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12 Questions to Complete the Year and Start Anew (2017/2018)

Now also posted on the Globe and Mail Careers site. Now also posted at Huffington Post. Each year, I compile 12 questions – six to reflect on the year past and six for the year ahead. These questions can, in fact, be asked every day and/or week. But in the fast pace of work and life […]

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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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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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11 Ways to Bring The Best of You Forward into 2016

NOTE: This article is now also published at the Huffington Post. It’s a shiny new year. Welcome aboard! Before we get swept into the swirl of busy (oh, are you there already?), let’s think about how to keep the ‘shine’ on for the weeks/months/year ahead.  I’ll be asking you to reflect on your year past this […]

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Is Positivity On Your New Year’s Resolutions/Goals List? It Should Be.

This is the time of year when people are most likely to set goals. Get in shape, eat better, budget smarter, work wiser, and live better.. ….? How about you? Are you declaring goals that will help you step up your game in 2014 to be a better version of yourself? Nothing wrong with that. […]

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Positivity at Work

I’ve been swimming blissfully in the study and application of positivity for quite some time and lately have ramped it up a notch. I have always been hugely interested in and engaged with the science of positivity. I think it’s part of my innate DNA — but also very much a learned skill too. Recently, […]

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Three Ways to Boost Your Career Mojo (Brainworks series)

This article was also posted on the Globe and Mail. George is bored. Work has been in a lull for months without any new challenges or interesting activities. His days are filled with routine tasks. He is lethargic and has a foggy brain. He is worried he will lose his edge and also wonders why […]

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Six Ways to Tame Your Stressed Brain

A slightly shorter version of this article has also been published in the Globe and Mail Careers. The Scenario: It is late afternoon and a busy executive, whom we will call Sue, is trying to finish up a project before she leaves to get her daughter from daycare. Simultaneously she is also dealing with several other […]

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Job Interview Tips (7 videos)

How do you prepare for a job interview? One thing for sure — never wing it. Preparation is essential. And I made sure to make that point in a new video series on interview tips at Globe Careers. I was teamed up with Julie Labrie from Blue Sky Staffing who spoke from a recruiters perspective […]

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