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By “dumbing” down our schools curriculum are we actually hurting our children?

Are we dumbing down math and diluting the learning process by trying to make the curriculum fun? This year our daughter started to learn math using a methodology that is known as Tessellation. In researching what this methodology of teaching entailed it was described as a process of teaching math “which does not depend largely … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Sting: Is it time to bail on LinkedIn?

I have two blogs for which I write on a regular basis – my first one, which I started in May 2007, currently has 22,098 followers, while the second, which was launched in May 2013 for the European market, already has 17,497 followers. The former has been recognized as one of the top 25 blogs … Continue reading

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Why are we so afraid of failure?

“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself” – Franklin D. Roosevelt I remember when I was about 8 or 9, my older brother told me that there was a monster in the main hall closet. He warned me that if I was too slow when I walked by, the monster would grab … Continue reading

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#McD_Poison Update: Why did you turn down the money?

In our media interviews I had repeatedly made the statement that our approach to dealing with McDonald’s continuing refusal to unconditionally release the results of the test that would finally tell us what “store-related compound” our son ingested in his milkshake, wasn’t about the money. The fact is that what we want is straight forward … Continue reading

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McDonald’s tainted shake petition update . . . not an accident?

We would like to thank everyone who has signed and shared our petition. With 1,737 signatures, we are well on our way to hitting our target of 2,500! Beyond the extensive media coverage that has just begun, we also appealed directly to the employees, parents and acquaintances who – either directly or indirectly – are … Continue reading

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An appeal to the employees, parents and acquaintances of McDonald’s in Buckingham . . .

As you undoubtedly know by now, the story regarding our experience at the drive through last July 22nd has been picked-up by the media including the CBC, who yesterday aired our television interview across the entire country. As our petition continues to gain momentum, we are hopeful that McDonald’s will do the right thing and … Continue reading

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Conflicted Loyalties: The Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin saga continues by Dr. Jack Singer

The latest edition of the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin saga exposes a very interesting conflict for the players, in particular.  It goes something like this (and these are my words):  “To win continually, we have learned to develop and nurture a culture of togetherness, fun and having each others’ back.”  So when these are the core values … Continue reading

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Breaking News! Watch for our new “A Year in the Life of an eProcurement Start-up” Series Coming Soon

Procurement Insights will be launching a special series of blog posts and corresponding radio/TV interviews tracking the progression of a start-up eProcurement software company over a 12 month period in November. The series, which focuses on the evolution of the start-up’s solution from the development stage through to going live in a production environment, will provide an … Continue reading

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The Future of You: Creating Your Enduring Brand Webinar on Udemy by Roz Usheroff

A step-by-step process for creating your enduring brand and your bigger future. According to Forbes Magazine developing your personal brand is no longer an option! But what is a personal brand? The Future of You! has the answers that leads you to create an enduring brand that positions you to succeed. “Whether you’re on the … Continue reading

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A mushroom, a fish and the true meaning of resilience

I was recently talking with a friend who shared an interesting story with me regarding a walk in the woods. Going through a difficult period in her life she recounted how she would seek solace from the world by going on long walks in a forest by way of a mossy pathway.  One day while … Continue reading

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