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My Time at The Editing Company: A Retrospective

Office Happenings

Way back in December of 2010, I was fresh off an editorial internship and looking for a place to put my newly sharpened skills to work. Back then, The Editing Company consisted only of Beth and Nadine, and they had just moved from Bloor and Spadina to a new office at 27 Carlton Street. A fresh start, this time with windows — and to make it even better,...

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A North American English: From Imperial to Metric and Other Word Choices

Language & Editing

A Road Trip   Last month, my husband and I went on a road trip in California. It was a welcome relief from a crazy winter of study. We shifted from work mode into vacation mode quite easily, but there was another shift that we had to make.   Rather than planning our trip out day-by-day with a rental car and a new...

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What's Up @ TEC! July 2013 Edition

Office Happenings

  July is officially here — as is Toronto's annual tradition of pretending to be a furnace. Our tips for handling the heat and humidity: visit a library, grab a cold coffee — or, if you're like us, turn on the desk fan and get editing! Here's a look at what we've been up to lately.     TEC AUTHOR WINS VOTES   One of our Writers Support Package authors, Linda Rosenbaum, has been...

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The Ten-Day MBA Challenge: Day One

Business

Day One, July 14, 2013   I have signed on as a student of Steven Silbiger’s Ten-Day MBA program.  Silbiger is a senior director of marketing at Plymouth Direct and the author of The Ten-Day MBA, now in its fourth edition (Harper Business, 2012). The book was suggested as summer reading by Tibor Shanto, a columnist with Report on Small Business (@GlobeSmallBiz) and principal of Renbor Sales Solutions Inc. (@TiborShanto)....

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