Now is a great time to set clear personal and professional intentions for the year. I’m not talking about new year’s resolutions to exercise more or eat less chocolate (who wants to do that?). Rather, it’s about focusing on what you do want vs worrying about what you don’t want. With all the noise in our lives (social media, fake…Read More
Don’t Be a Wallflower. Engage. Connect.
I recently returned from speaking at the BC Communications Forum in Vancouver. While I am a big fan of conferences (not just as a speaker but also as an attendee), I know there are two sides to this camp – those who love them and those who think they’re a waste of time. If you hate conferences, I won’t try…Read More
Soft Skills Hold the Key to Building Your Career
When I worked for a corporation, we had a corporate training department that offered a long list of in-person and web-based courses and trainings for employees. About once a month I’d scroll through the training calendar looking to further develop my skills (and resume). While there was lots of health and safety, Microsoft office, and IT training, soft skills training…Read More