7 Signs You Could Be Under-Earning

  Are you Under-Earning? You might be under earning – earning less than your worth – even if you make over six figures! How do you know if you are?  There are several signs of under-earning, some common and some not so common. Barbara Stanny defines an Under-Earner as “someone who makes less than she […]

Contract Negotiation Basics for IT Consultants

I was interviewed recently by Insureon for my contract negotiation tips for IT Consultants.  I was impressed by the listening skills of my interviewer, Joshua Scott, as  he captured my comments accurately. Here is the article posted on Insureon’s blog: Client Contract Negotiation Basics for IT Consultants Talking with people can be scary. Talking with business people […]

3 Ways Your Mindset is Holding Your Success Hostage

Guest Post by Melanie Benson Strick   Even though you are doing everything right – you have your plan, schedule your day with activities designed to move you closer to your goal, hire the best coach to motivate and inspire you – you just can’t seem to get into focused action. A gremlin has been […]

The Legend of The Tall Poppy

Have you heard about The Tall Poppy? She grew from a small poppy, just like all the other poppies in the field. Just like them, she was colourful, graceful, delicate even – yet strong as she gently bent with the breeze. As she grew tall, she kept reaching up to the brilliant sun. Even on […]

Take a Holiday From Your Inner Critic

Delighted to share this Guest Post from my friend and colleague, Tana Heminsley, over at Authentic Leadership Global. This Holiday season, we invite you to step back from the sometimes frenetic pace of the visiting, the baking, the cooking, the shopping, and invite a little more ease and compassion into your space, into your inner […]

Rich Thinking: Money, Work and Self-Worth

Originally published March 12, 2012 Money, Work and Self-Worth The title of the Careers column in this Saturday’s Globe and Mail Careers caught my eye over brunch: “Money, work and the value of self-worth: If you want financial independence, and recognition for your talents, keep talking about compensation“. The author, Leah Eichler, acknowledged that, like […]