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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

UPDATE: This article was originally posted a few years back – before I wrote my book, Ease: Manage Overwhelm in Times of Crazy Busy. It’s still very timely so worth a repost. Read on and get a link to one of the Ease Tools mini chapters (Tool #13) I used to be good at doing […]

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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 […]

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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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New Website for Big Cheese Coaching

Welcome to the new website for Big Cheese Coaching! If you are a returning visitor you will see a lot of change. For one, we’ve lost our dash! Yes, the new url is now a little ‘sleeker’:  www.Bigcheesecoaching.com. The old one had a dash (Bigcheese-coaching.com)…..it kind of slowed you down from getting here didn’t it? What […]

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12 Questions for the Year-End and New Year

UPDATE: There’s a brand new set of questions for Dec 2020/Jan 2021! Get them here: Before you kick 2020 to the curb ask these 12 Questions — Back to Original Post… This was first posted on my TGIMworklife blog (now directed to this blog). And later on it turned into a similar article in the Globe and […]

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