hi-low

In business, just like life, there are highs and there are lows.  The highs are unfortunately short, but the lows are mercifully short.  The lows are the price we have to pay to get the highs. Can’t have one without the other. It takes some grit to...

it’s a funny thing. 

This year, for some reason, is getting off to a lumbering start. There’s no shortage of ‘hurry up and wait’ as well as ‘we’ll get back to you’. Ugh. Then one day, like today, we get a new client who says great things, we get...

washed up

I ran into a small situation today that made me pause.  It was a small thing, but it stuck with me. I purchased some clothing last month at my favourite local clothier (or haberdasher as the kids say), and had a pair of pants hemmed up.  I took the rest of my...

engagement of the public

Hey Kids, So, Sara is away this week undertaking some public engagement training (IAP2) and reported back on the fun stuff she’s up to.  I’m kind of envious, actually…… Somehow I convinced my case study group to create an engagement plan for a...

storytelling

We struggle, sometimes, with our presentations.  Sometimes it’s challenging to know what to leave in, and what to leave out.  Usually, it’s what gets left out that is the most powerful. Last week, Jamie in our office here did a PechaKucha style...