Curtailing the Constant Complainers in Your Life: How to Turn Complainers Into Explainers

Curtailing the Constant Complainers in Your Life: How to Turn Complainers Into Explainers

Tired of the whiners, complainers, gripers and groaners in your workplace? Negative employees are an all-too-common anchor around the neck of too many work teams. 

Uplift your coworkers

Uplift your coworkers

Your coworkers benefit from the attitudes of those around them. Share a positive attitude with your coworkers. Having a more positive attitude can help you and others feel better about whatever is going on in life at the time.

You Have to BE YOURSELF

You Have to BE YOURSELF

Following on the heels of my appearance article, and in a number of my talks, I’m confronted by people who seem to think that, because I’m suggesting that you care about your appearance, I’m also suggesting that you need to be someone you are not. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Your Appearance Matters – How to Make the Most of Your Executive Presence

Your Appearance Matters – How to Make the Most of Your Executive Presence

I’ve got good news for you. 15 per cent of your success is based on your skill set. The bad news is no one sees your knowledge, skills and abilities when you walk through the door. What are you doing to maximize the 85 per cent of your success that is based on your presence?

Time fly's when you're helping others

Time fly's when you're helping others

We can’t believe it’s been a year already since Tom Watson won the Inaugural SOS International Foster Award! Being the first to win an award so prestigious and personal is not only an honour but a privilege.

Social Support is the Key to Staying Happy, Fighting Stress and Finding the Funny in Life

Social Support is the Key to Staying Happy, Fighting Stress and Finding the Funny in Life

Study after study has found that social support is key when it comes to fighting stress and staying happy. And when it comes to the role of humor, there’s a critically important chicken and egg relationship.

Tips for Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Tips for Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Not Working for You? Improve Your Profile in Five Easy Steps!

Getting to be a Rockstar on LinkedIn is a lot easier when you show up well and it starts with having a good profile. More people than ever are searching for jobs and qualified people on LinkedIn and getting connected to professional opportunities and you want to make sure you’re seen.

Love Your Hobby? Here's How to Turn it Into a Business

Love Your Hobby? Here's How to Turn it Into a Business

Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life. While that’s what we are told, very few people do what they love as a career. That being said, it is completely feasible to turn your beloved hobby into a full-on career. Whether it’s pottery, fashion, cooking, sports or whatever else, there is a business opportunity out there waiting for you. 

Survey Reveals Top Financial Concern of Today's Retirees

Survey Reveals Top Financial Concern of Today's Retirees

Prior to my talk at a recent speaking engagement, I walked around the room, consisting mostly of retirees and pre-retirees, asking everyone what they considered to be their top financial concerns. My unofficial survey results revealed the top two concerns being, not surprisingly, the fear of running out of money and poor or declining health. During my talk, I shared with the group a way to have increased confidence about the long-term outlook of your retirement money using what we call a Nest Egg Stress Test.