Hello world! Seems fitting.

Posted on December 23, 2015

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing it all again because you broke it all! Default text seems appropriate for my rebuilding this blog, I put this up originally when I was the marketing guy at a tech startup and did it as fast as I could with the limited knowledge I had of the technology. This was why I didn't have a backup, I didn't even think of things like, now it has been drilled into ...

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On Awards, Competitions and Membership

Posted on December 22, 2015

Awards I will start this with a totally obvious brag that I won Fusion Halifax''s Innovation Award for 2013. That got me to thinking why I enjoy taking part in awards, we all like to be recognized for the things we do and even see how we stack up against our peers but that was never my reason. Awards are, to me, a way of gaining social proof in your industry and community. They look great to those who may choose to do business with you. ...

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Anatomy of a Coffee Meeting

Posted on December 22, 2015

I had a friend recently admit that he is looking at asking someone for a cup of coffee as he is trying to find a work-term option. The only issue is that he has never actively networked into a position. Sure he has gotten a job from a friend but that is really different from the process of asking someone to informally network with you and straight up ask for help. The other side This got me to thinking the first time some asked me for a cup of ...

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