People will often ask why it’s important to study the past. “Why is it important to collect and study all those rocks and stuff? Don’t we have enough?” Maybe it would seem more important if our “rocks and stuff” were actually coins, statues, jade masks or terracotta soldiers. But, in reality, the smallest remnant of … Read More Why the past is important to the present – Part 1
Question: How long do you have to live in Calgary to get used to the crazy weather? I spent my childhood here, and have lived here for the past five years. When the sun shines and the snow starts melting, I think spring has arrived… but that isn’t always the case! Perhaps it’s just wishful … Read More Spring has sprung… or has it?
The Land Use Planning Section of Alberta Culture and Community Spirit puts out a bi-annual Listing of Historic Resources, which essentially triggers developments to having impact assessments conducted. It’s mainly used for small scale oil and gas, but other industries find it quite a useful tool as well. In our Fall 2010 Newsletter, we analyzed … Read More The new Listing of Historic Resources
It’s International Womens Day, so, as a woman working in a male-dominated industry, I thought it worthy of a post. I certainly commend and celebrate the achievements of women around the world, but I like to think that my successes are great regardless of gender. As an archaeologist, I never want to pull the girl … Read More I am woman, hear me roar?
I just finished reading Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose by Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. If you aren’t aware, Zappos prides itself on its brand culture pipeline, and to sum it all up, all the people that work at Zappos WANT to be there and generally enjoy their job on a … Read More On a new mission
I would say that archaeologists are not so tech-savvy, but I might just be speaking for myself. I started Circle CRM Group in June of 2010 and got some great people to do my website, my logo, my branding (shout out to Charis Web and to James B!)… which helped me get started on my … Read More Hello world!