Navigating Work Fatigue and Career Uncertainty During a Pandemic

Let me hit you with something obvious - It’s hard to find our calling in life and far too easy to second guess our career path once we have chosen it. Am I right? In these days of curated content, it is so easy to compare ourselves and feel like we’re doing something wrong, that …

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I Miss My Dad – What it Feels Like Not Being Able to Hug My Dad in Almost Half a Year

My father has Dementia and primary progressive aphasia. For those who don’t know what that is, PPA is a neurological syndrome in which language capabilities become slowly and progressively impaired and is caused by Dementia. At this point, his aphasia is fairly advanced and makes phone and Skype calls very difficult. He thrives on face-to-face visits, where we …

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From A-Team Field Staff to A-Team Office Staff

Hello past, present and future A-Teamers! I started with Plan A Sarnia Chatham in September/ October 2019. I technically applied in July but I was slow-moving in getting orientation scheduled. Being on the other side, I now understand how frustrating that was for Simone and the girls in the office. I applied to Plan A …

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Why Your Mindset Is One Of The Most Important Skills To Develop As A Business Owner

When you think of a business owner, what kind of skills and adjectives come to mind? Perhaps things such as - dedication, motivation, discipline, organization and determination? By no means am I here to tell you that those are not important, however after being on the sidelines and educating myself on a business mindset, one …

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Learning To Work From Home Full-Time Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic

I never really thought I was a strict enough person to work from home.  Anyone who knows me knows that I can be easily distracted! When March 2020 rolled around, bringing the pandemic with it, we were told that we would be working from home full-time. At first I questioned if I would be successful …

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10 Things Nurses Want You To Know

Did you know nurses make up about half of Canada’s healthcare work force? They are the largest group of regulated health professionals, and in some remote areas, they may be the only healthcare providers around. Nurses have been on the front lines working tirelessly during the COVID-19 crisis, so I decided to poll some of …

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