Ramblings

Hour of Code: Inspiring Children by Inspired Lefties

We always speak of the importance of our core values here at Left, and not that I play favourites, but “Make a Difference in Your Community” is one of my personal favourites. The internal…


The Spirit of BC Tech – What is it and why you should vote.

On Thursday night we learned that Left had been named a 2016 TIA Finalist in the category of Community Engagement. This is the same award that we were so humbled to win last year, the criteria for…


The Pay-Off of Joining a Start-Up.

The digitization and globalization of everything has made the career seeking process quite a daunting one. Of course, it’s a positive dilemma to have a world of options; however, the paradox of…


The Women Who Inspire Us

I have been writing this blog post for a while. In fact, it has almost been one year that it has been in development. Last Spring, when LEFT (then still Left of the Dot) moved into our new offices,…


Best Workplace in BC

On Winning the Best Workplace in BC

Dear Chris, We did it. Now back to work. John [Editor's Note: Curious what we did to get recognized as the Best Place to Work in BC?  Come by for a beer or read a summary of our application here].…


Left of the Dot is now Left™

We are Left – just one word, but it has so much meaning! Imagine if you could do the impossible. Imagine if you were free to…


Left is a Top 5 finalist for the Best Workplace in BC.

Holy Sh!t Mom! We’re a Top 5 Finalist for Best Workplace in BC

Holy Sh!t Mom! We’re a Top 5 Finalist for Best Workplace in BC. Woo Hoo! We are a Top 5 Finalist for Best Workplace in BC!…


Making the Case for Investing in Canadian Technology Companies

Making the Case for Investing in Canadian Technology Companies Canadian Tech Companies Are On The Rise! I had two really unique…


6 Lessons in Leadership Learned from Watching Britney Spears

To clarify before you judge me, I am not a fan. I am a 43-year old male who just happened to be in Las Vegas last week, and yes, I attended the Britney Spears concert at Planet Hollywood. I did not…


How we introduced YO! to Silicon Valley and lived to tell the story

NOTE: This is a cross post from Yo.com (October 4, 2014) . We’re sharing our story as it happens. Join us at:…