Like many Canadians, I was shocked and dismayed when I heard that Lisa Laflamme was unceremoniously let go from her role as CTV’s national news anchor. Not only was I struck by how poorly the communication appeared to be handled, I also wondered, from a leadership lens, what outdated playbook the higher up decision makers […]
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Work: Transformations, Predictions — and Some Wishful Thinking for the Year Ahead
The word “transformation” has been bubbling up for me these past weeks as I’ve immersed in my year-end/year-start reflections (using my annual 12 Questions as prompts). And what a year of transformation it has been! Transformation is about more than temporary, situational reactive changes. Transformations go deeper, last longer, and can often create radical shifts […]
Take a Gratitude Tour
In the spirit of Canadian Thanksgiving, this post is dedicated to all my lovely clients who help me grow and learn right along with them! A young leader whom I’d been working with on career exploration just landed a job offer (hurrah!). She wanted to talk about strategies for her upcoming first days and early weeks in her new role […]
Got Goals? Fuel Up – Career, Leadership, Life!
Goals…I love a good, shiny goal. When it’s the ‘right goal’, it boosts my spirits, gives me a renewed sense of purpose – and totally energizes me. I talk about goals a lot; with my career coaching and leadership coaching clients and in a variety of other contexts. For instance, earlier this month, I presented […]
Career Detours – For Good, Better, or Worse
This article is about career detours. The good, and sometimes not so good. How to recognize when you are on a good ‘detour’; when you might be stuck, how to find your way back? It builds on a previous article I wrote (Put Some Zig Zag Into Your Career). Takes about 11- 14 minutes to […]
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