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Are You a Voice of Inspiration for Your Clients?

I was browsing through some good reads when I came across Voices of Inspiration: Real Life Wisdom for Living Your Best Life by Marlon Smith. The book is the third volume in the Success By Choice, Inc. series and was an Amazon #1 bestseller when it was published in 2015. What drew me to this book…

Using Soft Skills to Enhance Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a field of study that came to the forefront in the 1990’s. In recent years, it has gained momentum as a key aspect of career development. With experience, you can deliver various strategies, techniques, and methods to help clients increase their own degree of emotional intelligence and enhance personal competencies to…
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Work-Life Balance is Possible: 10 Simple Strategies

A quote by Orison Swett Marden caught my eye the other day: “The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.” We often search for happiness externally, thinking that if we could…
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Level Up Your Career With LinkedIn – Download a Free LinkedIn Checklist

As COVID-19 continues to reshape how we work, many practitioners are leveraging the LinkedIn community. Boasting 706+ million users in more than 200 countries, LinkedIn represents the largest network of educated, experienced, and influential people in the world! How we interact with professional contacts may have changed, but connecting and cultivating relationships with others remains a…
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Impostor Syndrome: What it is, Why it Matters

I live in the bush. I’m not joking. Anywhere I need to go is — at minimum — a 45-minute drive one way. This means that I spend a lot of time driving and while I’m driving I like to listen to CBC radio. On one of my drives, I heard an interesting show about…

Storytelling in Career Development

Throughout history, cultures have embraced storytelling to help people understand their origins and how they belong. We all have stories about who we are and how we fit into the world, and we make choices in our lives according to our stories and how they fit with a particular situation and time. Our stories continue to…