ReSourceYYC Leverages Software & Data Donations to Keep Energy Workers in the Game

ReSourceYYC Leverages Software & Data Donations  to Keep Energy Workers in the Game

For the past three years, Golden Software has been a proud supporter of ReSourceYYC, a co-working space with a twist, created by Calgary entrepreneurs to help get energy professionals back into the workforce after an oil-price crash devastated that city’s economy. We believe the ReSourceYYC model is one other cities should follow when times get tough. Here is its story…so far.

Know Your Story – Fearless Storytelling, Authentic Listening

Know Your Story – Fearless Storytelling, Authentic Listening

Know your story, own your story, tell your story.  This has been my mantra for the 25+ years that I have worked in the field of stakeholder engagement and conflict resolution. As a writer I have always loved the power of story, but it wasn’t until I lived in the Peace Country during very controversial times, in the 90s, that story – a true, simple story – became my superpower.

Calgary’s Coworking Community

Calgary’s Coworking Community

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Calgary? Is it the Calgary Stampede, the bipolar weather, is it the multitude of coworking spaces? Okay maybe that last one isn’t the first thing that comes to your mind, but it should. Calgary is home to some of the most driven, goal-oriented individuals and coworking spaces are designed to foster that energy. With over 30 spaces around the city focused in different niches it’s virtually impossible not to find a space that satisfies your needs.

Why Should You Join Toastmasters?

Why Should You Join Toastmasters?

I joined Toastmasters because I found myself laid-off and looking for ways to build leadership and communication skills and give myself something fresh and current to say I was working on during interviews.  So I didn’t sound like I was sitting at home just waiting for someone to hire me.  What I found however, was that Toastmasters was so much more, it’s had a positive impact on my life and would be valuable to almost everyone.