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Doing Business Like a Decathlete: Harness Your Strengths

Doing Business Like a Decathlete: Harness Your Strengths

Like many Canadians, and citizens of countries from around the world, the bulk of my attention during the 2016 Olympics was on our athletes. The decathlon really caught my attention as it seems to go against the typical race to out-run, out-throw, and out-jump one’s...
Study Smart, Work Effectively (3 of 3): The Procrastinator

Study Smart, Work Effectively (3 of 3): The Procrastinator

Think back to your days in post-secondary education: were you the type who kept up with your class readings? Did you start studying well in advance of the exam or did you approach your studying with a plan but cram the night before? How you studied back then might...
Study Smart, Work Effectively (1 of 3): Study as you go-er

Study Smart, Work Effectively (1 of 3): Study as you go-er

Students across the country are pushing their party nights aside to buckle down and get serious about their school work. Strange pre-exam rituals are being performed and coffee and energy drinks are being consumed on campuses all over. It’s that time again: final...

Doing Business With Good Intentions

It’s a new year, and one month of it has gone already. (oh, my!) Many of us have been making New Year’s resolutions in our personal lives—goals, if you will. I’m going to challenge you to set intentions to go along with those goals. The problem...

Who Needs an Editor?: Convincing Others You Are Needed

Copywriters and editors know that half the battle of getting new business is convincing clients that your skills are valuable and necessary. You can send out your resume or marketing packages to potential clients all you want, but if clients have managed just fine...

The Beginning of an Era

Okay, so the title might be a little dramatic. But I’ve finally done it. I’ve joined the wonderful, wacky world of blogging.  Hi, there! I’m Heather Hepplewhite, a freelance editor/proofreader in the continuing health education (CHE) and...