How I plan my upcoming year in advance

Over the years, I have been on an enormous number of committees, executives, and councils. Like all volunteer organizations, the drive and capacity of these groups depends on the effectiveness of the people willing to step up and get the job done. Overwhelmingly though, I saw one thing that made these groups effective – or frustratingly ineffective. In every single case, it was the absence or the presence of an annual plan that made all the difference.

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How a pageant made my 2020 experience pretty awesome

In August 2020, the global pandemic was hitting us very hard. I work in IMIT inside healthcare. Every communication device that was issued inside the Vancouver Island Health Authority crossed the desks of my very small team of four people. We had been slammed before the pandemic. The pandemic just made our work more intense.

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