How are you spending your time?

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When was the last time you wished there was more time in each day? I don’t want to feel like I have to optimize every minute in the day. I’m just trying to figure out if there is a simple change or two that I can make to reclaim some wasted time in my day. […]

Attention women: Ignore the glass ceiling (we have other problems at work)

As Published in Vancity Buzz on March 6th, 2015. Women who entered the workforce after the baby boomers have a lot to be thankful for. It’s easy to take for granted that many women before us worked hard to break down gender barriers. We are blissfully unaware that several well-established Canadian companies did not have […]

How to Break Free and Make the Brave Choice

As Published in Vancity Buzz on February 19th, 2015. When you feel stuck, it takes all your effort to keep your head above water. It is no way to live for any length of time. It may be a job that is sucking the life out of you, a relationship that you know needs to […]

Warning: “Hanging in There” is Destroying Your Health

As Published in Vancity Buzz on January 28th, 2015. Sucking it up is highly overrated. We operate in a society where it seems as if there is some secret committee that hands out awards for people who work through any sickness, embrace sleep depravation or race through the work day without eating. It took me […]

The Zen of Saying No

As published in Vancity Buzz January 19th, 2015. Think of how much simpler your life would become: I think that you should…  No. Are you free to join us…  No. I was hoping you would help me with…  No. If you are a people pleaser, those scenarios probably seem traumatic to you. The thought of responding […]

5 Career Warning Signs Every Successful Woman Should Know

As published in Huffington Post October 28th 2014. Last December, I walked away from a six-figure job where I managed a billion-dollar book of business in the financial industry. I had nearly killed myself to get that job. It was a major stepping stone to senior management and everything I wanted in a job. I was […]