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Canadian Positive Psychology Association 2018 Part II: John Helliwell on Global Happiness, Plus Bill Craig and Jay Gosselin

Mark Franklin was your Career Buzz correspondent interviewing keynoters and speakers on-site at the Canadian Positive Psychology Association’s 2018 Conference in Toronto.  The CPPA promotes the science and practice of positive psychology – and facilitates collaboration among researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students in Canada. Up [...]

August 6th, 2018|

Canadian Positive Psychology Association 2018: Tim Pychyl on Procrastination, Plus Ryan Niemiec & Margarita Tarragona

Mark Franklin was your Career Buzz correspondent interviewing keynoters and speakers on-site at two conferences: the Canadian Positive Psychology Association’s 2018 Conference in Toronto.  The CPPA promotes the science and practice of positive psychology - and facilitates collaboration among researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students in Canada. Up [...]

July 19th, 2018|

Leaving the Allure. Embracing the Unexpected. (Part II)

After a rollercoaster ride of a career spanning education to agriculture to politics and from Montreal to Vancouver to Ottawa to Toronto to Prince Edward County, Ontario, Helene LeBlanc left the allure of politics for.... Tune [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Leaving the Allure, Embracing the Unexpected

How do you leave the allure of the music business and land in… an insurance office?  Just ask Adam Hare. From young entrepreneur, developing his own clothing line, to managing a creative team for Universal [...]

May 29th, 2018|

The Secret Weapon to Organizational Change Success

From mergers to downsizings, 70% of corporate change initiatives fail. The culprit in most cases is terrible communication, which allows a combination of vivid imaginations and social media-fuelled rumours to create a [...]

May 11th, 2018|