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Best Blogging Practices

Recently, our new friend Debra reached out with a question: Your Brains on Fire blog is particularly great and before I get started with this somewhat daunting task, I’d love to hear if anyone at BOF has some intel to share on best blogging practices. Since I work in post-secondary in Canada, examples of my colleagues […]

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Are you OVER communicating?

A friend of mine just shared this photo of the snow storm in Maine. It’s a crazy storm even for folks who are used to it. Stay warm! Several years ago, I was having an conversation with someone at Brains on Fire and frankly, I was struggling with expressing my thoughts and ideas. My very […]

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Are you great to work with?

Oh, how I love this photo of John and Geno presenting together at WOMMFest in Chicago. The other day I caught myself thanking one of our partners by saying: “We all love to work with you guys.” And it got me wondering, what makes someone great to work with, outside of your company or internally? […]

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Build a Smart Company, Not a Loud One: On the Merits of Introverts

A couple weeks ago, a few of us took a Myers-Briggs test just for fun. Upon the big reveal, we discovered that all three of us were INFJs. “INFJs indeed share a very unique combination of traits: though soft-spoken, they have very strong opinions and will fight tirelessly for an idea they believe in. They are […]

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