Voice Messages 101

It may seem crazy to dedicate a blog post to voicemails, but given what my observations have taught me, it’s not actually not as silly. Even if your job is not that of a Voicemail Specialist, as a recent graduate you should always remember that little things matter. Attention to detail will take you a long…

IWD 2014 with Young Women in Business (SFU)

Wishing you all a very happy International Women’s Day (IWD) (belated)! Yesterday, I attended the annual IWD conference hosted by SFU YWiB and this year’s theme was Defining Success. Lien Yeung did a phenomenal job of MCing the conference! With keynote speakers such as Addie Gillespie, Mia Thomsett, Valeria Mason-John and Caroline MacGillivray, the seemingly simple theme developed…

Exercising Creativity

I have met so many people who believe that they don’t have any creative bone in their body! I am not going to bust their bubble. I think they’re right! So many people don’t have a single creative bone in them! Creativity is not like a bone, it’s a muscle. “Creativity is like a muscle:…

Toastmasters Promo Video

Last month, some members of the Kwantlen Toastmasters team offered me an acting gig. They were in the process of creating a promo video for the club. I gladly accepted the offer and here is the final product:   Yes, I’m smiling a lot. And if you could see the behind-the-scenes videos, you’d know that…

Log that job!

Hello there! Today I’d like to talk about something that I think is very important yet very uncommon in employees. Note that even though I do not have a certificate that’ll guarantee I spent 4-5 years of my life on the subject, my experience gives me all the credibility I need. (If you’d like to…