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Find articles from relevant sources related to topics specialized to Brian’s skill set. Interested in learning about career services, ways to be successful with your team, ideas to handle stress? Find all these solutions and more on my website’s blog. I hope to bring further answers to you to help awaken any sleeping doubts and questions you may have.

Coaching – The Perfect Grad Gift For Your Biz-Whiz Kid

Coaching – The Perfect Grad Gift For Your Biz-Whiz Kid

Career Coaching – it could be the ideal gift for your grad. I figure this is the optimum time to talk about this subject – for two reasons. I am certain that over the last few months, you’ll have been reading about the great college admissions scam, with parents...

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I Want to Quit My Manager Job!

I Want to Quit My Manager Job!

As a Career Transition or Outplacement Coach, I have met many managers over the years who were not happy with their jobs.  Interestingly, they became happy when they were laid off! These clients felt that they were Executives and managers in the wrong organization, so...

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5 Things To Do To Be A Happier Manager

5 Things To Do To Be A Happier Manager

You’re not alone! In a 2011 Berrett-Koehler survey of 150 leaders,  a stunning 68% of managers confessed they don't like being managers. So what can you do about it? The best leaders can see it as the signal to make a change.  An effective manager or leader...

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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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