Don’t Get Bogged Down

Originally found on Contendo.ca Sandenn's Blog, Today in Sandenn's blog we are going to investigate what it is like to get buried under a mountain of your own creation. In business as well as in community and your own personal life it is very easy to get bogged down on the multitude of little tasks …

Embrace the Struggle

What if the end goal wasn't the priority? what if we could build our businesses, communities and work on our health and enjoy the work? That's what successful people, businesses and communities do, let's at least try!

Starting A Fire: A Mundane Adventure Series

The Little Web Series That Just Might First off, I have no illusions about this, I know that not a lot of people are going to watch this, care about these posts, I'll never become internet famous or anything else that pretentious. I just thought to myself that a lot of people don't fully comprehend …

How A Region Can Die of Old Age

  The Struggle Is Real The following presentation is a copy of the one that I delivered to the Belledune Village Council last Monday. It highlights how our community and economic region features one of the highest Demographic Dependency Ratios in the Country and also one of the fastest growing ones. This is not a …

Infamous Last Words

The Worst Argument for Anything Ever I haven't written a post in a while. There are a lot of reasons, one being that I am attempting to allow time to cool off after frustrating situations to collect my thoughts and adequately express myself and my ideas. What I've realized though is that by the time …

There Be Giants – How to Change the Game and Grow In Tough Times

(This Blog Post Was Originally Prepared for Contendo.ca) The Cost of Competing Here at Contendo, we have two offices. One being in North East Calgary and the one where we do the bulk of our work is in Belledune, New Brunswick. I love my community and could describe it to you, but in reality, it …

#Canada150 Acting Our Age

Growing Up So Canada is one hundred and fifty today. So as I sit at my kitchen table drinking my Molson Canadian and trying to think of a quick blog post to issue on this auspicious day, my mind is drawn to the idea of growing up. Across the country, we draw our own lines …

13 Reasons Why – A Testament About How Awful We All Are

Society "Welcome to Your Tape." Have you watched the show yet? Undoubtedly you have heard about Netflix's most recent Original series. The plot is set against the aftermath of a young girl's suicide and the 13 people that played a role in her decision to kill herself. Since it was released last month, there has …