You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

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By Crew Chief: David Daigle Spoiler alert: You CAN teach an old dog new tricks I turned 50 a couple of weeks ago. You know what I did? I turned the old saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” on its head. In the last two weeks alone,…

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Mental Health: 3 Tips to Keep You Thriving

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Since Bell Let’s Talk day is happening tomorrow; I’ve decided to write a little bit of my mental health journey after losing my job due to Covid-19. I would like to thank the Wingman team for giving me the opportunity to share my story. You guys are amazing!  Adriana  On the day of my…

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This Coke is a Fanta. So What?

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June 28th, 1969 marked the date for a series of spontaneous demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York. The events that occurred during the early hours of that morning is widely considered to be one of the most important…

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Seven Ways to Return to the Office Safely

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It has been difficult for just about every Canadian these past couple months, adjusting to isolation and staying at home. So many of us want to return to “normal” and even long to return to the office. At the base of humankind is a need to be social—in the homes…

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A Day in the (Quarantine) Life: Working From Home

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Hi everyone, I’m Vivian, the Digital Marketing Coordinator here at WMDM. We are officially in our FIFTH week of quarantine amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and to be honest with you, I think I’ve begun to really nail down this whole “working from home” thing. After working remotely for 5 weeks,…

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10 Communication Strategies in a Time of Crisis

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Wingman has compiled a list of crisis communication strategies to assist your team in today’s current situation. However, this is also the way you should be marketing and running your business even in the best of times. 1. Focus on thankfulness.  You can lament the situation at hand or to…

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Remain Calm and Use S.O.S. (Stop. Oxygenate. Step Back)

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Everyone—businesses and individuals alike—has felt a bit uneasy these past few weeks. Not fully knowing what’s happening goes against the grain of the most level-headed individuals. The many unknowns of the pandemic—when cases will peak, when schools will re-open, when it will be safe to visit loved ones—are creating widespread…

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5 Tips for Working From Home

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Are you currently working from home (or planning to)? Many of us have now found ourselves working in this new environment, given the circumstances. While working from home was once a luxury, companies both large and small are finding benefits to allowing their employees (and themselves!) to work from home….

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2020 Is About YOU. Not Business.

Today is #BellLetsTalkDay. So let’s talk about it—mental health and the stigma surrounding it, particularly in the workplace. In the fast-paced, forward-thinking nature of today’s working society, it’s easy to forget to take a step back and check up on how YOU are doing. We spend more hours of our…

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