December 2011 archive

Dec 26 2011

Commented reading : Tribes – Part 1 of 3

“Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” by Seth Godin ISBN: 9781591842330 (Click on the image to get your copy) After having promised at the launch of my blog that my first article would focus on the book that inspired me to create it, here I am, finally able to deliver, albeit with a slight …

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Dec 16 2011

The reflected tribe is not a sect

For those that may be annoyed with my choice of the term “tribe” in “The reflected tribe”, let’s begin by defining what a tribe is, or rather what it is not as stated in our title. Some people seem to confuse the terms tribe and sect. However, as suggested on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sect  a “sect” represents a …

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Dec 05 2011

Commented reading – For your tomorrow

For Your Tomorrow: The Way of an Unlikely Soldier Melanie Murray ISBN: 978-0307359780 I recently received an unexpected email through Google Alerts, a service that informs me whenever new posts about my employer (Air Canada) become available, about an article in the Ottawa Citizen presenting a literary critique of a book called “For your tomorrow: …

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Dec 05 2011

The 100 hours funeral marathon: from where the importance of having a draft eulogy

As some of you know, my father passed away on February 22, 2011 early in the day. And from the moment I received the sad news up until the reception following the funeral service; only 100 hours had elapsed. At first glance it may seem like a lot, but now that I had to live …

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