2011 – Sean's Year In Review

in Reflections

I have high hopes for the year ahead. I always do. I’ll tell myself – This is the year. It’s time… It’s time. The words carry profound resolve and belief; yet at the same time harbor a seed of inadequacy. I’ll inevitably feel as if I didn’t do enough, that I could have done more. Read More ››

BIG NEWS – One Week Job: Australia launched!

in Project Updates

We’re super excited to announce the launch of One Week Job: Australia! Since I completed my 52 jobs in 52 week experience in 2008, I’ve received emails from people around the world interested in setting up the One Week Job Project in their country. We’ve decided that Australia will be the first foreign market! Paul Read More ››

What if your love was liberated?

in Food For Thought, Reflections

I’ve been thinking a lot about love lately. Why do we choose to love who we do? Are we capable of loving everyone? In the past, I’ve been very selective of my love – reserved only for those close to me, namely family and friends. I only have so much love to give and I Read More ››

How To Deal With Criticism

in Food For Thought, Reflections

Photo: Chris Devers of a Banksy graffiti piece I received a semi-critical email a while back and finally got to responding to it this week. The majority of emails/feedback I receive are extremely supportive, but every so often there is someone who sees the One Week Job Project, and what it represents, in a different 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 ››

Photo Gallery: Discover Your Passion Tour Canada

in Passion Tour 2011

Spring is almost upon us… and that means we’re almost done the Canadian portion of our ‘Discover Your Passion’ Tour! It’s been an incredible journey: we’ve experienced the beauty of the road, the inspiration of hearing your stories, and plenty more. There’s still a few dates to go… in the meantime, here’s a small gallery Read More ››

What It’s Like…To Be a Screen Printer

in Career Profiles

Kid Icarus According to Greek legend, Icarus, the son of master craftsman Daedalus, tries to escape the island of Crete by using wings that his father has fastened out of wax and feathers.  The story doesn’t end so well for the Greek youth, but for Toronto-based screen-printing boutique Kid Icarus, handmade creations are the only 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 ››