methods still don’t hold a candle to the effectiveness of ‘word of mouth’ referrals. Even with the Yellow Pages, Google and TV commercials to help consumers make decisions about who to call to roof our house, fix our car, file our taxes or provide business services; word of mouth remains a … Continue reading

Globe & Mail says “Jobless rate to stay high: Fed”

Think the time is here to change how we work and hire workers? What better time than now to rethink how ‘it’s always been done’ and embrace the concept of  a virtual workforce. While North America continues to deal with the fallout from the recession, it’s apparent to me that technology and innovation hold much … Continue reading

Do You Have a Sustainable Flu Pandemic Plan for 2010?

Have you been effected by the flu this season?  What’s your plan for 2010? The flu and other viruses sweep through every year and affect more than just our health.  For businesses with employees, sick time is an unavoidable reality which can drain their budgets at an alarming rate. It can also increase employee stress … Continue reading