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!
(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 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…)