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Beyond “Career” Engagement: A Model for Other Life Roles?

Hockey legend, Wayne Gretzky, is known for saying that he “skated to where the puck was going to be.” I’m feeling a bit like that right now with the Career Engagement model that Deirdre Pickerell and I co-developed in 2011. Although the model immediately resonated with people back then, and we’ve since conducted research and […]... Read More
RN Blog Retracing Your Career Steps 2016 07 11

Retracing Your Career Steps

Norm Amundson, in his “physics of living” model, speaks of the importance of the backswing to any effective type of forward motion. As I prepare for an upcoming move of my home and offices, I’ve been taking the time to sort through files and boxes that have travelled with me over the course of my […]... Read More
Career Engagement Model

Exploring Career Engagement

Career engagement is defined as the emotional and cognitive connection to one’s career; it is a state where one is focused, energized, and able to derive pleasure from life’s activities. Career engagement focuses on the dynamic interaction between challenge (i.e., level of difficulty; stimulating, fascinating, and invigorating activities) and capacity (i.e., skills, resources, relationships, conflicts). […]... Read More