Updates March 18 – 24

CF and I decided to get away for the weekend, so this post comes to you live from Whistler Village! We are currently staking out a Starbucks while we wait for our hotel room to be ready…here’s what we’ve been reading to pass the time: From CF: An excellent long read which touches on the increasing demands placed on workers.  I was shocked at how many companies casually implied that...

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Always give back

give back, pay it forward, good karma, show appreciation
I strongly believe that it’s important to give back when you have success.  Now, I don’t mean give to charity – if you give to charity, you are likely giving a large chunk of your money towards the salaries of administrators rather than to the cause itself.  Instead, I mean that you should give back directly to the people and things most important to you – in other words,...

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My Myer-Briggs personality type

My Myer-Briggs personality type
I was watching hockey with some friends the other day when the subject of the Myer-Briggs personality test came up.  It’s a pretty famous questionnaire which attempts to categorize individuals based on how they perceive the world and make decisions.  It also makes interesting connections between careers and personality types.  I hadn’t thought about my personality type in a long time...

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Updates: March 11 – 17

What a week. One co-worker quit, one co-worker pregnant and I got a promotion! Most significant in my every day life, of course would be my promotion – increased responsibility and increased (yet to be determined) salary. Combined with CF’s new job, there is going to be a lot of budgeting and re-budgeting as we figure out how our new financial arrangements will work. In the meantime though,...

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