On Thursday, May 9th, 10 of Canada’s most influential individuals graced the stage of the iconic Winter Garden Theatre for the Top Ten Event, hosted by Stewart Knight and in support of autism Ontario. The idea is simple: each speaker...
As we work toward our goals and grow as young professionals (YPs), we are bound to receive various forms of criticism from superiors, peers, parents, and friends. Learning from our weaknesses and mistakes, as well as from those who are more experienced than us, are important aspects of the YP development process, and ones we must take with an open mind and thick skin
Sometimes we all just need to take a minute and chill out. Ok, maybe we don’t all have a whole minute to sit and ponder, await big decisions, or make our next move, but we all certainly have 10 seconds. You may think that counting to 10 is an old school tactic, but we’re here to remind you just how useful this calming and brain-straightening tool really is
In case you missed him, Mr. Morgan Freeman was in Canada earlier this week. The Academy Award-winner, humanitarian and all-around Hollywood legend was honoured with the Key of Knowledge Award at a gala reception hosted by Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Tuesday night at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Here are some highlights of the Q&A with Morgan Freeman
The young professional world is a competitive arena, one in which careers either take off or are shot down almost instantly after years of patiently waiting and working towards that “big break.” The good news is that, barring some out-of-the-blue circumstance, our fate is in our own hands. We dictate the life we want to live, the success we want to achieve and how we want to reach those goals. And you can bet tens of thousands of other young professionals in your urban centre are too. Here’s how to stay ahead of the pack
Envy is often considered a negative emotion, and subsequently a waste of energy. In the young professional world, envy runs rampant and causes many of us a great deal of stress as we begrudgingly look at others and their successes, asking “why them” and “why not me?” Envy can also be incredibly inspiring, motivating, and enlightening, and so here are some tips to help you put envy to work for you
Justine Whyte is an Executive Director and Producer at CFC Creates, having worked in arts and culture for 25 years to help creative voices have their work realized and appreciated by audiences; these are some of the pages that have inspired her career
I’m feeling so warm and cozy tucked in a protective fetus position under a caring blanket and a cuddling cover – why would I want to escape such a serene and Zen moment and enter into (pause) reality? However you want to treat your relationship with sleep, remember: It’s all about compromise and communication
D’accorder autant de temps à son développement personnel qu’à son développement professionnel est un élément majeur dans la poursuite de l'équilibre par le JP. Donc, faites l'effort, prenez le temps, et commencez à travailler sur vous
It’s been a long time since the days when peer pressure involved smoking a cigarette behind the back of the school or ganging up on the school nerd. As kids, peer pressure was there to push us to try things that were “wrong” or “bad” – things that we might not have actually chosen to do if left to our own devices. But then, we grew up. Peer pressure changed.