Review: Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

This review first ran in the May 24 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance By Angela Duckworth Collins $29.99 We don’t whine. We chose to be positive. We work hard. We don’t freak out over ridiculous issues or live in fragile states of emotional catharsis or create crises whereContinue reading “Review: Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth”

Free media relations camp for non-profits and community groups June 27

  The Hamilton Spectator and Mohawk College present the 9th annual Media Relations Summer Camp June 27 for Hamilton and Burlington non-profits and community groups. The camp is offered free-of-charge as a thank-you to local community builders. This year’s camp in the Hamilton Spectator auditorium will feature three hands-on workshops with Spectator reporters, editors andContinue reading “Free media relations camp for non-profits and community groups June 27”

Review: Larry Smith’s No Fear, No Excuses – What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career

This review first ran in the May 9 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. No Fear, No Excuses: What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career By Larry Smith Collins $22.95 There’s a binder in our basement that proves my wife picked the right career. The binder is full of stories that my wifeContinue reading “Review: Larry Smith’s No Fear, No Excuses – What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career”