Posts Tagged: leadership development

Imposter Syndrome aka “WTF am I doing here?”

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You just went through a vigorous interview process at a company that you were so excited about joining. You beat out all the other candidates due to your technical knowledge, amazing people skills and personality fit with the company. Your onboarding process starts and you are starting to settle in. You feel you have so far made the right decision. Your manager says, ok, now go run with it, we kno... continue reading >

Debunking the Myths of Leadership Coaching

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Coaching has really increased in popularity. As much as you sports buffs may think I’m talking about athletic coaching, I am speaking from a personal growth perspective. Simply put, coaching is personal training that helps professionals reach their career goals, no matter where they are in the workforce – entry-level, CEO, and everything in between. Much like how a personal trainer works y... continue reading >

2016: Year in Review

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Whatever your opinion of 2016, there’s no denying it was an eventful year: there were tragedies around the world, we lost many artists, contested political decisions reverberated across Britain and the US... Thankfully, the news isn’t all bad, especially for the Toronto tech ecosystem. In 2016, TechToronto reported that tech now accounts for 15% of all jobs in Toronto, providing 17% of ... continue reading >

Three Ways to Know When Coaching is Right for You

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As a certified coach, people often ask me how to know if they could benefit from coaching. Many think it’s just for executives and high-profile leaders they’ve heard use it, like Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg – and then they assume they aren’t senior enough or can’t afford it. Some think of coaching with its old stigma (“If I need a coach something is wrong with me”). Some confus... continue reading >