PD Values: Be Yourself

Number four of five on our list of Permission to Play Values is Be Yourself. Where do I even begin with this one? Let’s get straight to the point. You spend close 40+ hours a week in your job. You spend at least a couple hours a day getting ready, going to and from your…

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PD Values: Be Competent

Number three of five on our list of Permission to Play Values, being competent is a cornerstone of your career and life. Be competent There are many benefits to working with a nice person whom is a good cultural fit. That said, such qualities are not substitutes for competency. We are at the end of…

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PD Values: Be Smart

The second of our five Permission to Play values is Be Smart. What do we mean by be smart? To begin, let’s start with what we don’t mean: Smart is not necessarily academic and intellectual. Yes, we admire and value academics and intellectuals. But no, being one is not pertinent to happiness and success in life….

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PD Values: Be gritty

PD Values: Be gritty

Permission to Play Values Definition: “Minimum standards of behaviour.” – Patrick Lencioni. What is Grit? The definition of grit is: courage and resolve, strength of character. Synonyms include: Courage, backbone, spirit, moral fiber, fortitude, and tenacity. Why is Grit important? Grit is a huge contributor to success. More resources on Grit: Grit Score: 10 questions…

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PD Values

I’m happy to deliver the first of many posts dedicated to our, Pixel Dreams’ values. Our values have been discovered and clarified throughout the years. Much dedicated energy has been invested in crystallizing our values. But truth be told, there are many moments I look around and ask, do we know from heart our values?…

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Extreme Mentorship Program for Elite Students

Extreme Mentorship Program for Elite Students

What is the Extreme Mentorship Program? This program is geared towards maximizing a student’s school year in all areas of school and life, within a student group environment, lead by a mentor. What makes an elite student? An elite student has purpose. She has ambitious goals, and the courage to pursue them. An elite student…

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Searching for a Developer Ninja

Searching for a Developer Ninja

Role & responsibilities Your primary duty will be to take ownership of all development projects – mostly front-end. Aside from flexing your development muscles, you will have the opportunities to manage projects and resources, take part in strategy sessions, push R&D efforts, study and learn new skills. We’re looking for a leader that can help…

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Trek Wars, a love of two cultures

Trek Wars, a love of two cultures

One day left until Star Wars, The Force Awakens. We couldn’t help ourselves but to create this mashup of Star Warsian epicness with one of the greatest Trek movies of all time, Wrath of Khan. Why? Because we absolutely love both Star Trek and Star Wars. Albeit, for different reasons, but nonetheless we’re big fans…

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