Blog: Career

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals faster

Reach your goals with ease We set goals because we want to reach them--they represent something important to us. And, whether we articulate a timeframe or not, we usually have one in mind. That goes for anything ranging from securing a more senior position at work to...

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To be productive at work, you need to rest

To be productive at work, you need to rest

If being productive at work fills you with satisfaction, we share something in common! When I think about productivity (which is often), my mind normally directs me to processes (e.g., time blocking, prioritizing), apps for lists and project management, and techniques...

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Why do I work? (money and…)

Why do I work? (money and…)

We've all been there: in a work rut, where you ask yourself: Why, oh why, do I work (here still? this hard? in this role? with these people? [other])? Yes, most of us require money to support ourselves, our families, pay the mortgage etc. Among the people I coach,...

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Advocate for myself at work: 3 easy strategies

Advocate for myself at work: 3 easy strategies

I need to advocate for myself, even when I do good work Read almost any book that addresses careers and advancement and you'll read something along these lines: doing good work and waiting for someone to notice is a poor strategy for career growth. Sure, your good...

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Feel overwhelmed? I love to do this (try it yourself)

Feel overwhelmed? I love to do this (try it yourself)

Do you ever feel overwhelmed the moment you wake up? One of my favourite practices for reducing overwhelm and increasing my productivity is to create my to-do list in the evening. Doing this takes only a few minutes and has so many benefits. How planning the night...

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Activity for effective team collaboration

Activity for effective team collaboration

Effective team collaboration promotes trust, creativity, innovation, and cooperation (Bulińska-Stangrecka & Bagieńska, 2019). These are important facets to healthy team functioning. In addition, numerous studies have found that team collaboration increases...

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Recommend someone on LinkedIn to show thanks

Recommend someone on LinkedIn to show thanks

It's a given to thank someone when they've done good work. I'm sure you do this all the time! It's less common, however, to go that extra step and let the individual's director, manager, colleagues or network know about the great work that has been done. Sure, it...

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10 tips for planning an effective workshop

10 tips for planning an effective workshop

I love helping people and sharing what I know. This post is a way to do both--and will be of interest to individuals who are keen to build their facilitation skills. The "bigger" message is: (1) don't dismiss your experience as insignificant and (2) share what you...

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