Five templates and some advice on how to boost your resume

How to build a resume

by Jessica Gohier The use of resume templates has gained popularity among jobseekers. In today’s increasingly competitive environment, what better way to stand out from the crowd? The basic strategy is simple enough: move away from any run-of-the mill, outdated look! Go for creative resumes in which you can simply remove placeholder text and insert [...]

5 Tips to Better Time Management at work

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Last week, I was facilitating a Business Acceleration Conversation with a potential client to better understand their business, current landscape and realities, challenges, opportunities, etc.  As I was summarizing the meeting and asking what people liked most about it, I received one interesting question: “I always knew we were on a journey, I didn’t realize [...]

Four Reasons Why Recognition Isn’t so Common

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Last night I was in a Dale Carnegie training session where participants had to provide a report on how they’d used one of the Leadership principles over the past week.  One participant took a different approach to this assignment and provided a report on how someone used the Leadership Principle on him and on how [...]

One for All and All for One!

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This old adage, the motto of the Three Musketeers, perfectly embodies the philosophy of relay racing though, of course, living up to it is not always as easy as it sounds. Robert Esmie, Glenroy Gilbert, Donovan Bailey and myself, Bruny Surin, were four teammates but also four individual athletes with enormous ambition and unlimited aspirations. [...]