The vibrancy of a city’s core creates the fabric of the
community. A safe downtown gathering place provides an ambiance that
reverberates throughout the city.
Who decides the definition of “safe”?
It’s a subjective word that may have different meaning to different people. I have my own translation and believe that “safe” is achievable.
speaking, it depends on where you live on this earth.
Globally there are
still approximately 2.7 billion women restricted from doing the same jobs as
But that’s not
necessarily true in North America, right?
Okay, how about this
more relatable fact: only 5 per cent of the Fortune 500 companies have female
When we look at the
general workforce, approximately 63 per cent of women (aged 25-54) participate
in the labour market; that compares to 94 per cent of men in the same age category.
The statistic doesn’t
tell us where those 37 per cent of women are or why they aren’t participating
but it certainly highlights the imbalance between genders.
So it’s agreed, there
is still some work to do.
regularly reminds me to slow down and be careful.
He loves me
and wants to see me safe. To be fair, he’s justified in that he’s watched me
trip, fall and maim myself too many times to mention.
was he a few weeks ago when I landed on my pride and broke my wrist?!
I am often accused of twisted thinking when I voice this inner paradigm and am therefore going to use this space to convert you to this liberated view of our Saskatchewan winters.
Awakening early to an announcement on my radio alarm that
the temperature is forecast to stay below 30C for the next week is for me, the
equivalent of consuming my favorite comfort food.
As an aside comment, I seldom step away from posting business content. This however happens to be the fifth anniversary of the launch of our blog and therefore feel justified straying from the norm.
Looking back on those first posts, it seems like only a couple of years since they were written.
On the first day of Christmas my broker sent to me
A qualified tenant for occupancy
Today’s communication tools include email, voicemail, social media, text and electronic messaging services, video and audio conference calls and more recently, telepresence robots.
All of these can be useful, however there are times when they just cannot replace a “belly to belly” meeting.
I just got back from a hot but fun weekend in Las Vegas and of course my commercial real estate brain could not turn off the whole time I was there.
The immense size of the development and the energy it must take to run it all caused me to do a little research when taking a break from the distractions of the Strip.
I was 20 years old when I made my first serious attempt at selling myself.
I had come to the realization after a period of overseas travel that we were incredibly fortunate to live in Canada.
I am a commercial real estate agent in Saskatoon. I’ve dealt with your companies on behalf of landlords and owners over the years.
Commercial hookups are different than residential services in that commercial clients will often require a number of people to be authorized to deal with the account.
This isn’t a new issue, I’m sure you’ve been dealing with it for years.
As we begin 2018, it’s an opportune time to ponder our priorities for the coming year.
We know that a leader’s most important job is designing and implementing strategies so the organization flourishes in the long term.
There’s a quote from an unknown author I like to share, “Change has never happened this fast before, and it will never be this slow again”
So with change happening that rapidly, how does a leader prioritize those strategies?