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When you just want to throttle someone...

February 5, 2013
Cory Hanna
Communication Frustration!
Have you ever been working with a co-worker, perhaps on a team assignment, or a group project and thought to yourself…”Why don’t they just get to the point?” Or perhaps, you find yourself saying…”I need MORE information...why aren’t they saying anything?”
Oftentimes when...

Why Lance Armstrong Isn't Selling Me a Treadmill This Week

January 22, 2013
Elizabeth Green
Did anyone else notice that Canadian Tire has a big sale on Livestrong equipment this week?
I’m no marketing strategist, but I can’t imagine that’s a coincidence, what with Livestrong’s founding figure, cyclist Lance Armstrong, officially confessing to the world this week that he doped and lied...

Shhh!! Be quiet. I'm trying to sell you something.

January 15, 2013
Elizabeth Green
A good salesman can sell anything, right? Car, homes, potato chips, laminating machines, fake office plants.
The bottom line is that a good salesman demonstrates a product has value, and then makes a profit as a result of the ensuing transaction. In which case, this guy is a brilliant saleman of...

The Secret to Sharing Stress With Your Coworkers - Without Being Ostracized

January 8, 2013
Cory Hanna
Me: “Hello. My name is Cory. And I am Gold. “
Group: “Hello Cory”
Do you feel sometimes that it’s you against the world? Or that sometimes people just don’t ‘get’ you? Do you find you’re under constant stress at work?
Do you wish you had a support group, perhaps where you could go and lament with...

The Crayon Community

November 13, 2012
Cory Hanna
The Christmas season is fast upon us. I was out this past weekend, trying to get a start (yes, a start) on my shopping. As a parent, it’s my responsibility to ensure that Santa is made well aware of all of the Christmas lists, and to make sure he fills all of the stockings to the brim. That got me...