7 Tips to Break the Procrastination Habit

Featured  Whistler Question newspaper column ~ July 12, 2016 The dog days of summer are here and all too often, the desire to get things done at work falls by the wayside. Putting off important tasks can lead to a productivity slump but breaking that procrastination habit can actually free you to enjoy more of […]

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Elements of Great Company Culture

Whistler Question Featured Newspaper Column ~ June 28, 2016:  Elements of Great Company Culture When asked if where they work has a good culture, people often default to yes and back that up with – “the people are wonderful”.  And although the team around you might be terrific, people are actually the last piece that […]

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How to Resolve Conflict

Featured Column in Whistler Question newspaper ~ June 14, 2016:     How to Resolve Conflict Workplaces have individuals with different styles and personalities, making occasional conflict inevitable. All too often, people are not given techniques to effectively resolve conflict and consequently, they may resort to avoidance. The Impact of Unresolved Conflict However, that comes […]

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Top Tips for the Optimal Conference Experience

Featured Whistler Question Newspaper Column ~ May 31, 2016:  Top Tips for the Optimal Conference Experience More than ever before, it is vital to stay current in this fast-changing business world. And you don’t even have to leave the office to do that. You can garner much needed knowledge from reading blogs, listening to podcasts, […]

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6 Tips to Celebrate Your Success

  Featured Column in Whistler Question newspaper ~ May 17, 2016:   6 Tips to Celebrate Your Success Lighthouse Mentor Network just had a celebratory party to wrap up another round of mentor groups. Afterwards, it occurred to me how strange it would have felt to skip the ritual of celebrating everyone’s amazing achievements. Celebrating […]

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How to Make Good Decisions

  Whistler Question Featured Column ~ May 3, 2016:  How to Make Good Decisions   Are you decisive? Do you make good decisions? Are those two different things? They certainly can be. Decision-making is an essential skill for everyone. If you make timely decisions that lead to successful outcomes, this powerful quality makes you a […]

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Dealing with Grief in the Workplace

Featured Column in the Whistler Question newspaper ~ April 19, 2016: Dealing with Grief in the Workplace   Whistler invites people from all over the world to our Resort but often isn’t recognized as a community. However, that sense of community is evident when we are pulled together through the harsh realities that life throws […]

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Signage for Your Business

Featured Column in Whistler Question ~ April 5, 2016:  Signage for Your Business Do you remember the 1970’s song, ‘Signs’ by The Five Man Electrical Band? The lyrics went like this: “Signs, signs – everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery. Breaking my mind. Do this! Don’t do that! Can’t you read the signs?” This […]

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Top Tips for Conducting Online Meetings

Featured Whistler Question Column – March 22, 2016 ~ Top Tips for Conducting Online Meetings Meetings can chew up a lot of time in a week. In fact, it is estimated that there are 25 million meetings per day in the United States and 15 per cent of an organization’s collective time is spent in […]

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International Women’s Day 2016

Featured Column in Whistler Question newspaper March 8, 2016 ~ International Women’s Day 2016 International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual event that has celebrated the social, economic and political achievements of women for more than a century. It also shines a spotlight on the need for greater equality that still remains today. In 1911, […]

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