Beccomm: What’s in a Name?

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What’s in a name anyways? In June 2012 I announced that I was starting my own business, Beccomm. What started years ago as my high school blog, then titled “Rebecca Anne”, quickly grew into my freelance communication business. I knew I wanted to write, meet new people and take on new opportunities and projects that …

Oh, the Opportunities!

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There is something to be said for being alone and feeling completely content. Close your eyes, picture your favourite moment… who is there? What are you doing? Now ask yourself this: who and what is it that truly makes you happy? I’m currently listening to Lana Del Rey’s “Young and Beautiful”, blogging, journaling, reminiscing on …

You Pick The Pak: Vote Erika Falk!

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About fifteen years ago I started dancing with Erika Falk, who over the years has become one of my best friends. Although we share in many passions and hobbies, her love and enthusiasm for dance has without a doubt become a huge part of her life. So, when Erika told me she was in the …

TEDx: Ideas Worth Spreading [Part 2]

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A motto I have been following and living by lately is “good people know good people“. I’ve been ‘following’ this in the sense that everywhere I go, and in everything I do I try to surround myself with positive, motivated, ambitious people – in every aspect of life, especially my professional circle. Luckily for me, …

#Social Intelligence

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Last week I came across two articles on CMSWire‘s website that really caught my eye and got the social media wheels in my head turning. In this post, I want to bring a few articles to your attention, and encourage you to check them out! The first was titled “Social Intelligence: The Building Blocks of …

The Buskers are Back!

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Mark your calendars – this is going to be the event of the summer – you won’t want to miss it! This August 22-25, UpTown Waterloo will clear off King Street for the 25th Annual Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival! This is my third summer volunteering with the Busker Carnival and I am so …

Jeff’s Coffee Co.

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I’m sitting at my desk working away, enjoying a nice cup of coffee… and it got me thinking, what exactly is a “nice cup of coffee”? It is defined by the brand – Tim Hortons? Starbucks? Is “good” coffee inspired by the person who brewed or served it? Maybe the beans are Fair Trade Certified… …

TEDx: Ideas Worth Spreading

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Just over a week ago I attended TEDxToronto – a one-day conference, which draws a diverse and passionate array of speakers and audience members to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts for a day of networking and inspiration.  All of TEDxToronto speakers and organizers are volunteers, committed to developing innovative solutions and amplifying the …

Body Blogging

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I’m sitting here eating my lunch – brown rice, a chicken breast and grilled veggies, yumm. Despite managing a good diet and working out 4-5 days a week, I am feeling guilty because I also indulged in a chocolate brownie and a London fog with my best friend last night. To make sure I “stay …

The Freelance Survival Guide

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  Just under 2 months ago I decided to start my own business – I had a lot of questions and had trouble finding many of my answers; but in the end Beccomm was born, and I am SO excited!! The Oxford Dictionary defines the word freelance as “self-employed and hired to work for different …