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Don’t Get Bogged Down
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Don’t Get Bogged Down

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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 that neither bring you joy or profit. This isn’t a new phenomenon, nor is it unique to one sector more than another. The terrifying truth of these little time thieving, joy crushing tasks are that a lot like another substance you don’t want to deal with, there is a constant supply. Even worse we actually go out of our way to make sure that being buried by these tasks never changes. Today’s blog looks at the psychological factors that contribute as well as the consequences of inaction. (more…)

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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 is much the same as most small communities in North America. It could be a small town in rural Ontario or Iowa; the issues are shockingly similar. The evaporation of a traditional industry that used to support the local economy an aging demographic, a decline in the number of families having kids, and an exodus of young talented professionals to urban centers. (more…)

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