Gerardo's Advice for Life

September 2nd, 2022 by Gerardo Cappelli

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Canadian shoppers are back spending in physical stores - but, there's a catch

I love shopping online, but Donna needs to touch and feel things before she buys.  We haven't stopped going to brick and mortar stores but we certainly go less.  This article talks about how shoppers are flocking back to physical stores but what are their expectations?


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Asset Allocation - September

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Quiet quitting: What the workplace trend sweeping social media actually means

The idea behind quiet quitting is not actually quitting but only meeting expectations at work and nothing more.  I understand the draw to this idea as now we are linked to work all the time with our phones and emails and many people are experiencing burnout.  On the other hand, I am pretty sure I would not be where I am today with only "meeting expectations".

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Absence Alert 

Donna will be away from work for the month of September, hopefully returning in October.  In the meantime, Melissa and I are here so continue to direct your emails to for a timely response.  




Toronto Just for Laughs and Comedy Con

From September 22nd to October 1st Just for Laughs has a great line-up of comedians coming to Toronto.  There are huge headliners along with some we may not have heard of.  Then there is Comedycon which is a fan-centric event where the comedians will be on panels sharing stories, along with industry professionals giving tips and insights. 

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Drive Festival

For car enthusiasts, this looks like it is worth the drive to Bowmanville.  From September 9th to the 11th at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, there is all things cars.  There will be displays of race cars, electric and vintage cars along with test drives and speed runs.  

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