Networking, Real Human Connections & Travel With TEDx Speaker Michael Bociurkiw | 100 Cups of Coffee

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Michael Bociurkiw is a two-time TEDx speaker. His career’s track record includes a spokesperson role with UNICEF, work with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, and Forbes. And Michael runs a travel website, for those who want to escape the tourist bubble. We recorded this interview late last year, and I am excited to finally be posting it.

In store for you are: an awesome story, an excuse to feed your wanderlust, and advice on nurturing professional relationships (the right way). Every time I read through it I find a new bit of gold. Continue reading

Intern’s Quick Tips for Acing Emails

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Sending emails was pretty much reserved for a) inviting people for 100 Cups of Coffee interviews b) asking my professors about assignments. It just wasn’t a big thing in my life. Can you relate?

Fast forward to the end of my internship – four months – and I’ve sent more emails than I have in my entire life. Since we organized events where I worked, I sometimes spent days inviting people to come out, to partner with us, etc. Entire. Days. And I’ve picked up a few interesting tricks. Continue reading

Moving To Montreal

The new home is straight out of a winter fairy tale. #Montreal #snow #winter

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I woke up with a splitting headache from the night before. We hadn’t been drinking, but waking up at 6AM after a night with friends which ended only three hours earlier isn’t exactly fun. When you have a train to catch, you do what you have to do. Continue reading

The Most Meaningful Period Conversation You Will Have With NGO Founder Sabrina Rubli |100 Cups of Coffee|

736755_10100501081331601_729144046_oYou absolutely, without exception, need to read this. Gender irrelevant.

At TEDxUW, sitting to my right, was a young gentleman who, as I’d learned earlier in the conference, is REALLY into cars. Mechanical engineer, beyond ambitious, a lovely neighbour, though a little on the fidgety side (you know who you are). He fidgeted through every Talk, except Sabrina’s.

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