Monthly Archives: September 2015

How do You Recharge Your Batteries?

I’m watching the rain dancing on the deck, misty islands on the open Pacific, and listening to the pulsing thunder of the surf on the sand.  A lone runner is on the beach with her black lab enjoying an early … Continue reading

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Are You a Leader or a Manager?

This is a question that is sometimes a challenge for business.  Which one should it be, which is best? The definition I like is:  Managers manage things; Leaders inspire people. So which IS best?  Personally I would want a combination of … Continue reading

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Are You Networking or Exchanging Cards?

In writing this I looked up the definition of networking in various sources and found I did not like any of them as, for me, they missed the essence of what it is. As an employment counsellor I found that … Continue reading

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Technology – Friend or Foe?

Whether we have lived 15 years or 50 years, we have seen changes in technology.  These changes have altered our perceptions and realities of our lives. I grew up in an era where hardly anyone had a television, radio provided … Continue reading

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