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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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A Car Accident, Parent Modeling, and Leadership in Companies

A Car Accident, Parent Modeling, and Leadership in Companies

A car accident that I had in early June, gave me the opportunity to observe how some parents model behaviour for their children, while at the same time, it gave me a better insight of the genuine concern and caring of people and how that may translate into leadership....

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Brian Epstein: Genuine Interest in Others

Brian Epstein: Genuine Interest in Others

I come from a small town. When I reflect about my upbringing, I often ask myself what is one thing that I learned from living in a small community that has helped me in business and working with others? Without question, I believe that genuine interest and care that...

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The CEO Whisperer: What Today’s Anxious Economy Needs

The CEO Whisperer: What Today’s Anxious Economy Needs

An earlier version of this article appeared in the National Post on August 30, 2017 Canada’s job market is booming and unemployment is at its lowest point in more than two years. So why are so many people, particularly senior executives, so nervous about the economy....

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Research a critical component to goal-setting

Research a critical component to goal-setting

Whether in business or conducting a well-organized work search, having well-thought-out goals is part of the key to growing one’s business and ensuring continued success. Frequently, I tell my clients who are job seekers to set SMART goals for themselves. Business...

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