Colleagues at Cape Breton University are getting used to my observation that being a Cape Bretoner seems to be more of a state of mind than a feature of birthplace or heritage. Since moving to Cape Breton last April I have been constantly amazed by the warmth and generosity of spirit of ordinary Cape Bretoners. More »
If you'd asked me three years ago what an IVEY case study was, I wouldn't have been able to answer the question. In 6 weeks, however, I'll be heading to London to be trained in the IVEY case method. It's exciting! A little light reading in preparation! I love receiving new books in the mail! More »
Two nights ago when I was wide awake late at night as a result of clocks springing forward, I found myself researching one of my china patterns on Google. I'd always had a suspicion that it had been part of some business promotion decades ago for two reasons: 1) my parents only had one place More »
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Current CBU students have told us that one piece of advice they would give to new students is to get familiar with the campus before classes begin. So why not book a campus tour during your March Break? There is no better way to get a feel for the campus than to take a personalized More »
Until yesterday, like most people, I thought of Outlook first as a tool for reading and sending email and second for managing my schedule. Daily tasks and longer term goals were hand-written in a notebook by my computer and updated as appropriate. But it seems that I've overlooked some rather useful features in Outlook. A More »