Manage Your Time to Break the Cycle of Busy

                  Manage Your Time to Break the Cycle of Busy We all know what it’s like to be busy in today’s fast-paced world but unfortunately, that often means feeling out of control.  To exacerbate the issue, people use being busy as a badge of honor.  We all […]

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Personality Tools: Myers-Briggs versus Enneagram

  Featured Whistler Question newspaper column, November 14, 2017: Personality Tools: Myers-Briggs versus Enneagram   For almost seventy-five years, the Myers-Briggs personality inventory has made Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types useful in people’s lives. The theory’s essence is that random variation in behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences […]

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How to Find The Perfect Job

Featured Whistler Question newspaper column, October 31, 2017: How to Find the Perfect Job Whistler’s employee shortages may put job seekers in a favorable position but showcasing yourself in the best possible light to potential employers will go a long way to securing a role that fits you perfectly. To do just that, here is […]

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Social Media and Online Defamation

Whistler Question newspaper column, August 8, 2017: Social Media and Online Defamation Have you noticed that communication on social media can be nasty and disrespectful? For whatever reason, people post comments to each other in condescending tones that belittle the opinions of others. And although it may be worse when those interacting don’t know each […]

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Eisenhower Matrix: A Productivity Tool to Get Things Done

Featured Whistler Question Column, November 29, 2016 ~ Eisenhower Matrix: A Productivity Tool to Get Things Done A couple weeks back, this Biz Strategies column (read it here) covered Stephen Covey’s 7 habits to be highly effective. And while his book on the topic is a blueprint to boost productivity, all too often people lack […]

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How to Win Business Awards

  Whistler Question Feature Column, October 4, 2016 ~HOW TO WIN BUSINESS AWARDS October is Small Business Month. This annual celebration recognizes the important contributions entrepreneurs make to the BC economy and to their local communities. Small businesses (those with less than 50 employees) comprise 98% of all businesses in British Columbia. With numbers like […]

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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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Must-Read Business Books to Achieve Success

The Lighthouse Beacon Blog March 2016 ~ Must-Read Business Books to Achieve Success What does your reading list look like? Any business books in that lineup? Studying some of the best business books is an optimal way to amp up your acumen. But with so many books on the market, how do you know what […]

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8 Steps to Successful Strategic Plans

Featured Whistler Question Column ~ January 26, 2016:  8 Steps to Successful Strategic Plans When January hits, the focus is often on setting personal goals but it’s important to carve direction for your business in the form of a strategic plan.   What is Strategic Planning? By definition, strategic planning is described as “an organization’s […]

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What is Your WORD or THEME for 2016?

Time to Choose Your WORD or THEME for 2016. While some people complain about the stresses of the holiday season, my energy actually soars. I embark on an annual ritual of reflecting on the past year and move in to planning mode for the coming year.  It’s a perfect fit for me because quite simply, […]

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