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How to dream again

Did you once have a dream to go to medical school, run a marathon, start up your own business or become a CEO? Wherever you are in the journey of that goal, today’s guests may shed some light on achieving a new and better outcome. This week’s podcast is with Herman and Candy Zapp. They

How to find a great job

How often have you heard that networking is a great way to find the ‘best” jobs? When you hear the word networking, does it feel like someone is running their nails across a chalkboard. You might be thinking “not another tell-me-to-have-more-coffee-with-people-I-don’t-know” column.” I thought this week, I would bring a fresh and different perspective on

A millionaire by the age of 30

They don’t call it the American (or Canadian) dream for no reason. Most people graduate and dream one day of being financially independent and having total control over where they work and what they do. This week’s podcast is with Alan Corey. At the age of 22, Alan set a goal to become a millionaire

Success is your own damn fault!

I have a question for you. How do your personal actions affect your career? This week’s podcast is with New York Times best selling author Larry Winget. He has a new book out in paperback called "It’s Called Work For A Reason! – Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault”. I will preface my interview

2006 National Geographic Adventures of the year on designing a great life!

How would you like to row, row, row your boat across the Atlantic Ocean for 5 months? This week’s podcast is with Colin and Julie Angus. They are the first in my "green collar career" series. I will be sharing with you professionals who have found the fair trade between work, provision and the planet.

Chapters HR executive on finding great people!

Growing companies are in constant need of finding the right people for their team. This week’s podcast is with Tova White, Executive VP of Human Resources at Chapters/Indigo. I have been in a number of their stores over the years adding to my book collection. I am constantly impressed with the quality of people that

Three ways to risk-proof your career

Should you change roles? Should you change companies? Should you change your career? Each of these questions we ask ourselves at some point in our career. The answers involve decision making and risk management. This week’s podcast is with Michael Ungar, an international expert in resilience and risk, the author of Too Safe for Their

Cartoonist Lynn Johnston shares 5 keys on how to have a career – for better or worse!

Well, if you are like millions of Canadians, you start your day by reading the newspaper and most likely checking out the comic section. This week’s podcast is with Lynn Johnston, the creator of the comic strip "For Better or for Worse". How would you like to spend your days doodling? "For Better or for

Two simple ways to help you stop procrastinating right now!

Procrastination is something that we deal with in our professional and personal lives. Our own ability to get a handle on this is key to our long-term career success. In fact, doing what we say we will do when we say we will do it is key. This week’s podcast is with Dr. Tim Pychyl

Do you feel stuck in your career?

Do you feel stuck in your career? Why can’t it be a Freedom 35 plan? This week’s podcast is with New York Times best-selling author Timothy Ferriss. His book, The 4 Hour Work Week, has been a runaway success. He shares his insight on how to define your own career path and live a balanced