Podcast

Soft skills – The # 1 way to advance your career. Leading soft skills expert & author Mark Jeffries shares his wisdom

What is the number one reason that people will choose you and your products/services over your competitors’? Well according to Workforce.com, 67% of managers would hire an applicant with strong soft skills, even if their technical skills were lacking. This week’s podcast is with Mark Jeffries. He is the author of of What’s Up With

Work-life balance for real people. Laura Bickle, Editor of Ignite Magazine & Launi Skinner CEO of First West Credit Union & former President of Starbucks

You can listen to the podcast from our webinar on work-life balance with Launi Skinner CEO of First West Credit Union & former President of Starbucks North America, and Laura Bickle, Editor of Ignite Magazine. They shared their thoughts and advice on this important topic from both an employer’s and individual’s perspective. Sit back, relax

Richard St. John | The 8 Traits That Lead to Great Career Success | Lessons from Harry Rosen, Robert Munsch & Rick Mercer

Pause and take a sip of your coffee. Are you successful? OK, feel free to take another sip as you ponder that light question. In my coaching practice, one of the key challenges clients face is finding their very own answer to this question. This week’s podcast is with Richard St. John best selling author

PODCAST WITH NANCY ANCOWITZ | SELF-PROMOTION FOR INTROVERTS – THE QUIET GUIDE TO GETTING AHEAD

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Last week we had a terrific event with our friends at HigherBracket. In our Q&A time with Trish Barbato, we had the “I” question. “I hear lots about networking and self-promotion, but I am an introvert.” This week’s podcast is with business communication coach Nancy Ancowitz author of Self-Promotion

Adria Vasil- Best selling author of Ecoholic shares how to green your career

Adria Vasil Now Magazine columnist and best selling author of Ecoholic. Alan interviews her on the different ways that you can green your career and your company. Sit back relax and learn! Podcast: Play in new window | Download

How to spread a rumor – Professor Nicholas DiFonzo author of The Watercooler effect

This morning, as you gathered around the watercooler, you may have already started one, you may have been the subject of one – a rumor. This week’s podcast is with Professor Nicholas DiFonzo, author of The Watercooler Effect. He is the leading world expert on why rumors spread. In some ways, I have always thought

How to find the sweet spot in your career | Being paid to be who you are…| Joanna Track founder of SweetSpot.ca

Joanna Track founder of SweetSpot.ca shares how she found the right mix for career success for her. Joanna shares her own journey from employee to entrepreneur, the lessons she has learned and her advice on how to find your own sweetspot! Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Sean Pronger – NHL professional shares his career transition from the NHL to a new career

What if you have CareerJoy, but you can longer perform that function anymore, what would you do? Everyone is going to make a transition at some point in their career. Sean Pronger played in the NHL for 10 years & was ready to retire – what’s next? Sean shares his experience in identifying transferable skills,

When is the right time to quit? What is the best way to quit? Best-selling author Karen Burns shares her advice.

When is the right time to quit? When is too soon, or too late? Wondering if it is time to move on? This is one of the most important decisions that you will need to make in managing a successful career. This week’s podcast is with Karen Burns author of The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl: Real Life

Why work sucks & how to fix it | Podcast with Jodi Thompson co-author of Why Work Sucks & How to Fix It.

Are you micromanaged and feeling stressed about managing your time while at work? Do you work in an environment founded on the idea that being present = productivity? A lot has been said in recent years about finding work-life balance, about finding ways to enjoy both your career and your life. This week’s podcast is with Jody