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Ease (book) Pre-Launch Update

UPDATE ON EASE – Pre-launch News: The T’s are crossed. The i’s are dotted. The book is now in the stages of design, production and….drum roll please: closer to launch. For those of you subscribing to my newsletter, you have heard me talk about a book I’ve been working on for quite some time. Much […]

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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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Why Doing Nothing Could be the Most Productive Thing You (don’t) Do

I used to be good at doing nothing. I mean really good. I remember years ago during summer breaks as a young adult I’d hang out on the porch (when I wasn’t working at my summer job) and just relax. No goals, no agenda….just me and some music and my wandering mind.  Me and my […]

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Webinar: Need A Boost in Your Career Mojo?

UPDATE NOTE: More than 2,000 people registered for the webinar and it was a great success. If you missed it – no worries, you can still tune in.  Access the registration page (takes a second) right here. Original Post/Description from March follows: Do you love your work, like it – or maybe just tolerate it? […]

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Why The Lizard Wouldn’t Eat

A life of leisure and pleasure might sound good when you’re under the gun, stressed and pressured with all the demands of work and life. But too much easy liv’n may not be as gratifying as you think. Don’t take my word for it. Take Martin Seligman’s word (author of Authentic Happiness and founder of […]

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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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What Would You Do With 30 More Minutes a Day?

Ahhh, the gift of time.  Imagine if you had an extra 30 minutes a day to do whatever you wanted? What would you do with that? Well the good people at Brighterlife asked me that very question. They wrote an article on the gift of time and asked me to share what I’d do in my […]

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Before You Reinvent Yourself Remember Who You Already Are

Reposted from my other blog, TGIMworklife (an oldie but good one!) One of the upsides of being downsized (see last post) is that you have the opportunity to re-evaluate your career aspirations. For many people it’s a chance to take a hard look at what they really want to do – rather than try to sleepwalk […]

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Will You Take a Hike (With Me)!?

RETREAT News!: From Frazzle To Flow Retreat — At Red Mountain Resort, Utah, St. George (March 14-15*): UPDATE (April 2013): the retreat was fabulous. If interested in exploring an opportunity to participate in something like this in 2014 for drop me a line so I can gage interest and organize an event for next year. Read […]

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