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Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey

Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey A close look at the effect of various types of social interactions By Vic LeBouthillier In 2011, the Vancouver Foundation polled 275 charitable foundations and 100 community leaders to find out what they believed was their most pressing issue. To their surprise, it wasn’t poverty or homelessness; It was…
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Two Examples of How to Build Close Relationships

How two people learned to build and benefit from close relationships By Vic LeBouthillier Tom: 37, husband and father of two. Works as a store’s general manager. Lonely, but with a chance of a breakthrough. Tom worked hard to get to where he is and had to step on a few toes in the process.…
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How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 2

How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 2 More tips for working towards close friendships with others By Vic LeBouthillier “You need to be generous and prioritize your time in order to maintain close friendships.”   In our previous blog, we began discussing ways to create close friendships, based upon the list of…
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How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 1

How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 1 Tips for working towards close friendships with others By Vic LeBouthillier “Regardless of where we are now, we can all improve our friendship skills.” Each of us may be at a different place in terms of our skill level and the value we put on…
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