It's finally time to address the centre of your body in this third set of exercises designed for desk-sitting professionals. The main focus of this series has been strengthening the muscles that hold a proper posture while sitting at a desk - something that is difficult to concentrate on when you have important stuff to … Continue reading The Core Workout for Posture Correction
Sitting all day leads to atrophy of the muscles and an increased risk of injury, especially when combined with irregular or no exercise. Uh oh! The most common symptoms of this are stiff shoulders and/or neck, a sore upper and/or lower back, tight hamstrings and hips, and weak glutes. In the worst cases, you can … Continue reading The Lower Body Workout for Work-From-Home Warriors
The pandemic shifted many workouts to require less equipment and be more time-efficient due to reduced gym availability and opting to workout at home. Thanks to your New Years' fitness resolution, wherever you're choosing to stay active, it's likely you're noticing the benefits of your hard work: better sleep, improved metabolism, and better posture with … Continue reading The Upper Body Workout Circuit for Desk-Sitting Professionals
By now, we've been in work-from-home mode long enough for some bad habits to set in. I know I'm not the only one who has started to eat lunch in front of my computer! Last week, I STILL ate lunch in front of my computer… but not because I had too much to do. Instead, … Continue reading Relieving Work Fatigue When You Work From Home
Consulting is as the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it: "providing professional or expert advice". However, saying someone is a consultant is a very vague statement since there are so many areas that consultants can operate within. This article provides an introduction to consulting by briefly looking at internal vs. external consulting, as well as an overview … Continue reading So… What Is Management Consulting, REALLY?
I met with Gerry Akkerman, Director of Business Technology Programs and Projects at TransLink. The top 3 areas that we focused on were core leadership values, sources of leadership inspiration, and advice to his younger self. Gerry AkkermanImage Source: LinkedIn Our interview began with Gerry explaining his career pathway. He said that he didn’t have … Continue reading Spotlight: Gerry Akkerman and Leadership
Your hard work has paid off and you're now ready to take on your next career opportunity - congratulations! All that is left to do is to tie things up at your current gig. Every career girl should know that leaving an organization is an opportunity to demonstrate personal integrity. The way in which you … Continue reading How to Get a Job-Winning Reference
In the spirit of being a high achiever, you haven't gotten around to using your vacation time. I'm here to tell you that you are not doing yourself a favour by sitting on that mound of hours. Using your vacation time is better for you than you think; not only for your workplace wellness and … Continue reading Taking Your Full Vacation Balance Is Better for You Than You Think