Decisions: Swallowing the spider to catch the fly

I don’t know why she swallowed that fly. My job feels sometimes like I’m chasing down the logic behind decisions. We switched our software at work from a 2-dimensional computer-aided drafting (CAD) software program to a more robust and intelligent building information modeling (BIM) program. It’s an interesting change, making you think about the building […]

In the news: Stress, Anxiety and Canadian Youth – my response

Global News is airing a week of segments on Children’s Mental Health, sponsored by RBC Children’s Mental Health Project. Monday’s segment: Young Minds: Stress, Anxiety Plaguing Canadian Youth; is available online, with video links. The comments in the written article are interesting. I can understand why mental health is still considered ‘taboo’. With critics blaming […]

April Platform Challenge Day 20 (and a few others)

The My Name is Not Bob April Platform Challenge has been both encouraging and challenging. If you’re wondering why I haven’t posted on it lately, it’s because I’ve been joining things like Google+, rediscovering Hootsuite, networking with others, participating in twitter chats, and actually writing blogs with ‘Calls to Action’ at the end. So far […]

April Platform Challenge: Days 5, 6 and 7 – Catching Up

Its been a busy weekend so of course doing the April Platform Challenge has been difficult. Thankfully the last few challenges have been pretty straight-forward, so I’ve combined them into 1 post. Day 5’s  Challenge: For today’s task, create a blog. You can use Blogger, WordPress, orTumblr. In fact, you can use another blogging platform if you […]