Yearly Archives: 2014


Four more inspiring interviews from the CPPA conference

  Four more inspiring interviews from thought leaders in positive psychology at the Canadian Positive Psychology Association's 2014 conference in Ottawa: Jamie Gruman, Sue Langley, Corey Zadik and Karen Cohen. Click here to listen or download

Myths of Happiness with Sonja Lyubomirsky

  Hear Positive Psychology experts Sonja Lyubomirsky on myths of happiness, and Bob Vallerand on harmonious passion. "I can't be happy until I get that better job." "I’ll be happy when I’m rich." Author of The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky busts myths based on her 20 years of research. [...]

Finding and Having Meaning in Life: Insights from the Canadian Positive Psychology Conference 

"Why am I here? Why is life like this? Why can't I be happy?" These are the questions people ask, said Professor Michael Steger as he shared his research on meaning in life with Career Buzz listeners (July 23, 2014). "Having meaning in life," he said in my interview with him at the recent Canadian Positive Psychology Association [...]

August 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Canadian Positive Psychology Association – Second Conference 2014

  It was an insightful experience for me to attend the Canadian Positive Psychology Association conference  in Ottawa on July 17-18. Plus it was a real pleasure to attend the conference as your Career Buzz correspondent, collecting interviews five of which we share today, as part 1, more in part 2 in a few weeks. [...]

Doctor prescribes career help

Career Buzz guest, a family doctor, talks about meeting a career professional to get help to manage his career in medicine and beyond "The first step of getting help," said Dr. Aubie Diamond, (Career Buzz, May 21, 2014) "is admitting it to yourself. If you're in a [career] situation that's not tenable, at a certain point in time, [...]

June 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Millenial Generation expert, David Colleto. LoyaltyOne VP Talent. And a job search organizer.

  David Coletto is a founding partner and CEO of Abacus Data and the Canadian Millennial Research Practice focusing on people born between 1980 and 2000. Tune in to hear insights from David who was named a Forty Under Forty in Ottawa.   Diane Dowsett is Associate Vice President of Talent Management at LoyaltyOne. LoyaltyOne runs the popular Air Miles [...]

Coming Back to a Career After Maternity Leave

After a long maternity leave, putting your work hat back on might seem a little odd, as if it just doesn’t fit the way it did before. While your life is decidedly different with a new child at home that doesn’t mean your career has to be put on hold. Motherhood could actually inspire you to [...]

June 10th, 2014|0 Comments