Career Transition

Checking All The Boxes

Dr. Curtis L. Odom | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Business
Dr. Curtis L. Odom

I was coaching someone yesterday and we started talking about visionary leadership. We were looking at her 360 results and it was pretty clear to me t...

Training Employees? Take Tips From a Coach

Dr. Curtis L. Odom | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Business
Dr. Curtis L. Odom

Good coaches have a special quality about them. They are able to get you to a place where you feel confident enough to take on a challenge or comfortable enough to confront an issue. If you are thinking about moving your career along, or are thinking about how to coach someone who is ready to jump, keep in mind the following tenets.

Why You Shouldn't "Do What Makes You Happy" in Business

Gerry Som | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Business
Gerry Som

There is an inherent flaw in the sentence "Do what makes you happy." People usually choose their initial career paths around the age of 18 -- does every person continue to enjoy doing the same for the rest of his or her life?Happiness is not my ultimate goal. Failure, however, is my ultimate deterrent. I simply do not want to live pay-cheque to pay-cheque in Canada or end up unsuccessful, a decade from now.