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There are three things I know for sure: I take my morning vitamins to prevent future illness and allow me to live my very best each day. Surprisingly, it is very hard to overdose on Vitamin D via pill form, yet whenever I’m in Hawaii,...

The common complaint among a lot of people is that they need to ‘find their passion.’ I call bullshit. You already found your passion, you’re just ignoring it. Seriously, you’re awake 16 hours a day, what the fuck do you do with your time? You’re doing...

We are so excited to be hosting Disrupt HR YVR this year! We'll be taking over Performance Works on March 8, 2017 for a night of community, conversation, and some serious disruption. In case you aren't familiar with the event, Disrupt HR is an information exchange designed to energize, inform, and empower people in the HR field.

 because when life works, work works ’Tis the Season of Love! It takes a special kind of partnership to manage the hustle and bustle of work, life, kids, and play. #TeamCorker knows that a strong partnership makes a business run, yet these four Vancouver couples know that it...

The answer is simple: because everything is energy, and your results are a direct result of your investment. Spending money is simply one form of investing energy - it says “I have skin in the game.” It’s also an excellent example of the transfer of...

HR is a cost centre in most companies, meaning that it does not provide any direct revenue for the company and instead, adds to the costs of running the company. This is why most HR teams and budgets are kept as small and tight as...

As a self-proclaimed long distance triathlete, it’s easy to say that because we (the triathletes) race without a team, we are solo athletes. But the reality is that it takes a team -- an army, really -- to get us to the start line of...

‘Tis the season for setting goals. The natural momentum around January and the start of a new year often inspires people to make changes and take action. Not only is goal setting an important piece to living a full life, but it’s a crucial component to leading effective teams and driving remarkable results.
Each year, Team Corker gets together and maps out our upcoming year. But before we think about our goals, plans, or upcoming deliverables, we take some time to reflect on the past 365 days. To guide our reflection process we use the following questions our friend Paulina shared with us back in 2014. They’ve been so great that we continue to use the same ones to help us find focus each new year.
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