4 Tips to Stay Relevant in Your Job

In today’s ever-changing market, companies have no choice but to evolve. In times of change, employers rely on forward-thinking, solution-focused employees. Those who contribute to their organization beyond the job description are considered value added employees....

Work/Life Balance Out of Whack? – Try The Power of Intention

What does “Work/Life balance” mean to you? Tricky question, right? You know when you are not in balance.  You sense when your most important needs and values are starved, and you crave the opportunity to meet those needs, and express those values. The overworked...

Positive Leadership: Influencing Others

When you get promoted from a “doer” to a “leader”, one of the hallmarks of that transition is the need to influence others, starting with the team you supervise. As you go higher in the organization, you must also learn to influence people beyond your team: your colleagues, your boss, other senior executives, even external stakeholders like suppliers, customers and law-makers. Your effectiveness is no longer simply the output of your own work… you need others to buy-in if you’re going to succeed. Whether supervising others, working to get buy-in on a project or championing a change, you now need to influence others towards a desired outcome. And the higher you want to go, the more critical influencing skill becomes.

Tame Your Job Stress Tiger

If you are good at your job, you may find yourself being tasked with additional work such as implementing new initiatives or working with high profile clients. It is a common trend – those who do good work get more work. This can leave high-performing and trusted...

Blue Screen Addiction? Take Your Life Back Now!

We have access to technology.  A ridiculous amount of access.   With the ability to check email and browse the web anytime anywhere, it can be difficult to turn off – literally. Checking email before you close your eyes at night?  First thing in the morning? While...

Want to Make a Change? Develop a Bias for Action

In most cases, we do not make the decision to look for a new job until we have to – either we find ourselves unemployed, or suffer in our current position. Fight or flight takes over, and takes care of the decision for us. Even after you’ve made a decision to start...

3 TED Talks That Will Inspire You To Make a Bold Career Move

Taking the first step to make a big change is difficult.  Sometimes a good pep talk is all it takes to push us into action. If you are considering looking for a new job or taking on a new leadership role at work, or even making a wholesale change of direction in your...

Choosing the Right Coach

Thinking about working with a professional coach?  You’re not alone. For many, work satisfaction has a large impact on overall happiness.  A Frontiers in Psychology study found that higher job satisfaction is associated with higher life satisfaction. Those who...