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Ready, Set, Go – with 5 Best Practices for Success

I love a shiny new year. It holds so much promise. If you reflected on some of the 12 Questions to Look Beyond and Plan Ahead then you might be thinking about goals, opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. To be on your best game  it’s a good idea to have some really solid rituals, good habits, […]

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Look Back To Plan Ahead – 12 Year-end Reflection Questions

Note: A version of this article was also published at the Globe and Mail as well as the Huffington Post The end of the year is a time to reflect, take stock of the year past, and plan for the year ahead. Each year I share an article with 12 questions to help guide a year-end […]

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Manage the “Season of Rush” With Ease

(A seasonal favorite – reposting this article as a reminder as we enter the last few weeks of the year) A version of this article has also been published in the Globe and Mail. See it here! It’s that time of the year: finishing off work assignments for the year-end; making plans for the year […]

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5 Ways to Beat the Back to Work Blues

UPDATE NOTE: Are you suffering from back to work blahs? This article was originally posted on my blog in 2014 but the tips are still relevant for today as we get into the back to work mode this September. I am reposting.  Enjoy and here’s to looking forward to good things to come in the shiny new season!  — […]

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Webinar (Career): Are you Ready for the Innovation Economy?

Complimentary Webinar – limited spots – reserve now! Just when you thought you had it all figured out – things change again. Such is (and always will be) with careers and life in our ever-changing world. Yet while change has always been a fact of life – the pace and acceleration of change is faster […]

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The Neuroscience of Making Potato Knishes (with Ease Excerpt)

My Recipe for Recharging Creativity and “Think-ability” Do you ever feel like your thinking is a little sluggish – maybe even stuck? You have a problem but can’t think your way through it? Or a creative challenge and you are feeling anything but creative? I experience my own share of this. And thankfully, I have […]

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August is like Sunday…

***UPDATE*** This article was originally posted in 2014. It’s worth a replay! Also see my article adapted from this blog post on Huffington Post: Six Ways to Beat the Back to September Blues. —- It’s early days in August and we still have time left in the summer. But September is lurking around the corner….beckoning, […]

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Are You Ready for the Innovation Economy?

This article is also now published in the Globe and Mail – see it here. Six Must-Knows to Thrive in the Innovation Economy: With a quiz to test your readiness If you are still talking about the knowledge economy, you might want to upgrade your narrative. It’s now all about the innovation economy. And the […]

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7 Questions to Spring You Forward

REPOSTING FROM THE ARCHIVES. Originally posted May 2014: Note: an edited version of this post has been published by the Globe and Mail. Check it out here! A couple weeks ago I put away my winter jacket only to pull it out again a day later. Errgh and brrghh. This has been the winter that […]

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Managing Conflict in the Workplace (Webinar)

I’ll be giving a free Webinar on April 14th – Managing Conflict in the Workplace. The lessons will be helpful for any kind of conflict (work or personal). When setting professional goals people rarely put ‘managing conflict’ at the top of their list. Who actually enjoys conflict? Most people don’t – and many avoid it […]

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