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Career Confusion? 3 Tips to Navigate When Unsure “What’s Next”

Change is Messy. Have you heard this expression – “Change is Messy”? It’s something I’ve heard — and said — many times over the years. In the coaching profession our work is often about helping our clients create and navigate change. And in our own lives – well, let’s just say that I’ve created and […]

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5 Ways to Slow Down Time This Summer

This post was originally written in June 2014.. I thought it was worth a repost and a slight update. Here’s to more time this summer….enjoy! This past spring, I was invited to speak at a library on the topic of  “Time Management”.  I accepted the invitation with the caveat that what I would really be […]

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In Defense of the Lowly “To Do List” (TDL)

Good Thinking Series: Are you Writing it Down? A version of this article is now also available on Huffington Post. Too much to do is the sounding battle cry of today’s work warriors. How do you stay on top of it all in times of ‘crazy busy’? Do you write To Do Lists (TDL)? Does this […]

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Teleclass Series: Seriously Positive

Stay Tuned for New Tele-class Series Coming this Fall. See below of one that we did in the spring (great success!). We will do more like this — and others too. Check back again on my site or sign up for my newsletter to hear of new tele-classes, webinars, etc. coming up (note: some are free; […]

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(Webinar – free): Finding Ease in Times of “Crazy Busy”

According to a recent Globe and Mail study, 59% of Canadians feel stress out and unable to manage the pressure, and as a result they are less satisfied with work, less productive, and less healthy. Hmmm.  That’s no fun. Further more, 67% say their current job expectations feel too demanding. If you can relate then […]

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12 Year-end Reflection Qs: What Went Well? And more….

You can also see a version of this post in the Globe and Mail here. In the mad dash through December to the end of the year, it’s easy to be swept into the busyness of the season. But amidst the ‘crazy busy’ rush, do take a bit of time for yourself to reflect on […]

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The Whys and Ways of Gratitude

(October 2015 Note: This was posted last year but worth a revisit! Also this article has also appeared on the Huffington Post) Gratitude: Being aware of and thankful for the good things that happen; taking time to express thanks. (from VIA Character.org) It’s that time of the year when gratitude is top of mind and in […]

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Focus + Flow: Hard Work But Without the Struggle

This article is reposted from my first blog (TGIMworklife). It was first written in January 2007 and was one of the first posts in that brand new blog. You can read the original version here if you like. A slightly revised version follows below.  P.S Who knew back then that I”d write a book called […]

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Newsletter Subscribers: Important Anti-Spam Info

UPDATE (July 2017): The post below was written in 2014. All that you will read is still applicable today (July 2017). Please do take a moment to read this so you understand how I operate when it comes to adding people to my list. — On July 1st, Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation came into effect that […]

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Webinar: Brain-ability at Work

Tune in to my Brain-ability at Work Webinar (free-of-charge, courtesy of CPA and sponsored by Robert Half): Update: more than 8,000 people already registered! Although it occurred live on February 27, 2014 at 12:30pm, you can still tune in to the archived recording anytime.   Description: Everyone wants to bring their best to their work and […]

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