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Feeling Successful Requires That You Pursue ‘Success, Differently’

Success is a mass marketed achievement. It is the way our culture has come to describe the tangible circumstances that culminate into the story of our lives. And in an increasingly commoditized world, your challenge is to create Success, Differently. One very simple word captures our attention. And yet, as simple as it seems, “success” […]

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Five Basic Truths That Will Keep You Focused On Generating Results

In working with my clients over the past decade, I’ve discovered that those with the most success understand and apply Five Basic Truths that keep them focused on generating results… 1)  Stay true to who you are: In matters of style, swim with the current;  in matters of principle, stand like a rock.  – Thomas […]

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Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Three short years ago, I was an individual that filled the prototypical mould of young professionals my age. I was a person that had meticulously planned life over the next five years, and created succinct, well-developed ‘5-year plans’ that I hoped would help me in my professional life. I was led to believe that having […]

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Event Re-Cap: Wealthy and Wise

On May 19th, I attended the event “Wealthy and Wise” with speakers David Chilton and Arlene Dickinson – who most recently were featured as cast members on CBC’s hit show, “Dragon’s Den.” Peter Legge, President and CEO of Canada Wide Magazines and Communications, offered some opening remarks and stories, as well. Although this nearly 2 and a half […]

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Be Memorable, Be Remembered

With my education finally in the rearview, I found this moment to be a critical juncture, not only to reflect on my own career goals, but to reflect on the qualities and elements that have allowed me to successfully get to this point (of course, with some teeth-pulling and face-in-pillow-screaming along the way!). I had […]

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Event Review: GradusOne Launch Event

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the launch event for GradusOne, a new program designed to help young adults navigate the various steps towards a fledgling career. Co-founders Sam Thiara and Manny Padda have endeavoured to create a program that facilitates the success of young adults through mentorship, career-oriented workshops, panels, and networking. […]

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Sewing Seeds for Future Growth

The world is full of connections. When I say this, I mean that when you are introduced to someone through a friend or contact, their network will most likely have at least someone in it who you already know, and dozens of others who are just a mutual aquaintance away. The problem is, when you meet […]

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WCT Event Recap: Experts Share Best Leadership Advice Ever Received

The BC chapter of Women in Communications & Technology (WCT) hosted the first of their Lessons in Leadership Series, “The Best Advice I Ever Got,” in the beautiful Chartwell Room at the Four Seasons Vancouver on May 28. After a networking hour complete with cocktails and delicious canapés, a panel of three high-profile Vancouverites shared […]

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