8 Lessons on Authenticity & Leadership from the ‘King of Quirk’

As part of our learning and development program, we launched Flipp Talks in 2020. This is our very own version of TED Talks, where we invite guests (internal and external) to teach our Flippers a new skill. For our latest Flipp Talks, we were thrilled to welcome Bradford Shellhammer, a leading product visionary, serial entrepreneur, and currently eBay’s GM of NYC and VP of Buyer Experience, to the Flipp Talks stage to talk about authenticity and unconventional leadership. If you don’t already k

How to Think Like an Essentialist to Save Money

You may have heard of minimalism before, but have you heard of the subcategory essentialism? The New York Times bestselling book Essentialism by Greg McKeown outlines how we can all use the concept of essentialism to focus on what is essential and eliminate everything else that is not. It is more than a time management and productivity technique… it is a mindset…and acting like an essentialist will also help save you money! A lot of what is taught in this book can also be applied to budgeting t

10 Reasons Why You Should Intern at Flipp

Are you a student looking for a Summer 2021 co-op placement? Do you love working in a fast-paced, innovative and supportive work environment? If so…we have some good news for you. Flipp is hiring co-op students across various departments for the Summer Term (May-August). We’re sharing our top ten reasons why Flipp should be on your list this recruiting season. Even through a pandemic, Flipp was awarded one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. That’s because our culture is woven into ev

Self-Care Sunday: 10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself This Long Weekend

It’s the last long weekend of summer, and we want you to spend it the best way possible: by taking care of YOU. There are a million different ways to practice self-care, but if you’re stuck on how you want to spend your extra long weekend, we have some suggestions for you. If you need to pick up any goodies to elevate your weekend of self-care, be sure to check out the Flipp app for great sales. You know what they say, #treatyourself. Plan some time to get together with your friends, family, o

Self-Care Sunday: Mindset Workshop With Carcia Campbell

For this week’s self-care Sunday, we have partnered with Certified Life & Mindset Coach, Carcia Campbell, to walk you through her 8-step guide to maintaining a positive mindset through all of life’s ups and downs. Carcia Campbell is a certified mindset coach with Bright Mindset Coaching, who uses neuro linguistic programming techniques such as emotional freedom, TIME and clinical hypnotherapy techniques while coaching her clients. She is passionate about helping others remove obstacles in their

Spruce up Your Patio With These Simple Tips

With the warmer weather and longer days approaching, one can’t help but want to spend more time in their backyard, soaking up the sun, enjoying a BBQ meal with family, and sipping on an ice cold drink. With all that time spent outdoors, you want to make sure that your backyard living space is as comfortable and inviting as your favorite room in the house. If your backyard is in need of a little TLC, but you don’t know where to start and don’t want to spend a fortune

6 Pantry Organization Tips on a Budget

Is your pantry a disaster from pandemic stock-piling? Is it difficult to find what you are looking for? Are you buying food that you don’t need because it’s getting lost in the black hole that is your pantry? We are here to help with these pantry organization tips on a budget. First things first, head to your local dollar store(s) to pick up some low cost storage containers to properly organize your food. Try to buy matching containers, jars, and baskets in similar sizes to maintain consistency

Unleashing Your Healing Potential with Energy Neuroplasticity

Toronto Brain Healer, Orion Mott, has spent the last 15 years working with clients to heal concussions and brain issues such as: tinnitus, brain fog, eye trauma, ADHD and more. His patented healing modality is called Energy Neuroplasticity and his journey to discovering his healing gift and the self-healing potential of our own bodies will astound you. I interviewed Orion to learn more about Energy Neuroplasticity, how he discovered it, and why more people need to know about this one-of-a-kind concussion therapy

Maintain Your Wellness With Energy Healing and Reiki

Maintain Your Wellness With Energy Healing and Reiki What is Reiki? Perhaps that’s the first question that popped into your mind when you clicked on this post. Reiki comes from the Japanese word “rei”, which translates to “universal life”, and “ki”, which translates to “energy”. Reiki is said to have been discovered as early as the 1920s by Mikao Usui and brought to North America by Mrs. Hawayo Takata, who taught a handful of Reiki masters before she died in 1980 to ensure this healing method w

Virtual Chakra Balancing

As we continue to fight the Coronavirus worldwide, businesses everywhere have been forced to adapt to the “new normal” in order to stay afloat. Marta Pap, alternative healer and owner of Healing Centre by the Lake, a Toronto based alternative healing clinic, has been finding new ways to offer the clinic’s services virtually. With many businesses having to close their doors, I was looking for a new clinic to receive an energy healing treatment. I have tried various healing treatments and methods

Save Now, Gift Later. Top 4 Reasons to Holiday Shop at Giant Tiger

Looking for ways to limit your store trips or online orders this holiday season in search for the perfect gifts? Look no further than Giant Tiger as your get-it-all-done holiday shopping destination. From comfy winter fashion and outerwear to holiday decorations, kitchen appliances, and delicious treats, Giant Tiger offers great savings on whatever you’re looking for! Canadians love shopping at Giant Tiger, and here are some of our favourite reasons why. With convenient locations and smaller st

10 Tips for Holiday Decorating on a Budget

Halloween is officially over, which means…time to put up the holiday decorations! Decorating your home for the holidays doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. We’ve compiled some of our favorite cost-effective ways to decorate for the holidays on a budget. 1. Use what you have With Christmas decorations being tucked away in boxes for most of the year, it’s easy to forget everything that you already have. Before you go to the store and start purchasing new decorative items, see what you already ha

Your Guide to the New Black Friday — Shopping In-Store

Black Friday is quickly approaching and you may be wondering what in-store shopping will look like this year and how you can prepare yourself for the NEW Black Friday shopping experience. Why might you want to shop in-store, you ask? Well, some retailers will be offering in-store only deals that you won’t want to miss. Maybe you want to save some money on shipping costs. Black Friday is all about savings after all. Or…maybe you simply can’t wait for your new purchase to arrive at your door. Ou

Flipp Users Weigh in on What to Expect This Halloween

Halloween will certainly look different this year, meaning we need to think creatively about how to celebrate while ensuring the safety of ourselves and those around us. Wondering what families within the Flipp community are planning for Halloween? We were too, which is why we reached out to our user base through our Flipp Appinions panel to find out. Here’s what they had to say. Based on our online survey, the majority of respondents enjoy celebrating Halloween, with 64% having positive feelin

Tips to Stay Safe This Halloween

Like many things in 2020…we have to start thinking about what Halloween and what trick or treating will look like this year given the current climate. Do we want our children trick or treating this year? Is it safe? This is a hot topic of conversation right now and has left people wondering, will Halloween be cancelled this year? We will leave that decision up to you. However, we have compiled a list of ways to take extra precaution if you and your family members want to get involved with this

Pumpkin Carving 101

There are few activities as traditional and timeless as heading to the pumpkin patch and finding that perfect pumpkin to carve some spooky Halloween designs with the family. Now, you might think you already know all there is to know about picking the perfect pumpkin and preserving its beauty all season long...but, we bet there are a few tips and tricks in here that you haven’t heard of before. Our guide to pumpkin carving reveals how to select the right pumpkin, the best way to carve it, and how

A Look Inside the Co-op Experience at Flipp

The 2020–2021 academic year is in full swing, which means we’re kicking off our search for the next group of co-ops to join our ranks in January! We understand that choosing the right co-op placement can be tough, so we’re giving you an opportunity to hear firsthand about what the Flipp program has to offer. One of our Software Engineer co-ops, Jet Ravi, who recently wrapped up a four month co-op shares her experience and gives you an inside look at what it’s like to work at Flipp. If I had to

DIY Milk Bar Birthday Cake Recipe

You’ve probably heard of, or seen this cake somewhere on Instagram. Not only is it beautiful to look at, but it is absolutely delicious. Behold, the Milk Bar Birthday Cake. Milk Bar is an innovative sweet shop that turns familiar treats upside down and on their heads and can only be found in a few cities across North America. Now if you’re lucky enough to live close to a Milk Bar, we might not be able to be friends, but for those who aren’t, Milk Bar is sharing their recipe and one of our Flippe

Your Back-to-School HQ, Presented by Staples Canada

School is looking a little different this year but, one thing is for certain – your student (whether at-home or in school) needs the right gear to help them learn and to keep connected. If you’re not sure where to begin, look no further than Staples Canada. We’re your back-to-school headquarters for everything one needs to be successful. We’ve removed most of the guesswork and are pleased to present the best deals and the right new items to keep everyone excited about the school year ahead. Fin
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