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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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