Monthly Archives: November 2010

Recognizing Boredom

Everyone knows what boredom feels like but can you recognize it in others? Your productivity and achievement depend on your ability to keep people motivated and moving forward. Are you sure you know what the signs are?

Getting Hired Faster

Are your employment search practices working for you or against you? Read this post for tips that may help you get that job offer more quickly.

The art of creative postponement

Creative postponement. Such a soft and fluffy euphemism for the evil word procrastination. I can think of many addictions that are less harmful than this one. And yes, procrastination can be an addiction.

Is corporate loyalty dead?

My opinion: No. And yes. Lay offs, downsizing and increased competition may have bred a new cynicism but there is a silver lining. I see a generation of workers who are ready to take responsibility for their careers.

Genius Level Leadership

This post is an introduction to a new Robin Sharma podcast. How can you resist a title with the word genius in it?

3 Tips for Getting Unstuck

Feeling stuck? Unmotivated? Maybe just a little overwhelmed? It happens to the best of us. Here are several tricks that have helped others shed that stifled feeling and move on toward productivity.

Building strong teams

Hiring is an art.  Even with an elevated unemployment rate great talent can be an elusive find.  Someone from Right Management that I respect a great deal said to me recently:  “You not only have to find a person with the right skill set and right level of experience, your opportunity has to arrive at the […]

Remembrance Day thoughts

Remembrance Day is a holiday in Western Canada.  Most businesses are closed giving us time to think about how we have handled conflict in the past and the sacrifices families have made.  Whatever our thoughts or position on war let’s focus on gratitude and appreciation for what we have and what people have done for us. Here are some […]

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