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Would A Business Coach Have Helped BCW?

Would A Business Coach Have Helped BCW?

Tackling business – and how to achieve goals, set priorities and improve skills – is often helped with a great cup of coffee (or tea or juice). As a business/career coach, I sometimes treat clients and colleagues, as I advise them on many career and management issues....

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Dragons’ Den Interview With Brian Epstein

Dragons’ Den Interview With Brian Epstein

I was recently interviewed by Dragons' Den for my expertise on working with friends. Here is the article they published. Working with a friend seems like a logical and fun proposition. A friendship at work (a “workship,” if you will) can come in many forms — hiring a...

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Need Help With Leadership Skills? Is It The E.I.?

Need Help With Leadership Skills? Is It The E.I.?

Developing your leadership skills has to do with many things – including E.I. It’s no mystery. Emotional Intelligence is a powerful tool and behaviour to help you achieve business goals and improve the skills of being a leader. Forbes Magazine calls E.I. ‘the ultimate...

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Help Achieve Goals With Identity

Help Achieve Goals With Identity

As a business coach, it’s one of the many things I discuss with clients: how to achieve your goals in the framework of your company name and identity. For myself, I often have to get it out of the way first – that, yes, my given name is the same as the famous manager...

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October Says: Inside Those Insights!

October Says: Inside Those Insights!

As I see the stores piled up with costumes and masks for that frighteningly obvious night October is known for, I reflect that we often go through life not knowing what’s under a disguise. It’s more than having our hands in the no-sugar-added candy pail, and thinking...

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It’s A Match!

It’s A Match!

The other day I was reading about the Recent Power of 4 Event, in Pointe Claire, QC, run by motivational sales analyst Marcie Balaban of http://letsgetgoing.ca/ She brings together entrepreneurs and upper management of companies, but with no random cocktail-party...

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Career Search in the Summer

Career Search in the Summer

Summertime is here - almost the month of August. Many of us are enjoying the sunny weather - times at the cottage, on the boat or traveling. Time to relax and enjoy for sure - but should all of us completely forget about work for July and August and not do any career...

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Promoting from Line Functions

Promoting from Line Functions

We all know them - and most of us have worked with such people.  I, myself remember working with Sales professionals who have been promoted to be Sales Managers.  They made great sales and brought in a lot of dollars for the company.  However, they were not very...

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