When I worked in finance, I always had a succinct answer to the standard small talk question “so, what do you do?”.
StrengthsFinder 2.0 By Tom Rath 174 pp. Gallup Press. $25 CAD (online at Amazon.ca) or $15 USD (online at Amazon.com). [I’m pretty sure the exchange rate isn’t THAT bad, but there you have it.]
It’s been five years since I decided to apply to Algonquin College’s ODAN program. Five. Years. It’s been three years since I graduated. I’ve felt like I’ve been flying by the seat of my pants since then, constantly working my way up the learning curve of new roles and a new industry.
As I make my way through grading 25 marketing and small business proposals, here are three lessons learned from my first term of teaching:
Throughout my audit and finance career, I was part of some high-functioning, productive teams and part of some pretty dysfunctional teams. What made some of them more successful than others?
Happy anniversary, Canada. Thanks for being so good to me. For a selection of my favo(u)rite Canadian posts, read on:
It’s not what you think.
In the immortal words of Butthole Surfers’ Pepper, “you never know just how you look through other people’s eyes.”
I’m proud of my little business. It’s still hard for me to believe I’ve worked at this freelancing gig for two years now, wearing as many hats I have – marketer, salesperson, bookkeeper, accountant, project manager. If freelancing is something you’ve been thinking about jumping into, here are my top three tips to set you up forContinue reading “Three Tips and Tools for New Freelancers”
It’s a lovely feeling to walk into an industry event and neither feel like a fraud nor have fear and shyness paralyze me. It’s been a phenomenon for me a few times this spring now.