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Category: career success

personal brand

How your personal brand advances or hinders your reputation in the workplace

Azadeh Yaraghi is an insightful brand strategist, marketing expert, speaker, #1 bestselling author, and founder of Gogo Telugo Creatives Inc.  She is also my professional colleague and my friend.  I am so excited about the guest post she has penned

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solving problems

How are you solving problems? By trial or by effort?

Solving problems is an important part of your role as a leader.  If you have to solve a problem, the approach that takes the least effort is to try possible solutions until you find one that works.  If a solution

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artificial intelligence

Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) steal your job?

Ever since ChatGPT has become a topic of everyday conversation, I repeatedly get asked whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the ability to change the employment landscape.  Will AI steal my job?  Am I going to become obsolete before I am

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love your job

Do you (still) love your job?

My latest column in The Globe and Mail posted online on Friday.  And, no different than any other time, I’m so excited to tell you about it! As we kick off the new year this month, I know that many

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Want to know how to get promotions? Get tagged as a HiPo

In my leadership development consultancy, I frequently work one-on-one with employees in a mentoring relationship.  And one of the questions I am often asked, particularly by those fairly young in their careers, is how to get promotions.  And the answer

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negative criticism

Negative criticism – how to tell the useful from the useless

Criticism can be hard to take.  Even if it is well-meaning, it can hurt.  And if it is unkind, it is even worse.  What should you do?  React or ignore it?  Respond or walk-away?  Act on it or disregard it. 

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