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Jane Boyd
Interests: blogger, consultant to business, government and community on work-life issues, advocate for kids and families, awesome grant writer and social media lover
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There are a wide range of post secondary training programs related to Early Childhood Education in BC. I have pulled together information related to a number of them and included it in a List.ly below. If you are aware of additional programs I encourage you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at 45 Conversations
Early Childhood Education Organizations In Canada View more lists from Jane Boyd Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at 45 Conversations
#MentalHealth Within the Social Space View more lists from Jane Boyd Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at 45 Conversations
Connections, Conversations & Collaborations View more lists from Jane Boyd Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at 45 Conversations
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My good friend @Omaniblog reminded me the other day that sometimes we just need to do things other than "work". A few days after listening to his story about taking the morning off work, I was inspired to shift my day around too. So instead... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at 45 Conversations
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Recently I made a trip to Elk Valley, BC to learn more about the region. I was there for three days and visited multiple communities to learn about the issues related to health care, child care, housing and education. I simply love getting to know... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at 45 Conversations
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Make Time to Care About Kids & Families My kids and family mean everything to me. @BobHCC and I are kept pretty busy raising raising three exceptional individuals who are actively learning the art of unconventional thinking. I'm also the proud step mom of two... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at 45 Conversations
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Connections exist all around us. We see examples of them in nature everywhere. They are a good visual for us to think about when we consider the connections that happen in the online world as well. At the end of the day - everything is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at 45 Conversations
This morning I was delighted to hear my good friends @RogerOverall & @Omaniblog back together for a special edition of #BusinessJazz. You may recall that for a while I filled in while @Omaniblog was away from podcasting. It was simply wonderful to hear them back... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Hi Joyce - so nice of you to stop by! Always happy to meet new friends via @ajleon :)
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Three simple words that are an amazing guide for business and life. Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at 45 Conversations
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I've got a few different events coming up related to work-life issues. Thought this shirt might just help folks understand my thoughts on the matter. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Some of you will recall that I wrote a post last week on the revised vision that I have developed for myself and much of my work. In my post I explained that: Moving forward my time and related energies will be focused on living,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Developing vision is something that many people and organizations struggle with. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
This morning I woke up and did what I often do. I said “Hello” to the Twitterverse before I had really even connected with my family. (Yes, I am admitting to this.) Let’s face it; the ease of having my Blackberry close to the bed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Earlier this month Sian Phillips developed a post for TweakYourBiz.com about 45 Conversations. The post was also submitted to Bizsugar.com where it was rated in the Top 10 posts for the week Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
I'm in a race against time. You see very soon the Kickstarter - The Life & Times of a Remarkable Misfit which was launched 30 days ago by my good friend AJ Leon will come to an astoundingly successful close. I want this post ready... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Drew Marshall is such an amazing business thinker. I love spending time with him. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
In early May 2013, I once again attended SOBCon. Here are a few of the presentations that unfolded at this amazing event. #SOBCon 2013 Chicago - Audio Recordings of Speakers & More View more lists from Jane Boyd Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
What Creates Success In Work & Life? Years ago I was focused on finding balance. Now, I think work-life balance is actually a bit of a myth. Work is part of life. I love my work; in fact - it's a hugely integral part of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
How Much of Your Life Is About About Conformity? It's Okay to Colour Outside the Lines...Really!! I tend to push limits, ask hard questions and find/create solutions that are outside of traditional systems and typical expectations. I'm a misfit for sure. Increasingly, I'm practicing a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Do The Right Thing & Make Generosity Your Brand There are lots of opportunities to step up and do what's right in life. Sometimes it's a very small thing and other times it's a large ethical decision. Knowing when to step up and act is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Jeff is an Alliance Manager -- Microsoft and Tech (ECM & BPM); Mountain Biker, wind and wake surfer; proud dad; SMC Seattle Board Member. We have known each other through Twitter for a few years and recently met face to face at #SOBCon. We had... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations
Through several of my Irish twitter connections I was able to chat with Michael Cox about life and work. Michael is the External Services Manager @ LIT - Responsible for Student Recruitment. He describes himself as apotentialist. "I try to help people to be as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at 45 Conversations