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When Risk Outweighs Reward – A Cloud Model

In all my time as a Sales Professional, I have been honest with my customers about the features and benefits of the products and services that I sell.  I try to hide nothing and I put all my cards on the table, it has what has made me successful in sales…but when I take a…

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The Power of Social – Story Telling

Social Media is one of the most powerful and awe inspiring creations of this or any generation. Never has there been a single class of Technologies that can bring so many people together so quickly and so completely. One of my favourite parts about Social Media is the ability of it to build a Story…

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Infographic – Canada and the Energy Future

here are many things that I can hold myself as being truly accountable for, one is that I am more of a realist than a dreamer, and two that I am Canadian. To be Canadian though, is to struggle with being stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the vast…

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Free App Friday – An eBook Reader for All

For anyone who knows me, I am a voracious reader.  I have more than 500 printed books and just over 2 TB of eBooks scattered across multiple devices.  One of the challenge that I have faced since moving away from my iPad has been to find an equivalent ePUB reader and while I have tried…

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Memory Lane – My First Cell Phone

I have been carrying a Cell Phone on a daily basis since the fall of 1995. I remember the day that I got my phone quite well as I went to the International Plowing Match with my Father (an annual event for us growing up) when it was first in Roseville, ON. It was my…

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Corporate Learning Recipe

The challenge for me being a Sales Guy in the world of Corporate Learning is to really get a grasp on what this term Corporate Learning is.  I look to the Wikipedia definition and explanation and they classify it pretty broadly as “Corporate Education”: Corporate Education refers to a system of professional development activities provided to educate employees.…

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And Now For Something Different – Tech Pet Peeves

I truly love all things that plug-in and go “whiz-bang”.  Computers, Cameras, Phones…they all intrigue me and make me so glad that I am a part of this time in the history of man kind…but at the same time.  Technology does cause my hair line to recede faster than having a Teenage Daughter!   Not…

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The Great Time Suck

I am sure that I am not alone when I say, my Smart Phone has become a drain on my “free time”.  It has superceded Facebook as my greatest distraction by a large sum and currently the addiction that is Flappy Bird is the culprit.   I took to Blogging as a way to get…

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Infographic – Top 10 Overused LinkedIn "Buzzwords"

Buzz Words are everywhere, there is no getting past them but when it comes to your Professional Profile that everyone in the world (from potential employers to customers to friends and colleagues), is it a good idea to leverage them in your LinkedIn Profile? Top 10 Overused LinkedIn Profile Buzzwords of 2013 from LinkedIn For…

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Infographic – Training and Development Gains

Moving to a new job, can be a stressful time. Getting one’s bearings, finding one’s way and most of all navigating through all the plethora of materials. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.   This is not the first job that I have started and wondered…where…

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