Monthly Archives: June 2007

Crazy glue

In April, when I was bumping around the blogosphere, I said I’d give myself till the end of June to decide if whether or not to continue this blog. And lo and behold it’s June 30 and the verdict is: … Continue reading

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Whom do you trust

What does it take to go from competent PR person to trusted advisor? Joel Postman offers some sage advice.

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Look back, look waaay back…

I was walking through the CBC building, when I noticed, in the broadcaster’s ‘museum’, a Friendly Giant display. For those of you unfamiliar with the show, Friendly Giant was a Canadian kid’s TV icon, a winsome, recorder-playing giant who palled … Continue reading

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What does 40 years look like?

According to biblical myth, the ancient Israelites wandered the dessert for 40 years in their trek from Egypt to the Promised Land. (Shameless plug: not this ‘Promised Land’.) But if you want to see what 40 contemporary years (1967 to … Continue reading

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A matter of degrees

On an American Airlines flight from NYC, the pilot gave a quick update on the conditions in Toronto: ‘Sunny skies,’ he said. ‘The current temperature is 61 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s about 16 degrees Canadian.’ Yes, the weather is so much … Continue reading

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Stuck in NYC

I was heading back to Toronto from a day of meetings in Manhattan when my plane was cancelled at the airport (all Air Canada flights to Toronto, actually). And I found myself stranded overnight in NYC. An adventure, to be … Continue reading

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Scobleized in Cabo

Yes, this is another ‘obligatory’ blog post following a keynote by BG (blogging guru) and Google search engine’s number one Robert (Scoble) at the 2007 Counselors Academy Spring Conference. He was, in many ways, an anti-motivational speaker. No power point. … Continue reading

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Post post haste

We live in a world with so much writing, it’s getting harder to come up with an original thought. Case in point (albeit a small one): Tonight’s title, ‘Post Haste’… was going to be about what happens when your blog … Continue reading

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