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Helping Clients Overcome F.E.A.R.

By Andrew Chalmers. This post is dedicated to my Dad who, many moons ago, gave me some great advice. Since then, I have told many clients the same thing he told me. On one of our many walks he said, “If you have an ambition in life, take 5 to 10 minutes a day to work…

The Most Important Soft Skill?

By Cathy Milton. I recently had an unpleasant experience with a service provider (not a career professional), and it caused me to reflect on the myriad of soft skills that people who deliver customer service have to possess in order to do the job really well. That reflection led to me to wonder what career…

The Power of Alchemy: Helping Clients Recover from Downsizing

By Lori Jazvac. Years ago, the art of “alchemy” caught my attention and was instrumental in helping me transmute challenging experiences into positive ones, leading to personal growth and transformation. Alchemy is the “Hermetic science and art of causing change, both physically and spiritually.” Alchemy, a practice that began in the middle ages, was shrouded in…

6 Tips for Effectively Managing a Small Business with AI

By Kamy Anderson, guest contributor. Artificial intelligence is everywhere. A recent global consumer survey has shown that while 33% of consumers think they use AI tech, the actual number is much higher. Currently, around 77% of people use popular AI-enabled devices and services whether they’re aware of that or not. The same goes for businesses. Modern-day…

Self-Reflection and Self-Discovery in a Career Practice

By Donna Norcott. I don’t know if this is something unique to me, but even though I don’t have children, I love the back-to-school season! The colourful binders, notebooks, and new pens and pencils inspire my creativity and I look forward to “sweater weather” as being an ideal time to reflect, reorganize, and turn a fresh,…

5 Keys to Excellence for Your Career and Life

By Skye Berry-Burke. The other day, while visiting my child’s pediatrician, I saw an article about the “8 Keys of Excellence” for making great kids greater. Five of these “keys” were immediately etched in my mind and I continued to think about how these principles for achieving excellence apply to all of us – young…