Did you get the raise or bonus you wanted?

Does money make you happy? It’s raise and bonus season and the research is showing that a raise isn’t going to make you happy or satisfied! Here is some compelling research and what you should be doing instead of fighting for more money. Christopher is the Chief Value Officer and Founder of Change My Life Coaching and Co-Founder of Change My Business Coaching and the Healthy Transformations Weight Loss & Inflammation Reduction Program.  Change my Life Coaching is a fast growing … Read more

Top 7 Characteristics of a Great Networker

So, what exactly are the best characteristics of a great networker? Out of 3400 surveys (57% men and 43% women), the majority of the respondents were between ages of 30 and 59.  Respondents were asked about 20 different characteristics on networking. They were asked specifically what the top behaviours they would like to see in a great networker.   From this, BNI identified the Top 7 Characteristics.  This one was presented in our networking group by … Read more

[VIDEO] I Don’t Agree With Video Interviewing: Here is why…

There was something that didn’t quite sit right with my soul when I heard that video interviewing was going to be the wave of the future. In preparation for an upcoming 5-week video series on Mastering The Video Interviewing Process, I struggled to figure out what was bothering me. But now I know why. It hit me like a hammer on the top of my head in the middle of the night and this video … Read more

Are you an Over-Thinker? A process for people who call themselves “Over-Thinkers”!

In all honesty, I do not believe that there is such a thing as an “over-thinker” or “over-thinking”. Some people need to process differently than others but that doesn’t mean that all thinking is useful. I think Einstein and Da Vinci were probably great thinkers. They likely spent a lot of time simply thinking. I do not think we afford ourselves those same opportunities any longer with the internet and access to instant answers we … Read more

Tips to make your resume stand out

When applying for a job, you’re counting on your experience, skills and personality to land you that dream job. However, before you get the opportunity to meet a potential employer, your resume must be unique enough to get you called in for an interview. Hiring managers receive hundreds of resumes, so it’s best if yours lands on top of the pile. Your resume is the most important tool in the job application process and is … Read more

The 3 Types of Resumes: Which is Right For You!

As a job seeker, writing a great resume involves different stages. There’s the initial planning, deciding keywords, identifying formats, listing of accomplishments, and finishing up with the style and design. All of these stages are crucial to writing a great resume and the order in which they are approached can contribute greatly to the quality of your resume.  One of the most important decisions to make when writing a great resume is to determine the … Read more

[VIDEO] Do You Need This Candidate – Highly Skilled Professional Admin

Please check out this candidate profile. Karmal is a highly skilled professional Administrator and Executive Assistant. You can read the transcript below as well. Transcript Karmal – I think for me is I enjoy the research and the analytical background stuff. Christopher – So Karmal, what is your chosen profession? Karmal – So my last career was an executive assistant, so I’m very versed in administrative side of things, and the computer side of things, and … Read more

100% Success for New Years Goal Setting: Get Started Right NOW!

Happy New Year! It’s time to get started on your New Years Goals. If you want 100% Success for your New Years Goals here is what you need to do. Choose a goal setting model. There are so many goal setting models out there so I’m going to keep this super simple: PICK ONE AND STICK WITH IT!  My personal favourite is our own “Get Motivated, Stay Focussed” model. If you’d like to learn more … Read more

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

I personally wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday and Happy New Year from Change My life Coaching (and my cute doggy, his name is Hiro). He’s already for his Corporate Christmas Party with his christmas business tie. Want to know more about Hiro He lives a super biz life. Has no time for shenanigans, but is the purveyor of all shenanigans. Loves Greenies and pig ears. He is 7 years old and … Read more

Why Your Employees will Never Trust you

Have you ever felt that your employees do not trust you? Well, you’re definitely not alone. Feelings of trust towards managers, team leaders, CEOs have fallen in recent years. Edelman Trust Barometer statistics revealed that average trust in organizations is at an all-time low of 52 percent. The issue of trust in the workplace and organizations has been attracting a lot of attention lately as there seem to be no imminent changes in the statistics. … Read more