“No Problem” Is a Problem!

Do you make it seem as though anyone could do your job and do it well? If so, you’re doing yourself, your job, and your reputation a disservice. My husband, Warren, is joining ON THE RIGHT TRACK full-time this month. We’ve known for quite a while that he would finish his job as a project … Continue reading “No Problem” Is a Problem!

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Are you job-ready?

According to a recent survey, 91 per cent of millennials (born between 1977 and 1997) expect to stay in any given job for less than three years. For the more mature workers (born prior to 1977), the average is still just a little over four years. That means these young workers will have as many … Continue reading Are you job-ready?

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We’ve all got a lot to learn

It feels like a just a few years ago that it was my turn to enter kindergarten. Mrs. MacIntosh was my teacher and hero, and Mrs. MacDonald kept me safe on the bus ride to and from school. I still remember how nervous I was. Back then, I remember thinking that time moved very slowly—that … Continue reading We’ve all got a lot to learn

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Up a Creek – As a Team

A couple of weeks ago I went white water rafting down the mighty Ottawa River for the first time ever. I was excited and nervous all at once. It ended up being a fantastic experience. We went with my husband, Warren’s, office group. We had seven rafts of people and it turned out to be … Continue reading Up a Creek – As a Team

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Don’t Be Afraid to Say NO!

Help Me, Rhonda! I work in an office in which teamwork is the rule of the day. I really love that, but at the same time, I feel that I am often taken advantage of. I’m the person everyone goes to when they need something done.  Because of my personality and the teamwork concept I … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Say NO!

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I am so embarrassed…

I guess somewhere along the way I fell under the illusion that I should be perfect. My newsletter went out last month with five typos in it. I was mortified! Yes, my email program has a spell checker. Clearly I relied on it too much, however, and I shouldn’t have. I embarrassed myself and potentially … Continue reading I am so embarrassed…

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