3 Under-the-Radar Trends Shaping Business Right Now

It is customary at the end of a year to write about trends that shaped the year with predictions for the coming year. In my past business year alone, I have seen economies and exchange rates fluctuate and those that have done well are those that have adapted. Here are three things that I noticed started happening […]

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Travel Tips and Secrets – My Top 5

Most of my friends are aware that I travel a lot for business and everyone loves to romanticize my travel lifestyle.Everyone thinks that I live the glorious life, always on the go, always in a different city, always experiencing something new. Las Vegas in February, Shenzhen in May, Frankfurt in September. But if you’re a business […]

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5 Ways to Motivate Employees in Small Businesses Today

You may have heard that your employees are your greatest ambassadors, your greatest assets. They can talk the company line and sell your product, service, or brand without even trying. But no matter how often I hear bosses align themselves with this sentiment, I have found that their actions do not. I think the message sinks in, but employers […]

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How to craft an excellent LinkedIn profile – Part one

This is part one in a series of posts. First published in March, 2014. Updated in July 2015. You’re half way through summer and it’s practically hiring season for communications professionals. In this series, I examine how to leverage LinkedIn to put your best foot forward. But first, why? It’s simple. You want a career. You […]

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The magic behind networking

There’s something mysterious about the power of networking. Here’s practical advice on how to perform networking magic.

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It Has Been a Long Journey

It has indeed been a long journey. After graduating, I went AWOL from my blog. I had been focusing my energy on gaining managerial experience in my family business. Since then, I began formal schooling at McGill University in PR and I love it! The breadth and depth of things that I have learned in […]

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Wanna be in PR? 4 Tips for Staying on the Ball

Before I graduated, I had high hopes and dreams of getting into PR. Often times, to get to your goal – to be a successful PR Pro – you need to go through different places, some which will be so far away from your dreams, and time consuming, that you won’t have the time of […]

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My Valedictorian Speech

I just graduated! I wasn’t the valedictorian, but that didn’t stop me from writing my speech! So, here it is! 😀 As we look to the future, it is wise to reflect on the past. Indeed, with deep introspection, we may be able to look to the future with humility and confidence. I would like […]

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Passion

with this post, I introduce a new category in my blog, Personal Development I reconnected recently, with a friend who I connected with online and lost touch. We are both passionate about art, and at the time, I was a budding photographer. As we reconnected, they mentioned that they hope to find time to learn […]

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Buildling Influence, Credibility, and Connections: Help a Journalist

This is part two of a 2-part blog post Earlier I had said that you are wiser than you know, and that you can back your opinions with informed proof points. Why does this matter? Or, in other words, why should you HARO? HARO stands for Help A Reporter Out (HARO’s website, HARO’s twitter), and […]

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