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When Canadians Act Like Americans

(13) Comments | Posted March 3, 2010 | 10:36 AM

Where are those dour fellows who kept their emotions on the inside and reserved their aggressiveness for ice hockey only? Are those self-effacing, unpretentious, never-leveraged guys we used to love... MIA?

By most measures, the Vancouver Olympics were a grand success and medals were won in a logical as well...

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Call Me Heartbroken

(1) Comments | Posted December 10, 2009 | 5:00 PM

I know it is only a year and the problems this country is facing took decades to create. Nonetheless - I expected more. I really expected Barack Obama to begin to address the "I'm fine, too bad about the rest of you" ethos that has infected every aspect of our...

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Three Things To Do When You Don't Know What To Do

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2009 | 4:10 PM

Change is never is easy, and making important changes in your life is even harder. It takes time, commitment and courage.

It takes energy to change and there can be many false starts. Money, the people in your life or a string of obligations can all be a drag on...

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What To Do When You Get Fired

(5) Comments | Posted June 26, 2009 | 4:00 PM

Have you been fired? Do you think you see it coming? Do you know someone who has been hit?..... we're here to help!!!

The first week is the easiest. Most of us are in a state of shock and there are a lot of people telling you how great you...

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What's With This Happiness Thing?

(6) Comments | Posted June 4, 2009 | 3:50 PM

It seems like everyone is talking about happiness.

There is the feature story in the current issue of The Atlantic ("What Makes Up Happy"), describing a 72-year longitudinal study of Harvard men and their search for "a happy life" (www.theatlantic.com/doc/200906/happiness). And here comes "The Happiness Project," a personal quest, turned...

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Why Can't They Be Like We Were

(5) Comments | Posted May 12, 2009 | 5:24 PM

We were on the phone the other day chatting about this and that and we got to complaining about the "strange " manners and mores of younger workers: The kid who turned down the chance to go to a new business pitch to attend a distant cousin's wedding; or the...

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