Face Time, Not Just "FaceTime" Improves Accountability, Understanding

In our digitally focused world, it's easy to fall in love with the convenience and immediacy of digital communications. And while communicating electronically -- whether…Read more

The Right Way to Give? That's Up to You

When it comes to charities and promotion, how much is too much? What, as an individual or a business should you do? And where is the line between self-…Read more

The Human Touch - The Value of Face-to-Face Communication

Will the Singularity ever occur and mark the rise of our robot overlords? It's possible, I guess, but for as much as technology brings to the world, the one thing it can't…Read more

A Day in the (Possible Future) Life

Today was Take Our Kids to Work Day -- an opportunity for Grade 9 students to spend the day with their parent, family member, volunteer, or family friend…Read more

Being SMART About Networking Gets Results

Today Echidna’s director of development, Yan Zhang, and I are attending Western University’s Computer Science Breakfast. But we want to do more than just…Read more

AODA - It's Time to Act

So Ontario's supposed to be fully accessible by 2025. I mean, that's the point of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, right? An inclusive society where…Read more

Don’t Just Launch ‘Em and Leave ‘Em - Ongoing Support is Key

Last week, I shared my thoughts on the value of a foundational part of our support structure --…Read more

AODA - Less Confusion, More Community

Twelve years in and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act still serves to confuse and confound many people. Where do I start? Will I be fined? Will I do the…Read more

Making Mentorships Matter: Tips for A Productive Relationship

Making a mentoring relationship meaningful can be a challenge. As a mentor, it can be difficult to juggle your own work while also helping someone else…Read more

Everything Old Needs New Again

On a day where we welcome students from Fanshawe College for a tour of our facilities and a little chatting about the future, it's the ideal time to revisit a foundational…Read more

A Back to School Style Guide for A+ Content

For many people, Labour Day not only marks the end of the summer, but the start of the "year." After all, for a quarter of our lives, we head back to school. And if we…Read more

A Fate Worse than Death? Conquering Public Speaking at Camps, Conventions

Over the years, I've had the pleasure of attending a number of events. Some, I've been just an attendee, soaking up the information as it's presented; at others, I've been…Read more