I was listening to talk radio as I drove home from wherever recently and there was a discussion about Christmas decorations, and the discussion was whether or not it is inappropriate (In Canada) to put up Christmas decorations prior to Remembrance Day (November 11th). One of the commentators said that Christmas decorations before Remembrance Day … Continue reading Remembrance Day vs. Christmas Decorations: The battle begins.
According to Facebook I have seven hundred and ninety-five friends. Of course that number includes people who asked me to be friends because we know someone in common… but I have have never met them before; it includes people with whom I have agreed with on matters debated or discussed, but have also never met. … Continue reading How to Make and Choose Friends, and How to Influence People
A couple of years ago I went to Montreal with my colleague Damir Bersinic to do a presentation at the Montreal IT Professionals Community (www.mitpro.ca). I was born in Montreal, and when I moved to Ontario in 2007 I found it interesting to see the point of view of the 'Rest of Canada'. Nearly five … Continue reading Stay out of politics!
It was a great honour to be selected as the MCT Regional Lead for Canada for the inaugural year of that program (See article). I like to say that the MCT Regional Lead program spent the first year figuring out what it was going to be. I was thrilled to be a part of that. … Continue reading MCT Regional Lead
Hey folks! If you are a Microsoft Partner in Montreal, Toronto, or Vancouver then I’m happy to tell you that I am coming back to town! Of course, I won’t be alone… I am coming with the while Windows and Office Partner Summit! Windows 8, the new Office and Windows Server 2012 are coming soon … Continue reading Microsoft Canada Partner Summit: CATCH IT!