This is a true story of when I lost my job due to a lay off and the feelings, emotions, struggles and challenges I experienced when faced with losing my role. (Spoiler alert- there is a happy ending to this story- thanks to my former employer, who chose to do the right thing for me […]Read More
Leadership development is an important concept no matter who you are. Which of these scenarios do you identify with? You are a leader that is trying to strategize ways to increase organizational employee engagement and retention. Or maybe you are a manager of teams that wants to enable their employees to continue to advance to […]Read More
“I got this.” Words of Wisdom from a 4-year-old When I thought about writing this post related to self-confidence, I kept racking my brain for famous quotes and words of advice from inspirational leaders. I then realized that the inspiration was living under my roof and under four feet tall. My 4-year old daughter has […]Read More
Let’s be honest, many, if not most, would agree that the concept “Career Advancement made easy” is a pipe dream. Thinking about career advancement may evoke resentful feelings of hopelessness and frustration at not finding a future role or work culture in which they feel valued and fulfilled. Career advancement looks different to everyone. For many, […]Read More
Having worked in my HR role for two years I was eager to advance to the next level. Given my successful performance track record, I felt fairly confident that I would be the selected candidate for the internal promotion I had applied to. When I found out that I did not receive the promotion, I […]Read More
“If you tie your self worth to your career, the successes and failures you experience will directly affect your self-worth.” Anne Wilson (professor of psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University) When I considered a career transition out of the HR profession, I initially feared that once I was no longer in a role as an HR […]Read More
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“Trust the process.” – Anonymous For the past three years, one of my kiddos has struggled with some less-than-great eating habits. Her pediatrician was unconcerned and told me to just wait it out. But as a mother who values the six main food groups, I started her in OT at the age of 2. At a […]Read More