Sustainability…in Chaotic Times

I’ve just returned from a career development conference in Toronto. In a number of significant ways, the energy was different from previous years: We’re in a recession. Funding cuts by governments and educational institutions have resulted in less professional development money. For several participants, this was the one conference they could attend this year. As […]... Read More

Picture Book of Goals: Lifelong Learning

When putting together a picture book of goals, planning and deciding on sub-goals are important steps towards making those goals happen. Sometimes, the steps and sub-goals can mean more education or skills upgrading. This is all part of Lifelong Learning. Learning – not just for kids anymore!Adult education, or student-centred education, is a growing area […]... Read More

Sustainability: Green Jobs

Sustainability (n): the property of being sustainable Sustainable (adj.): Capable of being sustained. Capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment. This word has so many layers to it in today’s world. Many people wish to sustain their jobs, to sustain their family relationships, to sustain in ecological and economical ways that […]... Read More

Recipe for Sustainability: An Employee Perspective

  Recipe for Sustainability: An Employee Perspective 1 Cup of Flexibility 2 Cups of Work-Life Balance 1 Teaspoon of Lifelong Learning 1 Dash of Employee Incentives and Appreciation It’s almost hard to believe that I have been working at Life Strategies for over 2 years now…looking back it still feels like it was just yesterday […]... Read More

Sustainability: Building Individuals and Organizations to Last for the Long Term

There’s a lot of talk about sustainable environments, economies, and resources. However, what about people and the places where they work? At least a dozen times each day I hear people say how busy they are…in many cases, they wear their busyness as a badge of honour. The Context I juggle many professional roles – […]... Read More