The Intern Life

It’s been quite a while since I last posted here. Juggling school, friends, job hunting and part-time work. This leaves little time for anything else. After getting through my corporate communications program, I managed to nail a great internship position at a boutique public relations agency downtown. With the great grades I was getting at … Continue reading

Image: Your Own Personal PR Strategy

Image is something we usually take into consideration when making a decision. “How does it look? What will people think? How will I look to others?” and so on. Very rarely do we think about the smaller things we do everyday that shapes our own personal brand. The coffee we drink, the clothes we wear, … Continue reading

I’m the Customer, Let’s Have a Chat About Your Service

I’m writing this after reading Brian Solis‘s blog ‘A Critical Path for Customer Relevance‘ and everything he talks about resonated so many idea’s I’ve personally been having lately. Companies talk about how ‘customer service’ is their first and foremost goal, but is it really? If that is the case, then why do so many companies cut back … Continue reading

How to Be an Effective Leader

I haven’t written here in awhile as I’ve been off at school getting inspired by PR and communications. Many of the things I learn on a daily basis inspires me, and although I haven’t had a great amount of experience in the field itself, I feel like I am becoming much more aware of what … Continue reading

Showing That Job Market Who’s Boss

As is my morning ritual, I was drinking coffee and getting up to date with things in the GTA courtesy of the Toronto Star. I made my way over to the business section, where I came across an article that seemed to be uncomfortably close to my present reality. The article’s title, ‘Boomers’ kids in … Continue reading

Why Would I Want To Work For Free?

Now I understand that most of us are incredibly busy with school, work relationships and trying to balance all of these aspects of our daily lives, but let’s take a step back. There is extra time in our lives, and we should make the most of it. Right now people are focused on finding a … Continue reading

The Ride To Conquer

Bonjour, So, as you can see in the top right hand corner of this webpage, there is a link named ‘2012 Ride to Conquer Cancer’ and I should explain that in better detail so that you know what it’s doing there. Going into their fifth year, Princess Margaret Hospital’s Campbell Family Institute hold an annual … Continue reading

Being Your Own Brand- Inspired by TED

Howdy, Tweet How many times have we watched a commercial and said to ourselves “What kind of moron would buy something like that?” or on the overhand, felt the insane urge to have something because we knew it would instantly change our lives forever. That is all parts of the ups and downs of the … Continue reading

Let’s Keep Success Simple

Has success taken on a new meaning these days? I think I want to keep it simple. In our parents day and age, being successful meant getting married, buying a house and starting a family. You didn’t take time off from school to ‘find yourself’ or just travel the world for fun. These things all … Continue reading