My latest blog posts

How To Make Networking Work For You

The following is an edited version of an article I was asked to write a a while back, for Nova Scotia Business Journal.    As I re-read it, I realized everything I wrote then is still applicable today. What is networking? … Continue reading

Taking a Break before Your Next Career Move

Not everyone has the luxury to take a break between jobs. I get that. I’ve certainly worked with some individuals who, if they were to go more than a few weeks without a pay check they’d be in serious financial … Continue reading

Choosing Your Attitude

On Monday, June 17, I found myself at the celebration parade for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, in downtown Toronto. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I thoroughly enjoyed being part of that 2 million strong crowd. … Continue reading

When Your Thoughts Are A Match To Your Desires…

Ever wonder why even though you’ve been focussing and praying and wishing for a specific something to happen, it doesn’t seem to show up? Could be because you are focussed on the not having of what you are wanting, rather … Continue reading

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