Career Derailer

Rob Ford: Oops, he did it again…and again…and again…

“Wow, I’m really surprised that another video of Rob Ford possibly smoking illegal narcotics has just emerged”, said no Torontonian ever.  As our embattled Mayor takes a “pause” on his re-election campaign to deal with his substance abuse issues (which, by the way, I commend him for doing), there is an instructive lesson here for …

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Mid-career blues: Are Xers being sidelined?

At one of our Spring executive events, panelist Paul Ronan of Ontario Parks spoke of windows of opportunity.  Sometimes a window will open and then close again really quickly.  One of the keys, from Paul’s view, to managing your career is to know when to go through these windows and seize new opportunities.  In watching several …

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