Social Creatures Need Connections

There is a lot of talk about how most companies will go “totally virtual” after the pandemic. I think this is a huge mistake. Don’t get me wrong. I run Sherpa Digital Media. We do virtual events and video streaming for a living.

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An Accidental Entrepreneur

The economic recession in the early 1990s resulted in a significant decrease in government funding for scientific research in Canada. Little did I realize then just how that particular federal budget would launch the trajectory of my career into unanticipated and uncharted territory.

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Investing in Relationships

It’s a tough time to work in the trust business. Sounds dramatic, but for public relations practitioners who guide their clients’ actions in an effort to build trust with stakeholders, the task has never been more challenging.

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Lessons in Resilience

With the job title Vice President of Wishes at Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, it is easy to think that I sit at my desk all day waving a magic wand and creating joy and happiness for children and families.

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Leading Forward

COVID-19: I never believed in a doomsday scenario, but I knew that my daily life as a chef, father, cookbook author and TV personality would be impacted greatly for the next two to three years.

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Maslow Matters

I was reading the news the other day and an article referenced that business leaders are getting used to the “post-pandemic world.” How can that be? COVID-19 is still active around the globe.

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From the Lab to Main Street

I have been a licensed psychologist and clinically focused researcher for more than 20 years and have spent the last 10 years working to bridge the gap between those who need alcohol addiction treatment and those who receive it.

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Lessons in Leadership and Life

Growing up, my two hard-working and humble parents taught me I could be anything I wanted to be if I worked hard and remained kind, positive, caring and generous.

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The Irony of Time

It’s a secret that hides in plain sight: Technology companies are converging upon a single destination: sameness. This statement may seem outlandish. After all, how could anyone think that Google, Apple and Amazon – or should I say Google Home, Apple Home and Amazon Alexa – are the same? I am sure you get the… Read more »

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