Posts from Sherri Dickie

Canada 150

To me, our 150th celebration is an opportunity for all Canadians to reflect and to be grateful to live in such an incredible country as Canada. When I think about our country I think of its beauty. I’m fortunate to have travelled and visited many amazing places from coast to coast. I have hiked ...

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We are stronger because we have both men and women in leadership!

With International Women’s Day occurring earlier this week, I like many, took some time to reflect on the amazing women in government, technology, science and business who paved the way before me. I also reflected specifically on our own organization, Vector Marketing Canada, and thought about ...

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How To Ask For What You Want

Next month, children all across the country will have no problem walking up to front doors, ringing the bell, and excitedly yelling “trick or treat”. They want candy, and they have no qualms asking for it! In fact, most young kids aren’t afraid of asking for what they want on a daily basis, even ...

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4 Keys to Effective Teamwork

If you are athletic and grew up playing a lot of organized sports, or if you were involved in your school’s student council, or theatre productions, you already may be very familiar with group dynamics and working on a team; however if you didn’t, working on a team may be somewhat new to you. I ...

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What if I've only got 5 minutes?

Adam Grant would say, that’s more than enough. I was introduced to Adam Grant’s book, Give and Take, last summer by our National Sales Manager, and I read it quite quickly on my back deck one summer weekend. Grant’s a renowned professor at Wharton and his book challenges the concern many ...

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Let's not forget about all we did right!

A new year is synonymous with New Year's resolutions, all those things in our lives that we want to improve upon or change. I'm passionate about growth and believe strongly in setting new goals. However, I think too often, we reflect back way too easily on what didn't happen, where we fell ...

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How do we even begin to say, "Thank you"?

Like many, on Remembrance Day, I try to reflect a little more on what freedom means to me, and pay tribute to the brave military who served, and continue to serve our country. I think at times it is too easy for us to take our freedoms for granted, to become desensitized to the horrors of war ...

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Is your vision impaired?

Last week I was driving home from a day in Durham Region and it started to rain…hard. I was on the highway, it was already dark and it began raining harder and harder; however my wipers kept leaving almost a film across my windshield. I was struggling to see because the teeming rain was ...

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I’m Grateful for the lessons Vector Marketing has taught me!

While I attempt to practice gratitude on a daily basis, it’s always great to celebrate Thanksgiving, because gratitude is brought right to the forefront. Just a couple short years ago, Gallup issued a survey that showed that 71% of workers are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” from their ...

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