My latest blog posts

Listening To Your Intuition

Let me tell you about Jane. As with all my stories, I’ve changed the name and type of work identified.  Jane hired a career coach partly because she lost her job as a digital marketing manager with a big company, … Continue reading

Mind/Body Connection Revisited

When I first began writing a blog the first piece I wrote was about the Mind/Body connection. I told a short story (true) about the colonoscopy I had recently had.  That was several years ago.  And don’t worry- I’m not … Continue reading

Five Things Women Want From Work

This is the second in my little series on Women and the Workplace. As with my previous posting, I must give credit to one of the presenters at our ICF Advance seminar last year… Tara Jaye Frank. She talked … Continue reading

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


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


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