The Passion Project: The Homeless Drive| Jean Yang

https://youtu.be/41Fj5NBnmXM Jean Yang is the founder of Live It Up, a community of professionals seeking to enhance their skills to fulfill their career aspirations and growth. She started a Homeless Drive in 2017 and hands out packaged comforters and other necessities every winter. This all started when she met Richard. There was this gentleman. He … Continue reading The Passion Project: The Homeless Drive| Jean Yang

The Passion Project: Listen| Jean Yang

https://youtu.be/ZpX6SGXf5h8 A lot of the times, we listen but we are not present. This is something Jean is constantly working on. Jean Yang is the founder of Live It Up, a community of professionals seeking to enhance their skills to fulfill their career aspirations and growth. “There are times when you are absorbed in your … Continue reading The Passion Project: Listen| Jean Yang

The Passion Project: Create an Impact| Jean Yang

https://youtu.be/6cr7DFPEtEw “Passion is about doing what your heart is telling you,” says Jean Yang, the founder of Live It Up - a community of professionals seeking to enhance their skills to fulfill their career aspirations and growth. Jean started Live It Up to pursue her passion in helping others realize their potentials. In spite of … Continue reading The Passion Project: Create an Impact| Jean Yang

The Passion Project: Live It Up| Jean Yang

https://youtu.be/wS2YzHZ1L_Q Jean Yang is the founder of Live It Up. Live It Up is a community of professionals seeking to enhance their skills to fulfill their career aspirations and growth. Since launching it in 2015, Jean has consistently organized events focusing on career topics with actionable information and provides networking opportunities to bring like-minded individuals … Continue reading The Passion Project: Live It Up| Jean Yang

The Passion Project: How to Use Strong Moments to Boost Your Performance| Omer Aziz

Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping individuals achieve their peak potential. “You can influence your own performance in a substantial way if you put the right focus in your mindset,” says Omer. If this is your first time hearing of … Continue reading The Passion Project: How to Use Strong Moments to Boost Your Performance| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Maintaining Momentum through Strong Moments| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/BcSj9fgbHqI Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. We have all been at a place where we have put in some extra effort and achieved results. Whether it means staying up late to complete a project … Continue reading The Passion Project: Maintaining Momentum through Strong Moments| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Strong Moments and Passion| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/NKV-uKQ3Z9w Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. If finding our passion is the key to grow forever, then strong moments is the means to get there. Omer Aziz is a Human Resources Executive who has … Continue reading The Passion Project: Strong Moments and Passion| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Passion & Growth| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/AKc0NDQzBE8 Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. “Passion for me is a series of strong emotions that bring out your best in terms of ability and desire. If we associate strong emotions with certain colours. Passion … Continue reading The Passion Project: Passion & Growth| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Goal Setting & The Concept of Time| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/IfT_RcwlAn8 Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. “For me, time exists between a 12 to 18 months runway. It exists week over week. It exists on a daily basis and then when I am doing … Continue reading The Passion Project: Goal Setting & The Concept of Time| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Playgrounds| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/o2wROle8uV0 Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. We all want to be more efficient, to be smarter about managing our time, and finding better ways to work. Omer Aziz has a unique way of managing … Continue reading The Passion Project: Playgrounds| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Rules to Creativity| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/Yqsas_mCzhc Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. Omer believes there are rules to creativity. The first time he learned of this was through a book called “The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative … Continue reading The Passion Project: Rules to Creativity| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Finding My Superpower| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/VZyeCiJ2Jtg Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. Omer has read over 2,000 non-fiction books. His favorite genres are psychology and business. One particular book changed his life outlook - “Executive Odyssey: Secrets for a Career … Continue reading The Passion Project: Finding My Superpower| Omer Aziz

The Passion Project: Career Progression in HR| Omer Aziz

https://youtu.be/EGxmx3He54c Omer Aziz is a professional engineer who crossed over to become a Human Resources (HR) Executive. His passion is in helping people achieve their peak potential. Unlike most human resource executives who follow a linear path, Omer did not initially pursue HR. “I remember having a conversation with my father. It took me weeks … Continue reading The Passion Project: Career Progression in HR| Omer Aziz

PropTech: Smart & Connected Buildings

Proptech is becoming a new buzzword in the realm of commercial real estate. I attended an event last week to listen in on a panel discussion between the industry leaders and real estate startups who are already disrupting the industry. Proptech is an area of digital transformation in the property industry leveraging technology to address inefficiencies … Continue reading PropTech: Smart & Connected Buildings

The Passion Project: Overcoming The Struggle of Public Speaking| Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. We all have our own glass ceiling, the one we create that stops us from reaching our full potential. Yves had a glass ceiling too : speaking in front of a camera. Not only did Yves overcome that fear, he went over and beyond to form his public persona today. The … Continue reading The Passion Project: Overcoming The Struggle of Public Speaking| Yves Massicotte

The Passion Project: Starting a Travel Vlog | Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. Yves traveled extensively across Canada as his career unfolded as a radio reporter, television reporter and eventually producer of historical vignettes. He has experienced the hustle and bustle of city life, awe-inducing waterfalls, and historical towns within Ontario. Through travelling we learn about history, why certain town are built the way … Continue reading The Passion Project: Starting a Travel Vlog | Yves Massicotte

The Passion Project: What is a Career? | Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. Yves, who has had successful careers as a journalist, radio show host, tv host, and producer has a unique view on career, “I think a career is something that’s with you all the time. 9 to 5, that’s a job. If you really love what you are doing, you don’t stop … Continue reading The Passion Project: What is a Career? | Yves Massicotte

The Passion Project: Documentary Film Making| Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. “Documentary film is about people’s lives. Getting into their mind, getting into their routine,” says Yves, a filmmaker, producer, director, and writer. Throughout his career, Yves has featured a range of individuals : monks, animal rescuers,  deaf people. “I don’t think I necessarily have a style that could go like wow … Continue reading The Passion Project: Documentary Film Making| Yves Massicotte

The Passion Project: The Power of Image | Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. As a content producer, director, and writer, Yves spent twelve years of his career interviewing filmmakers, actors, and actresses all over the world. Out of the numerous interviews, there is one that influenced Yves deeply. It was an interview with a Belgium filmmaker. Part of his film was shot in Flanders. … Continue reading The Passion Project: The Power of Image | Yves Massicotte

Moment to Moment

On a bright, sunny, clear, brisk morning, I am walking towards the subway station with my backpack and my bag of thoughts. As I stand in front of the subway gate, just a few feet away from the entrance, a musician starts his daily performance. His hands dance across the keyboard and his feet tap … Continue reading Moment to Moment

The Passion Project: The Love of Image | Yves Massicotte

Watch our video HERE. According to career change statistics, the average person will change careers 5 to 7 times during their working life. Yves is currently on his 4th career change. Yves’s career started with his love of language. “My parents always thought it was very important to speak proper French and later my father … Continue reading The Passion Project: The Love of Image | Yves Massicotte

The Passion Project: Little Moments of Pleasure | Yves Massicotte

Watch the video HERE. The 60s was a period of change. Quebec’s population hit a plateau while the rest of Canada's steadily increased. Waves and waves of immigration shortly followed and the population became increasingly diverse. As a child, these events unfolded one by one before Yves' eyes. At first it took some resistance to … Continue reading The Passion Project: Little Moments of Pleasure | Yves Massicotte

Real Estate in 2030: Five Emerging Technologies That Will Shape The Future of Real Estate

For years, bricks-and-mortar have been our image of the building and construction industry. We are now observing gradual changes taking place. The digital revolution has definitely muscled its way onto buildings the way it has for almost every other sector. Technology advancement in both software and hardware are growing rapidly. What seems to be holding … Continue reading Real Estate in 2030: Five Emerging Technologies That Will Shape The Future of Real Estate

Keep on Dreaming

Every night of our sleeping lives, we wander through an alternate dimension of reality. In our dreams, we feel intense fear, sorrow, joy, and rage. We commit crimes; we suffer tragedies; sometimes we experience the greatest joy; sometimes we fly; sometimes we die. Dreams are some of the most private things that we can ever … Continue reading Keep on Dreaming

The Passion Project: An Interview with Yessi Arifin | UX Designer

Yessi Arifin is a User Experience Designer with a big heart. She speaks about her passion and personal values. “You know, sometimes I don’t really know how I got to where I am. I just make stuff up as I go along. I feel like there was a period in my life where I was … Continue reading The Passion Project: An Interview with Yessi Arifin | UX Designer