Category Archives: careers

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year from Julie and Keenan!

This is a digital copy of our annual holiday newsletter! It actually reads pretty good as image files if you click on the images below (they’ll be a little bigger for reading than if you try to read them right … Continue reading

Posted in careers, life | Leave a comment

From The Globe and Mail: “My Career”

What is your name and title? My name is Keenan Wellar and I am co-leader and director of communications with LiveWorkPlay, a charitable organization in Ottawa that helps the community welcome people with intellectual disabilities to live, work, and play … Continue reading

Posted in careers, LiveWorkPlay | Leave a comment

On Turning 45

I was pondering a long “Now that I am 45” birthday blog post full of impressive revelations, but I’ve decided instead to share and expand upon a popular Facebook update that I wrote this morning without even thinking about it… … Continue reading

Posted in careers, charity | 2 Comments

I’m Not Offended As A Taxpayer Or Voter, I’m Offended As A Leader And A Donor

I got a surprising amount of attention from a tweet I sent out following the news that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was responding to the scrutiny he’s been under for accepting fees from charitable organizations for speaking engagements. I was … Continue reading

Posted in careers, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

Nonprofit Spark Interview: “Making your non-profit a welcome place for young professionals”

Renee McGivern from Nonprofit Spark radio followed up on a tweet about my article “Social Change and a Welcoming Environment for Youth in the Nonprofit Community” (in The Philanthropist) by inviting me to follow her show “Keeping high performers happy … Continue reading

Posted in careers, charity | Leave a comment

Principles To Live By: Do You Need To Quit Your Job?

Truth be told, I don’t read blogs on the Harvard Business Review very often, but such is the magic of Twitter and Facebook that occasionally a link title grabs my attention and off I go. Ten Principles to Live by … Continue reading

Posted in careers, charity, communications, marketing, ottawa, ottawa citizen, principles, values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment