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3 Times You Should Never Use E-mail

July 9, 2013
Renée Eaton
I hear lots of people out there grumble about e-mail. They’re complaints are varied: people don’t respond fast enough, they aren’t clear in their messages, the subject lines are vague, they ramble, yadda, yadda.
However, the underlying problem of most e-mail issues has nothing to do with the actual...

Leadership is Dead – Here’s What’s Next

July 2, 2013
Renée Eaton
Ok, I may have exaggerated a bit. However, it is true that leaders are falling back into the shadows of the business world. They are no longer the saviours they once were.
While not disappearing entirely, someone else is stepping forward who will have a bigger, better impact on organizations.

A Co-Op Student Can Do Your Job

June 25, 2013
Renée Eaton
Do you think a co-op student can do your job?
Of course not. How ridiculous – you’ve been educated, trained and have years of experience.
But don’t be so sure that everyone feels the same.
A friend of mine was recently laid off from her job at a large technology firm. A casualty of downsizing – her...

How to Relieve Stress and Get More Done at Work

June 18, 2013
Renée Eaton
Do you clearly know what you’re supposed to be doing?
Whatever you’re working on right now – do you know how it contributes to the success of your organization?
Do you feel that your time and energy is best utilized doing the tasks you’ve been given?
In Towers Watson’s 2012 Global Workforce Study...

#1 Reason Why You Should be Willing to Quit

June 11, 2013
Renée Eaton
Are you willing to quit your job?
If you answered yes – good for you!
If you answered no – then you’d be doing yourself and your company a favour if you would.
Jack Welch, former CEO of GE, said he wanted all his employees to love coming into work, but be ready and willing to quit.
Because it...