This is a guest post by Mikhail Donovan
When was the last time you went shopping and started going crazy at the person behind the counter? For most people that would be never, but sometimes it does happen. If something caused you to get annoyed you would no doubt try and bite your tongue, or if you suddenly lost control you might say something by accident because it slipped out. When you got home and calmed down you would probably realize you were out of order because nobody deserves to have their safety compromised at work. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Shannon Carter.
Many people, even those that are confident in other aspects of their lives, deal with a fear of public speaking. When you are in the spotlight, addressing an audience, it is easy to be nervous or worry constantly that anything could go wrong at any moment.
Many people become so nervous that they stutter or forget what they were trying to say. However, these things can be largely avoided if you make the effort to prepare and practice what you are going to say. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Shannon Monson.
If you are like most people, you often consider your own life to be mundane and wish that you had more excitement on a day-to-day basis. Many people, if given the chance to be a celebrity CEO, would take it without even thinking.
However, it is not necessarily all that it is cracked up to be. Though there are many benefits that come with being in such a position, there are also significant drawbacks that, for many people, would constitute a dealbreaker. As with any story, there are two sides, and it is important to be aware of both. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Lucy Whitmore.
In the competitive world of business, productivity and efficiency are the keys to success. However, sometimes people end up paying too heavy a cost. Workplace injuries are a frequent occurrence and it is only fair that employees are aware of their options. Sometimes you could be unable to work for a number of weeks. Here are 4 facts about worker’s compensation that you need to know. Continue reading
This is a guest post by David Leonhardt.
The stage performance of Billy Elliot (the musical) we took in recently was more than just a dazzling display of first-rate entertainment and a hyper-politicized ode to coal and labour unions. It was also a poignant reminder of one of the reasons I am raising my girls to be generalists.
Both my daughters, who hope one day to be entertainers themselves were mesmerized by the singing and dancing. Both of them saw themselves on the stage. Continue reading
None of us can be untouched by the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The reason why such events happen may be unclear to us. We should all do whatever we can to help society make whatever changes are needed to avoid such terrible happenings. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Joel Banford.
Environmental responsibility applies to every part of life. Some things that people can do have a greater impact than others but no effort is wasted. Printing documents is something that many people have to do on a regular basis and the collective printing of an entire country or nation can be hard on the planet. However, there are a few things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint as it pertains to printing. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Jacob Reede.
Work related accidents are far too common in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, about 3 million Americans are injured on the job each year. That is about 1 percent of the U.S. population. Still our statistics are much better than the world average. The International Labor Organization reports 250 million occupational accidents each year worldwide, while many others probably go unreported. That is about 3.5 percent of the world’s population. Continue reading
Many of our older readers in the UK will give a nostalgic sigh as they see a BC news item that the printed edition of that venerable comic, The Dandy, will end with a special edition released on the comic’s 75th anniversary on 4 December. Continue reading
This is a guest post by Debra Johnson.
In case you are not aware, print media is on its way out. Those magazines and newspapers that used to be the foundation of businesses everywhere are now going the way of the dinosaurs – extinct. They are not going down alone, however. Those small magazine shops that once populated malls and strip centers are closing their doors, taking the owner’s hopes and dreams with them. Continue reading