Posts by Gcounsel

Master Self Care to Change Your Life

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in career coaching, counselling Victoria BC | 0 comments

  Your Self. Most of us we are far better at taking care of what’s happening outside than what’s happening inside.  But is that really the way it should be? Not knowing yourself is like not knowing your own reflection.  And not taking care of yourself is like not taking care of a loved one. You matter, and caring for yourself matters. There’s a health company called Nikken speaks about the 5 Pillars of Health. The 5 Pillars of Health are foundational things—healthy body, mind, family, society and finances—that can help you develop goals and direction in those key...

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8 Ways Effective Communication Can Change the Course of Your Career

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

We all want to be great communicators. After all, business is all about creating and maintaining relationships, be it with fellow coworkers or clients. But while we all communicate on a daily basis, are we really doing it effectively? In most cases, it’s communication—or lack thereof—that gets in the way of teamwork, productivity and ultimately career success. That said, here are a few ways to improve communication in the workplace: Photo courtesy of Celestine Chua.Voice Your Opinion Contrary to popular belief, expressing a difference in opinion can actually help your career. It takes...

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The Smart (and Easier) Way to Career Success

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Counselling Blog | 0 comments

There are two ways to do things: The hard way. And, the smart way. You may have heard it said that there is an easy way … but generally there isn’t any easy way to do anything properly or well.  There is just a better and smarter way to do something. Communication Is Key I’ve spoken before about how important it is to understand the different communication styles can change the course of your career.  The main styles emphasized in NLP are visual, auditory, auditory digital, kinesthetic. Well, just imagine you’re in a workplace and you’re communicating with somebody in a way...

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Identifying Communication Styles to Improve Your Career

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in career coaching, Counselling Blog | 0 comments

How to Master Your Communication for Career Advancement by Understanding Communication Styles Is good communication ever a bad thing?  That may seem like an odd question.  But it’s important to consider. It’s important because most people don’t take communication very seriously.  And, if they do it tends to be in regards to their family and maybe their friends.  But if it works there, why don’t we focus more on our communication in the places we work? It’s because it takes some effort.  But you’re not here because you are just looking for the easiest road....

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How Neuro-Linguistic Programming Can Change Your Career Path

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Counselling Blog | 0 comments

You may have heard of NLP.  You may know a little bit about it. But how can NLP affect your career? Neuro-Linguistic Programming, or NLP, is an approach that identifies different communication styles: visual, auditory, auditory digital, and kinesthetic. The NLP models are valuable for us because understanding communication styles will help you build up and move forward in your career, whether you’re looking for job advancement or want to attract more clients and contracts.   How NLP helps – Hint: It’s about Communicating More Effectively. From a representational system point...

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