Category Archives: Lucialand

Where was I on 9/11

We are coming up on a global anniversary. On that day I was at work.  I was working for a defense lobbyist about 1 block from Parliament Hill here in Ottawa Canada.  It was early so we were just booting … Continue reading

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Socializing Gratitude

It’s September 1st and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I am a fall baby and do not always enjoy the hot humid days of summer.  I can’t wait for the leaves to turn, my favourite leather boots, the first crisp … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Fatigue: Can we be “Just Friends?

In the olden days, (pre-911) when writing for a defence lobby firm, I fell in love with the Blackberry.  Oh my gosh, it was amazing.  The fact that it had email, a cell phone, texting (BBM) was a miracle of … Continue reading

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If Jesus Were on Twitter Today

With all of the hubbub about the “Rapture” this week it’s generated a lot of discussion and debate.  I’m not about to weigh in on anyone’s faith or Christian values or predictions since most religions have things in common.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Racist Tweets in Canada

Every morning, rain or shine, I bring my coffee to my desk, open my emails, peruse Twitter and FaceBook and the web to begin my research for the day. Trending in Canada this morning, NOT in the USA or anywhere … Continue reading

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Grassroots Campaigns: How Big is Your Lawn?

Let’s face it, it can feel a little un-predictable when doing client/customer development.  You want a strong client base that uses your best skills, or product, to their advantage.  Everyone benefits right? I have 3 rules, in life, and in … Continue reading

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Bored and Buried in Buzzwords

Every industry has its own language.  If you’ve ever been a “plus one” at a corporate event it didn’t take long for everyone to sound like Charlie Brown’s teacher.  Wah wah wah.  Your eyes glaze over, you smile at what … Continue reading

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