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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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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

This was first posted on my TGIMworklife blog. And later on it turned into a similar article in the Globe and Mail.  T’is the season! Each December, I honour my annual tradition of reflecting on the year past and the year ahead. I focus this reflection with 12 questions and share them on my blog and newsletter. […]

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Can You Sleep Your Way to a Great Job? 7 Tips

Can you sleep your way to a great job? I think likely not. But I know if you don’t sleep well, that can be a show-stopper to a great work-life.  Lack of sleep can get in the way of your performance, your edge and your mojo!   Not enough sleep — is becoming an issue […]

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Rest and Recovery: The Keys To High Performance

A version of this article was first published on my earlier blog that I called “tgimworklife”. I’ve now for a repost at my Big Cheese Coaching blog… The notion of balance took on a whole new meaning for me these past few months. September through most of December tends to be my busiest season. Well, actually, these […]

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Personal Wellbeing

Do you ever find yourself asking: Where did the day go? Where did the week go? Where did the years go?? Does life sometimes feel a bit like a blurr? Maybe life and work are going great but you could use a bit of a refresher to get back your spark, your energy — your […]

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Professional Wellbeing

Personal, professional and organizational wellbeing are all connected. But within each area, we can focus on specific dimensions. Let’s start with Professional Wellbeing…. A vision for professional wellbeing:  You work and live in congruence with your values, strengths and talents. You are actualizing your potential and pursuing meaningful goals. You are developing or refining new skills and […]

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