GIVEAWAY POST: Set Your Sage Skills to Stun for Small Business Month!

Last updated on July 23rd, 2017 at 09:13 am

What makes me sad is when I see youth who think the world of work is the same as it’s ever been in 2015, relying on a polished résumé and a large corporation to take care of them for the foreseeable future—the same way they did for our parents all those decades ago.

But the world’s changed a heckuva lot since the days of Jheri curls and bell bottoms, far more global than the siloed environments that reigned in the ’80s. Many jobs that existed back then found themselves outsourced or replaced, with computers and cheap international labour far more cost-effective than filling seats with Canadian butts!

There’s a simple reality behind it all—today’s world of work isn’t the one our parents toiled through; we’ll need to think about the very nature of work in entirely new ways if we ever want to get anywhere in 2015! And the sooner we accept that, the sooner we’ll find our way in an ever-shifting environment with new rules coming every day.

Welcome to the New World of Work—I hope you’re ready for it!

Sage 50 Accounting | I’m Not a Businessman, I’m a Business, MAN!!!—Getting My Grown Blog On!

Last updated on October 7th, 2020 at 12:16 pm

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man… let me handle my business, damn.”
— Jay-Z on Kanye West’s “Diamonds from Sierra Leone (Remix)”, Late Registration (2005)

When is a hobby not a hobby? When it becomes a full-time job.

I can’t honestly tell you I planned for the blog to blow up into something requiring my effort and attention every night to keep it sorted—when I started writing all those years ago, I didn’t know what I  was doing; I just liked telling stories, and a blog presented a perfect way to do it.

But somewhere along the way, something happened. Maybe it was the change in approach from a casual endeavour to something a little more intentional, aiming to take my life’s stories and package them into something anyone could digest—not just the person who lived it. Maybe it was the realization that in a global digital world besieging us with so much noise every moment, there’s a demand for content with real heart behind it—stuff you can see someone investing the time to perfect, not just creators trying to hit some quota.