You’re smart and good at what you do. You’ve built out skills through your experience that would be an asset anywhere. And by choice or necessity you’ve realized it’s time to make a radical change in your career – but you’re struggling to figure out where to start. How do you decide which new career… Read more
Storytelling has earned its place as the most important tradition humans possess. How can we become great storytellers when those stories rely on data? What are those best practices on data visualization that we should follow and what are the pitfalls we should avoid? Attendees will learn what data visualization and data storytelling is all… Read more
Do you feel like your career path or leadership effectiveness is somehow hindered by your temperament? Are you overlooked for leadership roles because of your quiet nature? Do you feel overshadowed by your gregarious colleagues/competitors? Do you feel pressured to go against your authentic self to get recognized? You’re not alone – about 50% of the… Read more
At one point or another, many people have experienced feeling like a fraud or an impostor in our career. There are multiple ways to recognize impostor syndrome and triumph over self-sabotage by starting to develop a more empowering mental model and mindset. Don’t let impostor syndrome rob you of your self-worth or undervalue your skills,… Read more
Achieve your goals through a positive approach to perfectionism. Many of us have aspirations, and all of us can cite instances when we have not taken action towards these. If you tend towards perfectionism, your lack of action may be more common than you’d like. You may worry your work will not be good enough… Read more
The workplace is a complex adaptive system, connected through people and webs of relationships. Where people come together, and their needs compete, conflict will emerge. It is a natural by-product of engagement. So, how do we navigate workplace conflict and harness the best of it to support the system to thrive? What is the role… Read more
Knowing how to increase employee engagement remains elusive for many people managers at a time when more and more employees are craving career development in the workplace. What can you do in your job to increase employee engagement (for yourself or others), regardless of your position in an organization? How can you effectively retain Millennials… Read more
The legalization of cannabis in Canada in 2018 brought with it uncertainty for management and human resources professionals across the country. While many of the fears expressed in the build up to legalization have not materialized, those responsible for the development of safe and productive workplaces in Canada are still left with many unanswered questions…. Read more
It is estimated that Canada will experience a labour shortage of close to 2 million workers by 2031 (Miner, 2014). One way for employers to address this issue is to look for growth opportunities among groups who have historically been under-represented in the work force such as the untapped talent pool of persons with disabilities. This… Read more
Energy, in a human context, is your capacity to do work, play and be creative. It’s the foundation of our ability to perform at our best.
In this webinar, you’ll uncover what is draining your energy, and how you can create simple habits to restore and protect it. You’ll learn how to design deliberate practices that build your capacities, and apply this to your most important projects. You’ll walk away with a new perspective on how you work, and tangible actions that will enhance your productivity, creativity and collaboration.
Have you ever attended a professional event and felt nervous and awkward when starting a conversation with strangers? Perhaps you find it difficult to engage in small talk and end up wondering if the conversation was meaningful or impactful?
If you’ve ever wondered what to say, or how to network effectively, articulate your professional brand, and gracefully exit the conversation, this webinar is for you.
Join Katherine Lazaruk, BMus’93, BEd’95, as she shares three things to remember the next time you participate in a networking event and strategies of how to successfully navigate a party of two…or two thousand.
People are creatures of habit, associating change with risk and seeing it as something to fear. However, diving into the unknown can lead us to some of the best decisions of our careers, or lives. Nikola Girke, BHK’99, is a four-time Olympian in the sport of sailing and is one of only a few elite athletes who have achieved a top 10 in the world across three different sport disciplines. Hear Nikola’s story about how she made the transition from an athlete to a Certified Executive Coach by embracing emotions of change. Learn how she eased into the process of transitioning careers and how she has celebrated the change.