This week, I gave a talk about the project management aspects of freelancing to some students at Brock University. Here are my slides. Thanks to Brock for the opportunity!
Up until now, my roundups have been about content. But I’m also a freelancer whose career depends on keeping up with what’s happening in the independent workforce as well as in my specific industry (marketing and content). I’ve been coming across a lot of useful information on freelancing lately and thought I’d share. Here’s a […]
I’ve had some folks ask me how I got involved in Cowork Niagara, what we’re all about and why I’m so passionate about being part of Niagara’s independent workforce. (Originally, this entry was also supposed to cover social enterprise but that deserves its own story!) To answer those questions, I’m taking you back to the beginning. Just […]
A group of us from Cowork Niagara joined co-operative leaders from across Ontario in Milton recently for the 2015 On Co-op Conference and Celebration. The theme for this year’s conference was Capturing Opportunities for Collaboration Among Co-operatives. Here are a few takeaways from the day: 1) Grassroots community building and relationship development drive our […]
Acknowledging what we don’t know, finding opportunities to learn from one another and placing a high value on leadership, training and mentorship are just three takeaways from Liz Palmieri’s interview with Women in Niagara’s Ruth Unrau at the organization’s recent WINspirational Women event. Palmieri – currently the executive director of the Niagara Community Foundation – […]