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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.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/tarajayefrank/ 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


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