Posts By: Chris Dugas

New Trends in Employee Compensation

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In today’s day and age, compensation packages have evolved to include perks and benefits that were unheard of a generation ago.  Gone are the days of meeting with employees once a year to give them a pat on the back and the standard four percent merit increase.  With the world progressing and people’s wants and […]

Stress and Organizational Impact

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Stress, both work and non-work-related, can have a profound effect on an organizational climate and morale.  For most people, a moderate amount of stress can be beneficial (positive stress).  But when pressure and stress reach a level where an individual struggles to cope, both mental and physical changes can occur.  There are numerous negative stressors […]

Vacation Planning Tips

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If you’re anything like me, part of the fun of travelling is the planning. From researching vacation spots and attractions, to scoping out that great deal on flights or accommodations – my love for travel is all about the process and not just the destination. And during 25+ years of avid wander lusting, you do […]

Palm Springs Hiking Trails

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When most people think about the desert oasis of Palm Springs, luxury resorts and spectacular golf courses usually come to mind. But what you may not know is that Palm Springs and the surrounding area is also home to some pretty incredible hiking trails. Here is a summary of some of our favorite Palm Springs […]

Che Resto Bar

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There are a few relatively new restaurants in my hometown of London, Ontario that I’ve wanted to check out, but for one reason or another, our paths have yet to cross. One such restaurant serving inspired Latin American cuisine is Che Resto Bar on Dundas Street. Now I guess I’m showing my age a bit […]