FastLane Does Community Service

Cynthia Cheng Repeating April 2009’s community service theme, FastLane once again held the event to a great success.  Held once again at Kultura, this year, community service groups from all over the GTA, including the Junior League of Toronto, Toronto Twilight Rotary Club and the United Way’s GenNext, which targets young professionals in their 20s […]

Tunde Ertl: Holistic Practitioner, Event Organizer and Web Designer

Cynthia Cheng According to her biography, Tunde Ertl entered the healing business after leaving an emotionally abusive relationship.    Today, she is a trained and licensed Holistic Practitioner, Reiki Master and has been in the natural healing field for nearly 20 years.  For the past 10 years, Tunde has developed her skills as a telepath, and […]

It's Official! Apple Tablet is Coming!

According to media reports, they will be announcing it this afternoon at 1 pm Eastern Time.  Watch this space (and meanwhile, enjoy the above video, which is apparently a leak of what the device is going to look like)! Update: The Apple announcement has started.  Steve Jobs says that 250 million iPods have been sold.  […]

Effective Networking Skills to take the Awkwardness of out Business mixing and mingling

Kristin Marquet Before I started working in the fashion and public relations’ industries, I felt uncomfortable in social situations, was petrified of meeting and talking to new people, and hated public speaking for many reasons but shyness topped the list.  Yet, once I learned effective networking skills, my network of fashion and media contacts exploded. […]

FastLane's Evening of Health and Networking

Cynthia Cheng Held at Totum Life Science on King and Spadina, FastLane opened 2010 with an event focusing on health on Jaunary 19.  As usual, the Toronto business crowd mingled and networked, while vendors displayed their health-related displays.  VEMMA, a fruit-based antioxident was there, giving out samples and promoting Verve, their energy drink.  This month’s […]

Zayna Mosam: Image and Lifestyle Consultant

GTA-raised Queen’s University alumna, Zayna Mosam has been formally advising people since 2003, when she launched Zayna Mosam Image Consulting.  She works with men and women of all ages, advising them on personal style, branding, communication optimization and lifestyle management. Currently, Zayna’s roster of clients come from a variety of industries, including finance, communications, education and entertainment.  Zayna Mosam […]

Leah Oviedo Helps Women Entrepreneurs

San Diego-based entrepreneur, Leah Oviedo started working independently a few years ago.  Having a background in both business and fashion (she double majored in accounting and fashion design in college) and having worked in her family’s Colorado retreat and conference centre, she first launched Mercado del Mundo in 2005.  This boutique supported artists and designers […]

FastLane Goes High Tech!

Cynthia Cheng FastLane had its recent networking event at Woo, an Asian buffet restaurant right in the heart of the city. Featured at the event was the return of HiTech Tattoos, previously a regular fix at FastLane.  As usual, they were there to personalize people’s mp3 players and phones.  With the theme being technology, there […]

Vermont Couple Carves Solutions with Soaps and Candles

Dawn Lancaster and her husband, Mike, have created a line  soaps and candles called Carved Solutions after 20 years of working a 9 to 5 job.  Incorporated just over three years ago, the soaps and candles are eco-friendly, custom-created and locally made, the products have an elegant feel and are perfect for gifts this holiday season. Soaps […]

Keep Your Wrist Vibrating with inPulse

Cynthia Cheng A new Blackberry accessory will be entering the market in early 2010.  Created by Eric Muguowski, an alumnus of the University of Waterloo in Ontario (and home of Research in Motion) under the company, Allerta, this bluetooth watch connects with one’s Blackberry so that wearers can see who has emailed or texted them […]