The Human Serviette

In 1998, my sister invited me to a party in North Vancouver. Her husband has played in a variety of Vancouver indie rock bands. As a result, he built friendships

Why are we throwing a tea party?

We love tea, and tea is meant to be shared with friends. To give a more detailed explanation on why we’re throwing a tea party, we need to give some

Let’s talk about trust – again

Let's talk about trust - againThere are rules that you can follow whenever it’s convenient and there are rules that are so absolute, you need to abide by them every

Don’t Be Stale

Don't Be StaleHave you ever been a character in (or if you’re one of the lucky ones, just heard of) one of those tales of an awkward date? You know

Sentiment and Vulnerability

Sentiment and VulnerabilityEveryone has a vulnerable spot. No matter how hard we try to keep up a façade and put on an armor of invincibility, we have it. I have

Ask And It Shall Be Given

Ask And It Shall Be GivenAction is an art. It sets apart a plan from a goal. It, as cliché as it might sound, actually turns dreams into reality. It’s

Maybe Engagement is What You Lack

Maybe Engagement is What You LackEach business chases after customer loyalty. For sure, you want to make a product that people will come back for again and again… and again—and

When to back off- how to know if you’re overdoing your engagement

When to back off- how to know if you're overdoing your engagementYou know it’s all about the numbers—or is it? We want you to be at the top of your

Don’t Sell Yet!

Don't Sell Yet!Let’s talk about engagement. It’s where everything starts. It’s the foundation upon which future business deals can flourish. Something as simple as a like or a comment could

The Art of Selling Without Selling

The Art of Selling Without SellingWe all hate a sales guy who’s just too, well, sales-y. You know who we mean: the guy with the wide overly-enthusiastic smile and the

Reigniting Your Passions

Reigniting Your PassionsJust as in marriage, love isn't enough. Each one of us is called by our passions. Somehow, from our childhood or basing on the things that fire us

Fail Forward

This is no rah-rah post. Okay, maybe slightly. But as we’re on the topic of creating your own hero’s story, we can’t fully cover this subject without touching on one

It Doesn’t End with Failure

They say birth always looks like death from the other side. This week, our team at Boldkick are covering—or should I say uncovering—the concept of a hero’s story. If you’ve been

Awesome Links This Week!

Influence, influencer, influence marketing! The struggle of becoming influential in the social media space is real. That’s something only the truly brave survives. This week we’ve tackled the concept of

Why Nobody Follows You on Social Media

News flash: There is a right way and a wrong way to go about social media. Just as it is with any tool around the house, you can use something

Bo Comics VIII

Last episode, our hero Bo seemed haplessly stuck in yet another predicament. With enormous creepy crawlers out to get him, he quickly ran out of options and things started to

What Your Feed Says About You

Tailored content is now a path to self-mastery, says TIME magazine. Just kidding! TIME didn’t say that but I wish they did. From Social Decisions The little cookie crumbs you

Awesome Links This Week

This week we’ve kept our ears out for news about live video streaming all over the internet. We’ve gathered a few and hope you check them out! Just like TV

Jumping on the Live Video Bandwagon

Twitter launched Periscope. YouTube now has a livestream feature. Snapchat is still booming. Facebook live was conceived. And Instagram? It got updated with Instagram Stories. Everyone seems to be jumping

Facebook Live: Sharing the Creative Process

The first time I saw someone streaming through Facebook Live, I was at the backstage of a rave a few months ago. There stood a girl talking to her phone

Episode V

Our hero is now out to solve some puzzles. From fighting off the robots, Bo has collected a hefty amount of memory cards without the slightest idea what to do

People Don’t Want to Buy a Product, They Want to Join A Cause

If there’s one word you can use to describe water, it’s versatile. You can have it bottled, flavored, carbonated—you name it! Even the most basic of commodities has had the

The Path of Conversion

Ah, now to the tasty part of any marketing strategy—conversion. It is now time to turn lurking, half-committed strangers into loyal patrons of your message & mission. Due to the

The Building Blocks of Community

Now that you’ve started a conversation between individuals, it is time to take it to the next level—community! But before you do so, you need to understand this one simple

Social Kung Fu: The Rules of Engagement

Effective communication is defined by one all-important factor—engagement. Ever been in a conference with a thorough speech but with no listening audience? You can have the most genuine of interests

What Can You Offer The World?

It takes a certain amount of self-awareness to tune in to your superpower. It takes a certain kind of courage and vulnerability to assess both the bad and the good.

It’s what you do everyday

Success, I have learned, isn’t measured by specific moments in the spotlight. While that may be what we tightly intertwine with success, it isn’t what makes success. Success is a result of

Embrace your lunacy

Tattoos, to me, are fascinating. Ever since I was of legal age to get one, I took the opportunity in a heartbeat. While my parents were completely clueless of the

Dreaming is free, so dream big

I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring. – David Bowie The importance of hope What’s the most detrimental thing to happen to anyone?

The Danger of Art—Daring to Dare

Growing up, I overheard the following quote: “what lies between where you are and where you want to be is your comfort zone”, or fear, or taking a risk—something along