By Category: , Date:August 11, 2016

How do you deal with daily annoying fears?

You know that feeling when you know you’re about to face a super challenging situation and everything in your body is urging you to escape from it? And you hear that small voice inside saying: “You’re meant to face this, or else it’s gonna keep coming back to bite you in the *** until you learn from it”. But then running away comes back as the safest solution. Back and fourth, back and fourth. What do you do?? I faced this so many times! Ughhh! And I used to run away and let the situation come back and bite me in the ***.... View Article

By Category: Date:August 4, 2016

How Discrimination Impacts Us All

Have you noticed that there’s a lot of talk about gender equality these days, even more so now, with the US elections and the possibility of having a first female president of the United States? We had a really interesting discussion about gender equality and the importance of diversity in business and our society as a whole in yesterday’s podcast where I was a panelist. (If you missed it, here is the replay: Here’s my take on diversity, which I also brought up in yesterday’s discussion, and how I’ve experienced discrimination throughout my life.  I must say that I was fortunate to grow up in Canada,... View Article

By Category: Date:July 28, 2016

5 Steps to Get Over a Layoff

You’ve just been let go from your job, and it’s painful. “Why me?” “Do I really deserve this?” “Will people judge me?” “How long will I be in this situation?” “What should I do?” “Where do I begin?” These are all valid questions. You feel embarrassed, ashamed, and confused. Guess what? You’re not alone. Many have been laid off (including me) and it’s painful at first. BUT it doesn’t have to last forever. You can pick yourself up, bounce back, and make your layoff story a success story. I did it, and so can you. Here are 5 simple steps towards making your layoff a success story: 1.... View Article