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The Birth of Self-employment

The Birth of Self-employment

I'd like to tell you a story about a Father's Day, some 15 years ago. This is really the birth of self-employment for me. It's a story that some people know, but it's not one that I've shared and I'll tell you why. It's one of those stories that you question if you...

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The Power of Coaching LIVE Website and Brand Design

The Power of Coaching LIVE Website and Brand Design

Top-Notch Teamwork! "When you have a big idea you need smart people on your team who can SEE that vision with you. Even better if they can run WITH you to make it real. Through crazy idea stage, to heartfelt birthing, with strategy, top-notch responsiveness, calm,...

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#SaferInternetDay Online Safety for Businesses

#SaferInternetDay Online Safety for Businesses

What do businesses need to know about Internet Safety and trust online? As businesses continue to move more and more of their marketing and management programs online, it's important to consider the real risks of doing business in an online environment. Password hacks...

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Mission Accomplished! #BenFoundHisGem

Mission Accomplished! #BenFoundHisGem

So the wedding day finally happened and it all went so very well. It was, honestly, like a dream come true. After multiple months, in fact years, in the planning, it came off better than we could ever have imagined. Our daughter looked beautiful as I walked her down...

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Find Your Facebook Memories Now In One Place

Find Your Facebook Memories Now In One Place

Get ready to relive your past Facebook memories! Yesterday Facebook announced a new page called “memories”, a single place on Facebook to reflect on your favorite shared moments with family and friends. So how is this any different from the “On This Day” feature...

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No Spam Please, We’re Canadian!

No Spam Please, We’re Canadian!

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has been in effect since July of 2014. If you are a Canadian business owner or digital marketer, you need to be aware of what the rules are and how they affect you.

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#WMSH Guest Post: Dr. Theresa Lyons

#WMSH Guest Post: Dr. Theresa Lyons

Dr. Theresa Lyons shares her expertise in this guest post. Her mission is to correct the widespread misinformation on autism, nutrition and therapies and seriously impact the autism epidemic with her science-based approach to food and wellness.

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Instagram Changes: What You Need to Know as of March 2018

Instagram Changes: What You Need to Know as of March 2018

Recent Instagram changes that you need to know about! We all have a little #FOMO (fear of missing out), whether it’s missing a party or your jealous of your friend’s Hawaiian getaway, we are all suffering from a digital case of “Keeping up with the Kardashians”. If...

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8 Ways to Find Great Stories to Tell in Your Business

8 Ways to Find Great Stories to Tell in Your Business

Ever see a creative marketing campaign that you wish you'd thought of? Do you wonder how other people come up with interesting angles on their content? This used to be the sort of thing that only creatives at advertising agencies had to do. Now, if you can tell a good...

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Now This Is Customer Service! #Shoutout To The Polly Fox!

Now This Is Customer Service! #Shoutout To The Polly Fox!

It's so rare these days to be blown away with awesome customer service - #shoutout to The Polly Fox We had a major snowfall this weekend - it's winter! But this is the Pacific North West - not Ontario! I had just finished clearing my driveway for the third time in...

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Sunday Morning reflections

Sunday Morning reflections

  Good morning, my friends. It's Sunday morning.The sun is partly showing through the haze. It's incredibly smokey here again in British Columbia. I guess it's officially the last Sunday of summer and I'm making the most of it. It's a little cooler but I'm...

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Does your business need Cupping?

Does your business need Cupping?

I recently had to find an emergency physio. I flew knowing my back was tight - a day after I could hardly walk. It was a Saturday, early, and almost every local listing I found on Google was closed that day. I saw there was a new feature that helped me find a local...

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As featured on Lisa Sasevich

As featured on Lisa Sasevich

I was delighted to see our story featured on Lisa Sasevich's site! Lisa is one of my business mentors. "How does someone get a business mentor?" you might ask. Well, sometimes they choose you. Or at least, they surprise you. Here's the story... I had been following...

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My three words for 2017 Courage, Trust & Faith

My three words for 2017 Courage, Trust & Faith

I started today thinking about three words that would set my intention for this new year - they are Courage, Trust and Faith Hey, it's Jonathan. I am in the middle of a New Year's Day walk and it's almost like a blizzard, but that's okay! It's definitely put some...

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So long 2016 – it’s been awesome

So long 2016 – it’s been awesome

This is our last video post of 2016 - it's been awesome About a year or so ago, I gave myself a challenge to create a video post every single workday and I did that for over a year. I haven't made as many this season because I didn't want to overdo it, but at the same...

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#DoitforEllen2016

#DoitforEllen2016

It's Christmas - the Season of Goodwill to all men (and women) and we also know that it's the Season of Giving! Each year we gather to celebrate the Joy of Christmas and be generous by helping a special member of our meetup family. We're hosting 2nd Silent Auction -...

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Supercharge your Sales Process!

Supercharge your Sales Process!

Supercharge Your Sales Process by creating a consistent stream of ideal prospects by harnessing the power of assessment marketing Wouldn't you like to be growing your email list and inspire prospects to say yes to your offer? It's more challenging than ever before....

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We took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina!

We took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina!

Social Media now connects people across the globe. I love to make new connections that turn into friends. One such connection led to us helping launch their agency in their new city. That's how we took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina! My friend Kaayla and I met through a...

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6th Anniversary very special deals!

6th Anniversary very special deals!

This week we celebrated our 6th Anniversary Meetup! Neil Godin and I started back in 2010 with our Social Media Challenge and we thought it would be great to celebrate by offering you some very special deals from some of our Meetup members. Monday's Meetup was another...

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Sharing Chronicles: Working from Home with Erin Duffy

Sharing Chronicles: Working from Home with Erin Duffy

Erin Duffy started telecommuting back in 1992! She has a wealth of knowledge around working from home and there are lots of tips here. Erin also refers to www.escapetheslump.com. This is a genuine free training that she has just released to help folks truthfully...

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Sharing Chronicles: Hope in Every Situation

Sharing Chronicles: Hope in Every Situation

https://youtu.be/-NffHkpuYRI Sharing Chronicles - Hope in Every Situation This is not a #shavingchronicle as you can tell, rather it is a #sharingchronicle because we're in this home quarantine, isolation, social distancing season. And a couple of weeks ago, the mask...

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Shaving Chronicles: Making A Difference

Shaving Chronicles: Making A Difference

#socialdistancing is live and well in Canada. In this week’s #shavingchronicles I share some thoughts and ideas and encouragement about what we all can be doing at the COVID-19 time in history

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Do you have greatness in your DNA? #MLKDay

Do you have greatness in your DNA? #MLKDay

Reflecting today on #MLKday about greatness and how it's actually embedded in our DNA. Martin Luther King Day or #MLKDay is celebrated as a federal holiday because he made a difference! He stepped up for what he was made for, the greatness that was in him came out,...

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