Finding Your Passion

What Makes You Come Alive?

in Finding Your Passion

Sean shares the inspiration and deeper meaning behind the One Week Job movement. He suggests that we’re experiencing “a revolution in work consciousness. A shift in how we as a culture view work and our relationship with it.” He believes that expressing our passions and unique gifts lead us to greater fulfillment both individually and Read More ››

Why Do You Do What You Do?

in Finding Your Passion, Food For Thought

Ian and I are incredibly grateful to be in a situation where we can positively impact the lives of others. It’s profoundly rewarding to know that your work makes a difference. When asked, “Sean, what do you want to do?” Most often I respond with our future plans for One Week Job (which we’re both Read More ››

[VIDEO] – David Aplin Recruiting at The University of Calgary

in Finding Your Passion, Passion Tour 2011

Check out a sneak peek at the Discover Your Passion event in Calgary last week. I pulled together some quick clips, and interviews with David Aplin Recruiting reps Kathryn Farrell and Jeff Aplin. They share their thoughts on why they joined up with One Week Job and how much they enjoy helping you find your Read More ››

8 Reasons to Become a Mentor

in Finding Your Passion, Food For Thought

The origins of mentoring can be traced back to ancient Greek mythology.  When Odysseus went to fight in the Trojan War, he put his trusted friend, Mentor, in charge of his son, Telemachus. Ever since, the term ‘mentor’ has generally come to define someone with more experience, imparting their wisdom and values on someone with less Read More ››

Yoga on My Mind

in Finding Your Passion, OWJ Program, Reflections

Deep Breath. I’ve been practicing hot yoga off and on (more off, than on, really) for the last 3 years.  I can still remember the first time I came out of a class…I felt completely peaceful and at ease.  I was relaxed and energized at the same time.  My mind was clear, and my body Read More ››

The Meaning Of Work

in Finding Your Passion

Earlier this month at the One-Week Job book launch, we showed an advance screening of the documentary. For me, as the director, it was a treat to watch the audience react to the first viewing of the film. I also felt it was an opportunity to share my thoughts on the meaning of the project. Read More ››