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- Lessons from a "gift economy"
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- Setting goals to inspire you … or scare you!
- Celebrating winter, snow, and the Canadian outlook that sees us through it!
- Map Monday: democracy throughout history
- 2022 – Make it a Green Year!
- Today is for Introverts. Finally.
- Wow, the knives are out for New Year’s resolutions!
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- Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men 2.0
- Tough COVID questions at the Pearly Gates
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Tag Archives: planning
“The best laid plans”. “Learn from your mistakes.” “It’s all about serendipity.” All of these phrases play into any creative activity, whether it’s writing poems or a piece of music, painting, woodworking, or, indeed, making quilts. You start with a … Continue reading
Some days, actually getting on with something seems to be a challenge. I respond well to deadlines, especially when they’re looming. But when there’s a seemingly generous amount of time before a deadline or – even worse – there’s no … Continue reading
There have been a striking number of articles about women in business and politics in the past six months or so: the lack of women on corporate boards, the successful use of quotas for women on boards in Europe, the … Continue reading
It’s impossible for me to blog about personal goal-setting or concerns about food safety and agri-business while the impact of Sandy’s wrath on the U.S. east coast is still unfolding. The storm – a once-in-a-lifetime convergence of 2 storms along with … Continue reading
Dreaming of traveling to exotic places? Consider signing up for the Great Wall Marathon outside Beijing or The Big Five Marathon in South Africa. How about a marathon at Petra? There’s one called the Polar Circle marathon in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, the … Continue reading