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Dave’s Diary: The Graduate – Ode to A New Semester

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The students gather to and fro
A vibrant quivering mass
Their thoughts are laden, heavy things
Of textbooks, schedules, and a new U-Pass

By: David Lindskoog 982 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Fears of the 1994 Employer

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Have you ever tried cleaning out an office that had been used by several people before you for a decade or so? It’s a lot of work. I mean, I understand the importance of hanging on to things when they’re important or sentimental, but do you really need the minutes from team meetings that are over 10 years old?

By: David Lindskoog 2741 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Me Student! You Professor!

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I don’t much like talking to strangers.I have great conversations in my head with myself, but when it comes to vocalizing my brilliant, eloquent thoughts to other people, I often end up garbling the words into something near unintelligible.

By: David Lindskoog 1981 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: 3 Tips For Your Blog

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As this blog’s editor, one of the many joys I get to experience is the annual inundation training of those of our wonderful volunteers who aspire to contribute to the blog. I get to discuss things like “what makes a good blog article” and a few of the basics of good, simple online writing.

By: David Lindskoog 1311 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Getting A Handle On Conflict

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There’s no denying it – people see and understand the world differently, and it’s only a matter of time before perspectives clash, right and wrong get mixed up, and feelings get hurt. But it’s pretty clear that different people handle conflict uniquely.

By: David Lindskoog 1161 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Conflict – The Nature of The Beast

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Conflict. Why oh why do you plague us so? You are an inevitability – it’s just a matter of time before someone or something disagrees with someone else, and they’re suddenly in a position of deciding between actions towards resolution, mediation, antagonization, or blissful ignorance.

By: David Lindskoog 1217 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Building Awareness of Self-Awareness

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It was a pretty straightforward account of how knowing what are strengths are can help us to build on and expand those strengths into new areas.  The problem, of course, is that this viewpoint presupposes that you actually do know what your strengths are.

By: David Lindskoog 1784 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Stay In Your Comfort Zone!

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We’ve all heard the phrase “comfort zone.”  We’ve probably all been told at one point or another to get outside of it, too. But what exactly does that mean?  We can make all sorts of fancy diagrams and models to illustrate the concept, but does that really do justice to lived experience?

By: David Lindskoog 2408 reads | 0 comments
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We Are All Canucks: Scoring the Job

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If you have a passion for hockey and can afford to work without a weekly pay cheque (a $1000 honorarium is provided at the end of the term), then applying for a Co-op job with the Vancouver Canucks could prove to be an unforgettable experience. Landing a coveted internship isn't easy, but if you're up for the challenge, read on and you could soon be calling yourself a Canuck.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3582 reads | 0 comments
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Just Like Bunko: Make Excellent Mistakes

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What is your fear? Is it fear of… Heights? Taking risks? Making mistakes? Something else? Answers will vary but one of my biggest fears is making mistakes. However, despite this fear of mistakes, throughout several Co-op work terms over the last couple of years, I have had my share of experience making them.

By: Yat Li 2737 reads | 0 comments
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