Monthly Archives: April 2010

“American Gods” selected for #1B1T

The people have spoken, er, tweeted, and the inaugural pick of the One Book, One Twitter Book Club will be Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. Although it wasn’t my choice, I’m excited to read American Gods, especially since the author is … Continue reading

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One Book, One Twitter

Have you heard of One Book, One Twitter yet? If not, you soon will. The brain child of Jeff Howe — a writer, editor at Wired magazine and Harvard fellow — the One Book, One Twitter concept is modeled after … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Vancouver 2010

During the recent Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, I was the Venue Press Manager for the Whistler Media Centre and Whistler Medals Plaza. It was an amazing experience and I hope to write more about those adventures, but for now, … Continue reading

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Eau de paperback?

Love this. That is all.

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In-Flight Entertainment

Just before a recent trip to Cancun, I struggled with which books to bring with me. I needed enough reading material for a two long flights and a week of lounging by the pool. Which books would be best for … Continue reading

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Vancouver Public Library Book Sale

I had no business being there. My pile of unread books is precariously high, teetering as tall as my 6’5″ hubby. I don’t need more books. But when the Vancouver Public Library has its semi-annual book sale, how can I … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Customer Service

As I contemplate signing up for a BCIT course in Customer Relations, I wonder: why is good customer service so hard to find? Are our expectations too high? Is it because of a lack of industry training, or due to … Continue reading

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