Leadership communications with Rob Cottingham
Whether you’re a leader who needs to connect with audiences, or a communications professional helping leaders tell their stories — this podcast is for you.

You’ll find out what I’ve learned over three decades of speechwriting, speaking and communications strategy. And you’ll meet some guests with their own wisdom to share on reaching audiences with powerful messages.

Vote for the best of online Vancouver, thanks to Miss604

There aren't many people in this city more enterprising than Rebecca Bollwitt, aka Miss604. And her latest venture, the Best of 604 public choice awards, is yet another example. Not only has she spearheaded an online nomination and voting site for choosing your...

Noise to Signal is a Canadian Blog Awards finalist

Awesome stuff: Noise to Signal has made it to the final round of voting in the Canadian Blog Awards, humour division, smart-ass-doodling category. Do check out the competition before casting your vote. Remember, if there isn't a decisive winner, the Governor General...

Lost: iPhone at Twilight Drive-In, Aldergrove – July 25

A more complete blog post will follow about the incident and its aftermath... ...but if you happen to have stumbled across an iPhone at the Twilight Drive-In after Get Smart (fun movie, somewhat true to the original, surprisingly fewer laughs than expected; all told,...

Kitsilano Farmers Market

A tasty, glorious day at the Kits Farmers Market. If you live in Vancouver, you owe it to yourself to drop by one of the four markets happening weekly across the city this summer. Naturally, I took pictures... lots of pictures. Here are a few I liked:

Move over, Central Perk

I spotted this a little under a month ago, and wanted to share it. The Law Society of B.C. building is just north of Yaletown, on one of the quieter streets in the area. And when the folks who work in that building head downstairs for a cup of coffee, where do they...

Goodbye, Frances Bula

Frances Bula is leaving the Vancouver Sun – and, more to the point, her blog. It's a big loss for the Sun, and for those who care about Vancouver civic politics: This will be my last post on this Vancouver Sun blog, as I have resigned from the paper. I wanted to...

Catch Kris Krug’s photos at The Art of Giving: June 26, Vancouver

Mi amigo Kris Krug is one of the five artists featured in The Art of Giving, an exhibition and silent auction on the theme of charitable giving. 20 per cent of any purchases you make go to the charity of your choice, which means you get a) some lovely art, and b) some...

Good night, Sam

So voters won't get the chance to pass judgement on Sam Sullivan's term as mayor after all. I've endured enough political defeats to know that gloating over his is inappropriate, but I won't be shedding any tears over the end of the Sullivan era. Except in one sense....

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