Day 1: Starting a New Job

Hey all,

I’ve been working at Ryerson University for 3 years. Today was Day 1 in my new job here. I am now officially the Manager of Student Housing Services. It was a good day. I met with everyone on the team and we had a staff meeting. All went very smoothly . . . → Read More: Day 1: Starting a New Job

2009-2010 OACUHO Board of Directors Announcement

The following message was sent out to the Ontario Association of College and University Housing Officers (OACUHO) membership yesterday. I’m excited to serve for another year on the Board of Directors.

New Discussion: 2009-2010 OACUHO Board of Directors Announcement

Members of the Ontario Association of College and University HousingOfficers,

It¹s with great excitement that I find myself writing . . . → Read More: 2009-2010 OACUHO Board of Directors Announcement

Winning the War on Closet Clutter

My mom is a master organizer. For most of my life I thought I had missed that gene. However, over the past couple of months I’ve been interested in ways of uncluttering my life. This is particularly true at work. I surprised my colleagues one Monday after I had spent the weekend . . . → Read More: Winning the War on Closet Clutter

Google Analytics and Keywords

I’ve been doing a little more poking around in Google Analytics for new 4th version on the Ryerson Campus Life site.

This is by no means going to be an exhaustive post. In fact I only have a few minutes before my next meeting. In fact … I’m wondering out loud … What information . . . → Read More: Google Analytics and Keywords

Using Remember the Milk (RTM) to track tasks for others

Whether you are waiting for someone to get back to you or you’ve delegated a task to someone its important to track it so that proper follow-up can occur.

I use Remember the Milk (RTM) to manage my own tasks. So I (un-systematically) started placing To Do items that I had delegated (or was waiting for) . . . → Read More: Using Remember the Milk (RTM) to track tasks for others

Torontoist Article on Igor Kenk’s bikes

‘Let’s get these bikes under the butts of those in need”

On Tuesday afternoon I had the pleasure of speaking with Amanda Factor – a Torontoist contributor. Amanda found me while Googling stories related to Igor Kenk’s stolen bikes. I’m glad Amanda has pushed this story back into the public realm.

The article “What to do . . . → Read More: Torontoist Article on Igor Kenk’s bikes

I’m in the Toronto Star

I did a quick interview with the Toronto Star on Friday while finishing up some lunch at Casey’s. The article is about the Reporter-Blogger position I created in the spring. They did a short profile of Dan … the Ryerson Campus Life blogger.

Check out the Toronto Star article: “For the dope on . . . → Read More: I’m in the Toronto Star

Petition: Stolen bikes to those in need

Hey all,

So a number of members of the media/new media responded to my challenge. I haven’t had a chance to mine through all the Google Alerts in my inbox. But certainly my hits have gone up considerably – so thank you to all that have written anything on this idea. Special . . . → Read More: Petition: Stolen bikes to those in need

Get Stolen Bikes to Those Who are in Need

I sent the following e-mail to Dylan Reid @ Spacing on July 31st re: Igor Kenk’s stolen bikes.

Dylan,

I’ve been trying to work through an idea in my head for a while …getting bikes into the hands of those who need them most. After lastweeks announcement of Toronto Police finding all those stolen bikes… I think . . . → Read More: Get Stolen Bikes to Those Who are in Need

I do mostly hand and voice work

I appeared in a friends youtube sketch below. The other set of hands is K Sawyer Paul of Soundloading. Enjoy watching this video on . . . → Read More: I do mostly hand and voice work

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