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Five Obstacles Women Face in the Workplace

So much has been written about women in the workplace, and I didn’t figure I really had much to add to the conversation.  But then I took part in some advance coach training offered by the ICF last year, and … Continue reading


PUTTING IN THE WORK TO GET THE JOB YOU DESIRE

Have you ever marvelled when you hear someone talk about the amazing new career opportunity that just seemed to “show up out of nowhere”for them?   Before I became a Coach, I figured those kinds of folks were just plain “lucky”.  … Continue reading


When You Close One Door Another Opens

Not so long ago, I coached a client who was desperately unhappy with his career choice.  He had spent many years in University, gotten two degrees.  He was an engineer with a large firm in Ontario.   But after 4 years, … Continue reading


Uncovering our hidden gifts

We are all good at something.  I truly believe that.  Could be one special thing or could be more than one.  But we all have a gift.  Our strength.  Our sweet spot.  Something we are really, really good at.  But … Continue reading


11 THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH

I honestly cannot recall where I read this, but what I do recall is that it really struck me as so very true.  It’s titled: 11 things to remember when times are tough.It’s helped me through more than one occasion … Continue reading


What Is Executive Presence Anyway?

Recently I’ve had a few clients talk to me about Executive Presence.  One of them wanted to know what it actually meant.  Another indicated she thought she needed to improve hers.  And a third person stated that she was told … Continue reading


The Downside of Making Assumptions

A few weeks ago, my husband and I dined at one of our favorite restaurants.  We were there early and then off to see a show.  Our server seemed a bit “off” and distracted. He forgot to bring us water, … Continue reading


Transitioning From One Career To Another

As an Executive and Career Coach, the clients I coach all have one thing in common. Well, maybe two things. The first is every one of them is “coachable”.  They see the value in and are eager to spend focused … Continue reading


How The EMOTIONAL GUIDANCE SCALE Can Help You Feel Better

This shared posting is not an original thought of mine.  It’s taken from some writings that I treasure, and often go back to time and time again.  There are many authors of this or something similar, but it all pretty … Continue reading


Pivoting From An Attitude Of Regret

I came across this quote recently and thought, yup… so true…  “regret is the most wasted effort ever”.  Regret is about living in the past.  It’s about looking back and wishing we’d done something different.  And we all know how … Continue reading