lessons learned

Can lessons learned in 2020 improve our workplaces?

There were a lot of lessons learned in 2020. Some people discovered something new about themselves. Some found an inner strength and drew on their resilience. Others acknowledged the fragility of health – both physical and mental. Many of us have been shaken by uncertainty – our societal bonds, our economy, our income, our healthcare […]

storytelling

Storytelling is the career superpower your clients need to master

Being able to deliver a compelling career story will help jobseekers identify their value and communicate it to employers Alastair MacFadden Contemplating a path through an uncertain future can be agonizing. For students and workers, it can be particularly uncomfortable. They are bombarded with information and advice. From the future of work to the impact […]

grief and anxiety

Managing grief and anxiety in difficult times

I’m hearing a lot from folks who are really feeling the weight of social isolation with this new COVID-19 reality.  Some were feeling like they were managing and suddenly feel like they’ve been blindsided by emotions. Others share that it’s been hard but now, nearly two months in, they’re barely coping. Then, of course, there […]

social isolation

How introverts and extroverts can manage through social isolation

You may have heard the joke that staying home sheltering in place is what introverts have been training for their whole lives.  Or the meme asking introverts to please check on extroverted friends because they are not okay with social distancing. While it’s true that facing social isolation is arguably harder on extroverted personalities in […]