Finding Gratitude in a Hectic Work Situation

Finding Gratitude in a Hectic Work Situation

  by Deanna Parkton   This is the time of year to take time to show gratitude for the small blessings in our lives. For good reason too - research around positive psychology shows that being grateful results in better life satisfaction. We often...

Burnout in 2020 – Three Ways to Take Back Control

Burnout in 2020 – Three Ways to Take Back Control

by Deanna Parkton   2020 has been a big year. Between a global pandemic and social and political upheaval, staying at our best mentally, physically and emotionally can be a challenge. If you are feeling like it is hard to focus at work, you are not alone....

Work Anxiety – The Controversial Idea of Caring Less

Work Anxiety – The Controversial Idea of Caring Less

by Deanna Parkton   Have you ever found yourself dreaming about a work problem at night and tossing and turning in preparation for the next day? Do you struggle to turn off your brain when it comes to your job? Do you notice that you are having strong emotional...

Working the Room Online: Tools to Expand Your Network Virtually

Working the Room Online: Tools to Expand Your Network Virtually

by Deanna Parkton Attending networking events is a great way to connect with professionals and expand your knowledge related to your industry. When you think of networking events, you may immediately think of breakfast meetings or happy hours to schmooze and chat with...

The New Normal of Networking

The New Normal of Networking

by Ed Hunter and Deanna Parkton   According to a LinkedIn survey, 70% of people report being hired because they had a connection at the company. No doubt networking is a valuable job search and professional development tool. But it can be a stressful and anxiety...