Creation vs Evolution: Keeping Education Back?

Cynthia Cheng Earlier this week, the New York Times published an article about John Freshwater, a middle school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio who was not only teaching creationism in class, but branded two kids with a cross.  Yes, that’s right, the man burned crosses on his students.  The board had intended to fire him, but he asked […]

No Duh…Kanye's an Idiot

Prospere Magazine is definitely NOT surprised that over half of you (62.5%!) thought that Kanye’s VMA interruption was rude (and that he needed help), though we WERE surprised that few of you thought that it was part of his branding (at only 12.5%). Another 12.5% of you don’t know who Kanye is.  There are also […]

Branding: It’s About Communication Between you and the World

Faith Seekings photo credit: Mr Wabu Brand is the emotional connection between a company and its clients. More than just a logo, brand is reflected in everything you do, across every mode of communication. Consider one of Canada’s most successful brands, Tim Horton’s[1], a brand that immediately conjures up emotional connections about what it means […]

En Course to a Successful Business

Cynthia Cheng Recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Ellen Smith, a consulting/coaching expert who runs a company called En Course, a business consulting firm.   Prior to launching her business, Ellen worked in marketing and communications.  Then, in November 2005, she felt that it was time for a change.  Just months later, […]