It is estimated that Local, Provincial and Federal Governments in Canada purchase approximately more than 40% of all the goods and services consumed in Canada. Sadly only a minority of Canadian Businesses bid on government offerings. The subject of government procurement can become fairly complex. This book titled "e;Win Business in all Three Levels of Canadian Government"e; takes a lot of the complexity out of the process. It lists how to register as a potential supplier, what supplier conduct governments expect, the process to follow to bid on government opportunities and procurement acronyms they follow to name a few
How to create an effective social media strategy for a school or district School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice. In this book, Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration. * Offers school leaders everything they need to implement social media throughout their campus and their communities * Contains expert advice for creating a sustainable social engagement strategy * Features screenshots and examples from schools and individuals who are using social media to the best effect This important resource can help savvy school leaders shift their leadership strategy from communicating to connecting.
The book follows Brian's career throughout his postings both in the UK, and overseas. Despite being someone who joined, not knowing too much about the trade he signed up for, he somehow fooled several people into promoting him a few times and eventually found himself attached to the elite RAF Special Forces Flight, serving with them during the Gulf War. It is an honest memoir, reflecting upon both the highs, and the lows, of serving in the RAF during the 1980s and early 1990s. The book is both funny and poignant, and leads the reader through this amusing, realistic, adventure called life.