The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … Read More »
Developing a healthy network of contacts is critical to entrepreneurial success, and yet for many people – particularly the less extroverted types – it is the most daunting part of starting a business. It can be even more intimidating in situations with lots of people, like at a business conference.
But the art of networking … Read More »
There are few things that feel worse than failing an important task at your job. Yet, everyone makes mistakes at one time or another. The key to success isn’t by never failing; it’s by learning how to effectively work through failure when it happens.
Overcoming failure can be achieved by implementing a few key strategies:
Own Up … Read More »
Retirement is a often thought of as a treasured destination – a place where you have the freedom, time, money and inclination to do all the things you didn’t get to do in your working years. But getting to that point of retirement security takes deliberate planning and effort.
Let’s start with budget and realistic goals. … Read More »
We live in a culture where we celebrate independence and the ability to achieve things on our own steam. This holds true in the workplace as well, where job advertisements often include mandates such as “must work independently”. As professionals, we feel we should always be able to handle anything and everything.
It’s no surprise then, … Read More »