How Real Is the Peanut Allergy Threat?

When I was a kid there were never any restrictions on what we could or could not bring to school in our lunch.  Nor had I ever encountered or even for that matter heard about an allergic reaction to say peanut butter.  So here is the question . . . Are peanut allergies real? According … Continue reading

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e-mails to Bi-Polar patient reveal that Quebec doctor used treatment sessions to solicit (and receive) funds for his investment group

These kinds of things happen to other people is the lament that is usually voiced by the victims of crime while in a state of disbelief or shock that something so bad could happen to them. I have to admit that with more than 400 radio shows under my belt, 3 books and in excess … Continue reading

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“Love Bites with Rhonda Ricardo” . . . If romance is like putting together a shelf from IKEA then this is the show for you!

Each week on Love Bites with Rhonda Ricardo we are joined by the incomparable author of Cherries Over Quicksand to offer her advice on matters of the heart in five minutes or less. This week Rhonda talks about the do’s and don’ts relative to how those in a brand new relationship should celebrate Valentines . … Continue reading

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SAP features PI Window mobility interviews on their website . . .

On the 7th and 14th of February I had the opportunity to talk with representatives from SAP regarding the company’s exciting mobile enterprise solution platform. You can access the interviews by clicking the image below and while on the SAP site check out the numerous case references. 30

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The rise of the citizen journalist brand and how it has transcended the medium’s message

FORBES’s new model for individually branded journalism is all about self-publishing, self-marketing, voice, knowledge, perspective and context. From the February 9th, 2012 Forbes article “Inside Forbes: Reinventing Personal Brand-Building By Learning From the Masters” by Lewis DVorkin It is at once both interesting and perplexing that traditional journalists are loath to step out from behind … Continue reading

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Is it time for Canada to abandon socialized medicine?

Maggie Reese’s account of her struggle with Bipolar Disorder in Runaway Mind is on of the most compelling and thought provoking books that I have ever read, especially with the inclusion of corresponding commentaries by those closest to her. Of the many points that stand out in the book is Reese’s account of her time … Continue reading

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Heidi Damon: Don’t Use The “V” Word Unless It’s For Victory!

The victim of a brutal sexual assault confronted her attacker in court and told him: ‘I am not the victim, I’m the victor’. With that one statement 41 year old Heidi Damon claimed her life as her own, and in the process transcended the traumatic events of August 2009, when then 16 year old Javon … Continue reading

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Who really is the greatest NFL QB of all time?

Well it was inevitable that with today being Super Bowl Sunday the question of who is the greatest NFL quarterback of all time would once again come up, especially with either Tom Brady or Eli Manning poised to enter the mythic heights of legendary status with a win on what is undoubtedly one of the … Continue reading

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Who is linking back in to your blog . . . The power of the Three C’s of social media success

Back in November my post “The Three Cs of Social Media Success . . . and it is absolutely FREE with no strings attached!” introduced the Content – Context – Contact model for social media success. For those who may have missed the original post, here is a quick review of what I mean when I … Continue reading

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So you have 20,000 plus contacts on LinkedIn . . . now what?! (Part 1)

con·tact  [kon-takt] noun – an acquaintance, colleague, or relative through whom a person can gain access to information, favors, influential people, and the like. Source: Dictionary.com In the broadest sense of the word, having contacts suggests that one as a high degree of influence.  However, and especially within the virtual realms of the social networking … Continue reading

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