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Career Pathing for Young Professionals

I was recently asked for suggestions to offer young people entering the workforce after graduating from university or college, or when making a job change early in their career. Here’s the most important point of all – don’t try to get the “perfect” job as measured...

Discovering Your Fit

Organizations and teams each have their own culture and unique dynamic. Some are positive and constructive while others can be negative and destructive. The key for success and fulfillment is finding where you fit. Here’s what I’ve noticed can happen when people try...

Stuck in a Career Rut?

COVID has caused many people to feel like they are in a movie - Ground Hog Day. Being forced into “lock down” based routines, we can quickly become bored or frustrated with the daily routine or grind. Rather than quit, is it time to reinvent or rebrand yourself by...

Easy Path Not Always Best

The doctor in the small French village was about to retire.  For years he had been on call.  Day and night, he had cared for villagers, often without payment. As the day of his retirement approached, the villagers wanted to do something special for him.  The people...

Virtual Meeting Protocol – Guidelines

We’re all Zooming and Teaming in an effort to stay in touch, connect and get things done in the safest and most efficient manner possible. So, how do we compensate for the lack of human connection by sitting at the boardroom table or hanging out in the kitchen and...

Experience vs Inexperience

We typically pay more and receive greater value when we select someone with experience. Their experience has taken years to develop typically through education, trial and error, resets, retrying and refining. Generally speaking, when we pay for experience, we get...

Leading and Working in a Virtual World

The pandemic has forced us to change the way we work, think and interact with one another. Some are still trying to figure out what’s next, learning to pivot, learning new technologies and coming to grips with the "current normal." Others are not only surviving, but...

Who’s in Control?

Most of us think we’re in charge of our decisions and actions, it turns out we’re not in as much control of our actions as we’d like to think. Our subconscious and unconscious mind is actually in the driver’s seat most of the time. A Duke University study estimates...

Infinite Leadership

What game are you playing? Is it all about short term, quarterly outcomes or long-term transformational impact? Being tactical and clever allows you to meet corporate targets. Short term wins are important, required and can serve as steppingstones to bigger and more...

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