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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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Newly Promoted, Now What?

There’s nothing quite like your first promotion to leadership. You’ve been recognized for your potential, your aptitude, your hard work, and more. But getting promoted to be a people leader is challenging, particularly when you haven’t been a boss before. You’re told to go out and “motivate” a team without really understanding how to do […]

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From Mediocre to Remarkable

Since Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, I haven’t been able to look at my career the same way. I was excited when booking myself a seat at the Art of Marketing Conference in Vancouver, BC – heck, Seth Godin was going to be speaking! I remember reading his book Tribes in university when completing my BA […]

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Are you Truly Listening?

Most people believe they are listening when others talk. But believing something doesn’t make it real. We live in a society where it’s not uncommon to read an incoming text or email while sitting across the table from someone. You may find yourself scanning the news while you’re on a conference call, or mentally preparing […]

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Are Your Connections Working For You?

Having a great network is one thing, but putting it to work for you is a separate talent. As a leadership coach I often see people who are concerned with being well-liked at work. Others spend inordinate amounts of time trying to connect with the higher ups. People that really get how to use their […]

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We Retain Just 25% of What We Hear, by Featured Writer: Lisa Martin

Sound expert and TEDTalker Julian Treasure believes, “We are losing our listening.” He says the visual and auditory cacophony that bombards us daily is wearing us thin. We’re too tired to listen. Our poor brains are overwhelmed with digital stimulation from our computer screens, smartphones, TVs and every imaginable form of advertising. Putting all of […]

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Are you a Great Connector?

Have you ever asked yourself the question, ‘Am I a great connector?’ This question is crucial if you want to shine as a leader in your organization and community.Being a great connector isn’t about knowing everyone in town or being a social butterfly. It’s not about wowing people with your personal network, charisma and talent. Great […]

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