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Before Kicking 2020 to the Curb, Reflect on These 12 Questions and Get Ready for 2021

Ready to say goodbye to 2020? Before you kick it to the curb (ohh so tempting to kick it hard, really hard)  — take some time to reflect on this year’s guided questions (9th year edition of my 12 year-end Questions)….  Well that was a bust. Didn’t see it coming. When I wrote last year’s […]

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Leaders – Are Your People Overwhelmed?

***Want to see the video version of this blog article? See it here!*** As a leader, how would you handle this situation? A manager writes to the Globe and Mail’s Career “nine to five” column: A direct report frequently displays strong emotions in the workplace. Notably, they frequently tear-up; are seen crying in the hallway. […]

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Vision 2020: 12 Questions to Look Back & Plan Ahead

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 — Now back to original post for Dec 2019: a version of this article is also now published at the Globe and Mail.  Wow. Another year soon to be […]

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A Few Good Habits: “Ahh February” Part 2

Feeling the winter blahs? Lost sight of those shiny goals from the new year? Losing ‘steam’? In my last post (“Ahh February”), I shared a story about how my father taught me some valuable life lessons – notably, the importance of pacing. The context was related to long-distance running but the lessons were valuable for […]

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Look Back To Plan Ahead – 12 Year-end Reflection Questions

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 — Note: A version of this article was also published at the Globe and Mail as well as the Huffington Post The end of the year is a time to reflect, […]

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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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