Becoming a leader isn’t just about getting that big promotion. You’ll have to earn your employer’s confidence, which means showing that you have the qualities of a leader. This guide offers suggestions for honing your leadership skills and developing the network of support you’ll need to step into your new role.

Develop a Leadership Skill Set

Even though you have an interest in becoming a leader in your workplace, you may not be proficient enough in the necessary skills. Areas you can work on include developing your sense of self-awareness, so you can see how your actions affect those around…


Versatile, healthy, and affordable, chicken breasts are a classic addition in any kitchen. However, due to their low fat content, they can be a little tricky to cook well. Home cooks who want to avoid dry, tasteless chicken breasts need to follow these cooking tips.

Don’t Overcook

The biggest mistake people make when cooking chicken breasts is simply overcooking them. With the meat’s low fat and collagen content, long cooking times cause them to turn dry and rubbery. A general rule of thumb is cooking them no more than 20 minutes, but there is little room for error. …


The Canadian Rockies are some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. They’re also home to some of the best skiing in North America. The area around Vancouver, British Columbia, features incredible skiing for all levels of athletes. Everyone from beginners to pros can find a great run tailored to their level.

One of the most famous ski resort towns in BC is Whistler. There are over 200 ski runs there, and over a dozen alpine bowls. These are spread over two mountains, Blackcomb and Whistler. Blackcomb has some more challenging trails for intermediate and expert skiers. Whistler is…


There is absolutely nothing better than a good home-cooked meal. While you may not have the skills of a professional chef, it is still rewarding to eat delicious food that you prepared in your own home. Unfortunately, you are likely making a few small technical mistakes that prevent your dishes from tasting even better. These are the four most common bad cooking habits of home cooks.

Not Preheating Pans

While everyone knows to preheat the oven before cooking, most people ignore the same advice when cooking on the stove. If you want to build complex flavors on your food, then…


There are so many career fields out there to choose from that it can often be a struggle to figure out where to start looking. Some individuals may not know what else they are good at or if they are going to enjoy their new job. Changing to a new field is a big decision and one that should be well thought out. Here are some tips to help you choose the perfect new career path for you.

Know Who You Are

Job seekers often try to highlight their skills most admirable to the job they are applying for. Although…


Countries all over the world have placed restrictions on travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada is no exception. The Canada border is closed for discretionary travel including recreation, entertainment, and tourism. Canada currently is not accepting visitors from other countries.

Entering the Country

There are exceptions to these rules, but if a person displays symptoms of COVID-19 they will not be permitted to enter the country. Those that do have a reason to enter Canada will be instructed to provide contact information through an app to avoid contamination during the process.

Once admitted into the country, travelers must keep…


Everyone has a favorite pizza shop in their town or city. You may have even tried to replicate the delicious pizza at home. However, pizza is a difficult dish to make at home because it never seems to quite reach the quality of restaurant pizza, no matter what tricks you use. Here are some tips to help you make a better homemade pizza.

1. Invest in Ingredients

If you are in the market to make the best homemade pizza you have ever had, be sure that you do not skimp on ingredients. …


Making sound judgements is one of the keys to success in the business world. Evaluating different organizations is a big part of this. It’s important to do research when deciding where to invest, or who to work with. However, it’s also crucial for entrepreneurs to find a way to see the businesses they run clearly. Coming up with an objective system with a track record of success is a good way to do this.

The first step in assessing a company is to look at the people who do business with it. If it’s a B2B operation, what do clients…


Despite the United States being the current epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada ranked within the top 20 safest countries in the fight against coronavirus. When the Deep Knowledge Network group took 130 qualitative and quantitative qualifiers, they learned how Canada ranked in 12th place among more than 200 other countries with its collective score at 699. Meanwhile, the United States ranked in 58th place with a score of 530 points. This most likely comes from the mishandling of the COVID-19 epidemic under the current administration.

The Factors for Ratings

When they looked at some of the factors for ratings, they included a variety…


There’s nothing more classic and delicious than a thick, juicy burger, topped with cheese and served on a toasted bun. While you can’t go wrong with this classic combination, if you want to experiment a bit with your burgers, we’ve got some incredible ideas that are sure to make your mouth water and leave your stomach happy.

1. Burgers for Breakfast

This tantalizing meat patty isn’t just for lunch and dinner. It’s also a perfect breakfast or brunch menu item. Top it with a sunny-side up egg and some smoky chipotle aioli for a burger that will keep you full…

Gordon Eberwein

Gordon Eberwein is a distinguished entrepreneur, executive leader, and innovator. Outside of work, he is passionate about travel and food. gordoneberwein.org/.

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