Two Sides of the Same Coin

May 16, 2014

As I have mentioned previously, I have lately spent a considerable amount of time understanding the income gap as a concept. Consequently I have come to have a greater understanding of the part of our population that lives at the bottom 20% in our economy. In stark contrast I had the opportunity to visit Monaco […]

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What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

April 25, 2014

More and more, I’ve noticed that my online browsing seems to steer me in familiar circles. For example: Facebook makes suggestions on things to read that are very much in line with what I am already reading Amazon suggests books and products based on books and products that I have already searched or purchased Google […]

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One Head + Internet is Better than Two!

April 11, 2014

Recently I read an article that I feel is a foundational shift in how we humans acquire information. In Scientific America’s December 2013 Issue, the article “How Google is changing your brain” laid out a research based perspective that postulates that the Internet has replaced our typical human memory partners. In the past, a team […]

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The MAN VAN™ Nails It

March 28, 2014

A couple weeks ago, my husband and I ventured down to the BMO Centre to the Calgary International Auto and Truck Show. While wandering through the rows of new trucks and cars, we spotted a brilliant public health initiative that I knew I’d need to blog about. What was the health initiative that inspired me? […]

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When was the Last Time you Interrupted Someone?

March 14, 2014

I must confess, for me it happens more than it should. I like to think that I am exploding with enthusiasm about the topic at hand and need to join in. I like to think I am guiding to dialogue about a different perspective or augmenting the one being discussed. But after doing some reading […]

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