Why SMART Goals are Important to Project Success

An important factor in taking your career to the next level is goal-setting, because objectives will keep you focused on important tasks and motivate you to strive for excellence. Goals will also improve your project’s success by setting smaller daily tasks to accomplish a larger objective. By writing your goals down and sharing them with … Continue reading “Why SMART Goals are Important to Project Success”

It Takes 10000 Hours to Become a Master – Have You Done Yours?

We all think we know about those instant success stories. People who wake up with one brilliant idea that not only changes the world in impressive ways but makes them billionaires overnight. It’s hard to believe… and maybe we shouldn’t believe it at all. When we hear one of those stories, it’s more likely that … Continue reading “It Takes 10000 Hours to Become a Master – Have You Done Yours?”

5 Mistakes People Make About New Years Resolutions

The beginning of a new year gives us such a tremendous opportunity to draw a line and start fresh. Most people take this opportunity and evaluate their performance, how successful they are, if they improved, how happy they are with themselves and life in general. Because accomplishing your New Year resolution depend a lot on … Continue reading “5 Mistakes People Make About New Years Resolutions”

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Further Your Career

Making changes in your life to improve yourself and your career can happen at any time; they should also happen at any time you notice yourself going off track. If you are not given to self-reflection, the advent of the new year is a good time to remember to do it. Reflection at year’s end … Continue reading “5 New Year’s Resolutions to Further Your Career”

On Setting Goals for Career Advancement

Once you have entered the professional world within any industry it is only natural that you want to advance in your career. For some this means taking a whole new direction within their chosen field and for others career advancement is all about becoming expert at what it is you already do. Many colleges around … Continue reading “On Setting Goals for Career Advancement”

5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back After A Career Setback

It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” -Epictetus We have all faced some type of career setback in our lives. Some of us experienced it during the 2008 Financial Crisis, or during the dot-com bubble in 2000, and some of us during the current oil crisis. Downsizing or … Continue reading “5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back After A Career Setback”

Staying Productive During the Winter Months

Winters are long. Too long in the Western Hemisphere!! And with winter comes shorter days, darker days, colder days and a loss in motivation. As a result productivity declines for most of us. I have felt this first hand over the past week. I already feel groggy,tired and unmotivated. I don’t think I need to … Continue reading “Staying Productive During the Winter Months”

Make THE 10X RULE your Operating Manual

As 2015 comes to a close in few weeks, I wanted to write about the idea/principle that has had the most significant impact on my life this year – THE 10X Rule. The concept was introduced to me by a friend one day over coffee. He was telling me about a book he recently read … Continue reading “Make THE 10X RULE your Operating Manual”

7 Ways I have Benefited from Waking Up Early

“The Early Bird Catches the Worm” – Anonymous “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy,wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin I am sure that you have read other quotes like these about the benefits of waking up early. I have too for years- yet I have struggled with this until my … Continue reading “7 Ways I have Benefited from Waking Up Early”

Lessons I learnt from Running a Marathon

In 2007 I read a magazine article – it was an interview with John Stanton,the founder of Running Room (Canada’s largest specialty sports retail store). The article was about his success as a Canadian Entrepreneur- how he was able to grow his business from his first store in his garage out of Edmonton to over … Continue reading “Lessons I learnt from Running a Marathon”