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Nine Ways to Boost Lateral Thinking for Writers

Can you boost lateral thinking? In my previous blog, I described how lateral thinking can be a resource for writers. It is that flash of insight, intuition or epiphany; that ‘eureka’ moment. Stress, lack of sleep or simply following the same routines everyday tends to shut it down. But it can be tamed, trained and [...]

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Lateral Thinking: Every Writer’s Resource

Instinct, epiphany, intuition, it’s that ‘aha’ moment we’ve all experienced. Lateral thinking is every writer’s resource where ideas and insights emerge suddenly and without warning. It’s the powerhouse of raw expression behind the mechanics of writing. For example, I’ve been working through the first draft of a short story whose end market (I hope) will [...]

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Meetup as a Tool for Leveraging your Personal Brand

As a young professional, I know the challenges of networking and finding the right places to be to leverage your personal brand in such a busy city like Toronto. Having lived here my whole life, I have the upper hand knowledge of knowing what works and what doesn't. Toronto, like any other city, is full [...]

By |August 7th, 2013|Personal Branding, personal development|0 Comments
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Interim Management – Reinventing Yourself as a Business Professional

I often think of interim management as the rite of passage. It’s that precipice you reach in your career where you've held a number of VP Roles and the full-time jobs are just not coming in. You look in the mirror and ask yourself, “Why isn’t any one hiring me? I still have it! I’ve [...]

You Have to be Present to Win

Many of us have heard this advice before. Why do I like it  so much? I like it because it means you don’t always have to be the smartest or the most skilled to win. As Woody Allen once said – “ 80% of success is just showing-up” I ran a webinar on leadership last [...]

By |March 18th, 2013|News, personal development, Sales|0 Comments

Change and Transition Part 3 – New Beginnings

Jeanet Lamoca - is a Co-Active Coach with 25 years of experience in Organizational and Leadership Development. In the book Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change, 2009, Dr. Bridges identifies three distinct phases of transition.  It is during these phases that the work of figuring out the new world and how to be in it [...]

By |February 6th, 2013|Executive Coaching, News, personal development|0 Comments

Change and Transition Part 2 – The Neutral Zone

Jeanet Lamoca - is a Co-Active Coach with 25 years of experience in Organizational and Leadership Development. In the book Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change, 2009, Dr. Bridges identifies three distinct phases of transition.  It is during these phases that the work of figuring out the new world and how to be in it [...]

By |January 30th, 2013|Executive Coaching, News, personal development|0 Comments

Change and Transition Part 1 – Endings

Jeanet Lamoca - is a Co-Active Coach with 25 years of experience in Organizational and Leadership Development. In the book Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change, 2009, Dr. Bridges identifies three distinct phases of transition.  It is during these phases that the work of figuring out the new world and how to be in it [...]

By |January 23rd, 2013|Executive Coaching, News, personal development|0 Comments