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How Perception and Reputation Build Success

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

  Image perception and reputation are key components of your success. They’re supported through the goal process, so defining them becomes an interesting thing. So, how do you define it? How do you look at these things? How do you think about them? What people see leads to how they feel. Emotions are tied into it, and it all happens in the blink of an eye.   How are you perceived? Of course, we all know that having a strong reputation and being perceived in a positive light is very good for business. Conceptually, I know that and you know that. But how do we make it real? Perceptions can be...

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Master Self Care to Change Your Life

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in career coaching, counselling Victoria BC | 0 comments

  Your Self. Most of us we are far better at taking care of what’s happening outside than what’s happening inside.  But is that really the way it should be? Not knowing yourself is like not knowing your own reflection.  And not taking care of yourself is like not taking care of a loved one. You matter, and caring for yourself matters. There’s a health company called Nikken speaks about the 5 Pillars of Health. The 5 Pillars of Health are foundational things—healthy body, mind, family, society and finances—that can help you develop goals and direction in those key areas....

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A Little Guide to Setting Life Changing Goals

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

  You’ve probably thought about your goals before. Probably even a lot! Sometimes you’ve achieved them and sometimes you haven’t.  The success or failure of our goals hinges on a number of variables.  Fortunately there are some overpowering ones we can control.   Your Mindset Isn’t Everything … But It’s a Lot! Do you want to make changes or enhancements in your life? Would you like to be happier and healthier and wealthier? Your answer is probably something along the lines of … “well, of course I do!”  You wouldn’t be here if you...

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8 Ways Effective Communication Can Change the Course of Your Career

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

We all want to be great communicators. After all, business is all about creating and maintaining relationships, be it with fellow coworkers or clients. But while we all communicate on a daily basis, are we really doing it effectively? In most cases, it’s communication—or lack thereof—that gets in the way of teamwork, productivity and ultimately career success. That said, here are a few ways to improve communication in the workplace: Photo courtesy of Celestine Chua. Voice Your Opinion Contrary to popular belief, expressing a difference in opinion can actually help your career. It takes...

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Identifying Communication Styles to Improve Your Career

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

How to Master Your Communication for Career Advancement by Understanding Communication Styles Is good communication ever a bad thing?  That may seem like an odd question.  But it’s important to consider. It’s important because most people don’t take communication very seriously.  And, if they do it tends to be in regards to their family and maybe their friends.  But if it works there, why don’t we focus more on our communication in the places we work? It’s because it takes some effort.  But you’re not here because you are just looking for the easiest road....

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You Know Mindset Affects Your Life … But How Does It Affect Your Career?

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

“Man is not a circle with a single center; he is an ellipse with two focii. Facts are one, ideas are the other.” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables It’s likely that you’ve considered your mindset as it relates to your every day life.  If you’re anything like most people, you’ve thought about it … thought it might be nice to be like that, then you’ve moved on.  Maybe you’ve taken it a few steps further and watched a few Tony Robbins interviews. Don’t get me wrong, I love Tony Robbins, but if your mindset doesn’t change your...

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