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Hub Talk: No More “Icky Networking”

Complimentary Hub Talk (via Zoom) – Brought to you by Big Cheese Coaching / Facilitated by Eileen Chadnick In an earlier post, I wrote about 10 Common Career-Limiting Mistakes You Want to Avoid. One of those mistakes relates to “networking blahs”. I talk to a lot of people who have an aversion to networking. Does […]

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Ten Common Career Limiting Mistakes

NOTE: a version of this article has also been published at Huffington Post (Canadian and South African versions). Here’s the Huff Post SA story and a slightly shorter version at HuffPost Canada. 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 […]

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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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Join Me and Dell SMB Canada: Inspired Leadership in SMB / Twitter Event (Dec 7)

UPDATE: Although this  event has passed – you can catch the highlights right here in this summary.  — Are you a small business owner? Heading up a start-up? Leading a team? Or maybe thinking of making the jump to entrepreneurship? If you said yes to any of the above, then please join me and Dell […]

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Lessons Learned (Part I): What I Learned Having My Own Business

The post below was written by me ten years ago (in 2007). Yes you read that right. I had just hit the significant ‘decade in biz’ milestone in my business and wanted to acknowledge and share some lessons learned. Ten years later, those lessons are still so relevant. Although at the time, I was mainly a […]

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7 Questions to Spring You Forward

REPOSTING FROM THE ARCHIVES. 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 never ends and I […]

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How is Your Conversational Intelligence®?

Are Your Conversations Building Trust? This week I learned that more than 10,000 people have registered for my upcoming May 25th (12:30 pm ET) Webinar: “Conversations that Build Trust” (courtesy of CPA and American Express – see registration page here). And last month, nearly 3,000 people registered for my Webinar (courtesy of Charity Village): Supercharge […]

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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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September’s Thud & The Priority Challenge

NOTE: This article was originally written in the fall some time ago. But it’s relevant for any time when life is crazy busy….and especially when going back to work after some time off. — 5 Prioritizing Habits to Get You “September Ready” (with the “UNpriority List”) Now also published on the Huffington Post. September is here. […]

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