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I am currently working with a multi-passionate, multi-skilled woman who is on a job search. She is ready to change. She has her Career Change Toolkit (resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile etc.) at the ready. But she is stuck. She...
On October 17th Gord Downie, lead singer and songwriter of the Tragically Hip, died of brain cancer. The Tragically Hip (TTH or The Hip) is a band of 5 childhood friends from Kingston, Ontario formed in 1984. They have had 14...
You may remember this classic Henny Youngman joke:      Patient: Doctor, it hurts when I do this. Doctor: Then stop doing that. This is good advice in all areas of your life. It is especially good career advice. If...
September 25th was one of my favorite days because The Voice was back! For me, The Voice is right up there with Super Soul Sunday as the show that moves me whenever I watch.  I just feel good. In the...
One of the things that I do not think I have done very well as a business owner is to work ON my business versus IN it. I think there are a few reasons for that: I loved working in...
“I don’t think that it is the right time to leave my job. I have a vacation planned in December and I am moving in the spring.”  I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard a version...
Recently I was reminded of an article from the Huffington Post on the wage gap. (Link to article) It speaks to several possible reasons why women still earn less than their male counterparts. One of the paragraphs talked about the fact...
All of us have dreams. Some of us are actively pursuing them and other of us are busy with our daily life having put the dream on the shelf… for now. Or at least that is what we have been...