There is something incredibly liberating and transformative about being someone else. A shy woman may choose to dress up in a wonder woman costume to attend a Halloween party, giving her the opportunity to feel and display confidence. A trait she normally doesn’t assert. A man may choose Batman attire to summon the courage to [...]
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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Concordia Community about optimal performance in a seminar called Tiny Tweaks, transformative results. The material is based on research from the fields of Athletics, Management, and Neuroscience and explores what it takes to become world class, and the practices employed by people who achieve radical success. [...]
The answer may surprise you: It’s actually both! In this blog I’m going to define and discuss, PERMA, the 5 building blocks of what makes for a happy life. I want you to think about incorporating some of these building blocks into your life in an attempt to move along the happiness continuum. The [...]
Frustrated because your male colleagues are moving up and you are being left behind? "I would never ask for [a bonus]. If it wasn't freely given, I wouldn't ask for it. I might gripe about it at home, but that would be the extent of it." Marcela, nuclear engineer "I tend to think people are pretty [...]
Did you know that both men and women penalize women for negotiating aggressively? So you are planning on negotiating with your boss for a salary increase. You have been with your current organization for over 6 years, you have a proven track record of bringing in sales and clients love your work. You did a [...]
For the past 15 years I have been teaching at the University level and developing and facilitating soft skills seminars and workshops for businesses across Canada. During this time I have noticed that students and employees alike are struggling with emotional concerns, communication challenges and a host of mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, [...]
I know. I get it. The economy, the high rate of youth unemployment and the investment you made in your child’s education (which you have convinced yourself will never reap dividends because of the economy), not only keeps you up at night, but has you hovering over your kids in order to keep them safe, [...]
Friends you cannot land a job sitting in your apartment contemplating what it is that you want to do with the rest of your life. Don’t get me wrong. Reflection is a very important part of figuring out what you want to do after university. But rarely will you land a job just surfing the [...]
Congratulations to all my students graduating from Concordia University. For those not yet graduating, congratulations on completing yet another academic year. This time of year seems to evoke a great deal of apprehension in new graduates as they try and navigate the transition from school to work. It can be scary, overwhelming, and confusing. One of [...]
On June 7, 2016 I finally crossed the stage and graduated along with my fellow John Molson School of Business, JMSB, colleagues. I was also lucky to share the day with some of my students, making it an even more special event. To the class of 2016, I am incredibly proud of all your accomplishments. [...]