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Ten Common Career Limiting Mistakes

I see a lot of people at various stages in their career: some at crossroads; some in difficult times; and others simply planning ahead. Many are doing a lot of things right. But I’ve also seen a lot of career mistakes.  I decided to share a few of the common themes I’ve noticed, along with a bit of […]

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Career Security in the Gig Economy

NOTE: This article was also published at the Globe and Mail Lately I’ve been having a lot of conversations about career stability. Clients – of all ages and experience – are expressing some anxiety around the new way of work which is increasingly contract and gig-oriented. Surprisingly, many within the younger generation (millennials) are voicing […]

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Six Ways to Beat the Back to September Blues

If you have been with me for some time you know I’ve written many articles offering tips on how to deal with the ‘back to work blues’ – after a holiday; at the end of summer; or the beginning of the new year. This post draws from many of those articles (which you can find […]

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What Do You Do When Your Boss Gets Fired?

I was recently invited to comment for an article Workopolis was doing titled: What to do when your boss gets fired. When your boss gets fired it can create uncertainty, some chaos – or, conversely, some opportunity. Some people will feel upset and potentially rudderless without their leader. Others – may feel relieved if they’ve […]

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When Nothing is Wasted – Everything has Purpose

“Nothing is wasted. Everything has purpose.” I’ve been living in this mantra a lot these days. I’ve been using it with myself and with my clients. It’s a powerful perspective booster and the more I live into it the more I truly believe it. Not every experience feels useful, worthy, successful, or even on the […]

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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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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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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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Webinar: Goals at Work

How’s your Goal-IQ? More than 11, 000 people have already registered for this Webinar. There’s still room for you too! Does goal-setting give you an edge in life? What is the connection between emotional intelligence, leadership and goal setting? Do you really need goals to stay inspired and fulfilled – or shouldn’t you just learn […]

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12 Questions to Complete Your Year and Start Anew (2015/2016)

NOTE: a version of this article is also posted at the Globe and Mail. December is here and it’s moving fast! As we slide into the remaining weeks of 2015 it’s time for a pause and some intentional reflection. The end of the year marks a threshold: a year gone by and now on the cusp […]

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