I’ve been swimming blissfully in the study and application of positivity for quite some time and lately have ramped it up a notch. I have always been hugely interested in and engaged with the science of positivity. I think it’s part of my innate DNA — but also very much a learned skill too. Recently, […]
Further to my last post about my upcoming book, Ease, I will be announcing the ‘come and get it‘ date real soon. For now, I wanted to share with you some advance praise for Ease. (Cover Design by H2 Marketing Central) For a first-time author, nothing is scarier than putting ‘it’ out there. “It” being my […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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