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carol parker walsh money mindset

Building a Positive Money Mindset

How do you look at money? Do you have shiny object syndrome. Are some things just hard to resist—especially when your friends and colleagues are all jumping on board! New tools, training, group coaching programs or new shoes, designer bags, or the latest fashion can all have a strong pull. If you aren’t careful, these shiny […]

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Mistakes Are The Learning Blocks of Life

You’ve heard of the phrase, “live and learn” right? Well there’s a reason this phrase is so popular. It’s because it’s true. However, while we believe in the veracity of the statement, we don’t often like the lessons life throws our way. We could live without the mistakes, trials and challenges but it is through […]

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4 Questions to Figure Out Your Purpose

Recently I came upon a Japanese concept called “Ikigai” that presented to me by my mentor Marissa Murgatroyd.  Translated it means “the reason for being” or as we like to say…your purpose. It’s believed that when you discover your ikigai you’ll find your purpose in life. I learned about this concept in the context of […]

carol parker walsh career transition

Stop Pretending and Find the Work You Love

Today on my monthly segment on AMNW I was at the table with host Helen Raptis talking careers. Not a topic I usual come on to discuss, but with my work focusing more and more on career transitions, I thought it was an important one to cover.   My clients are professional women that come […]

carol parker walsh career transition

3 Ways to Make the Best of a Job You Hate

Are you one of the 85% of people in the world who dreads Monday morning?? Everyone, at one time or another, has been unhappy in their job. In fact, if you’ve gone through your life without hating at least one job, then you’ve lived a charmed life. One of the driving forces behind my becoming […]

Visualization: An Important Step to Realize Your Dreams

I’m a big proponent of vision boards and visualizing what you want in order to achieve it. A clear vision coupled with clarity, faith, confidence and focused action will set you on the path to success. But clarity is key. Want to quit your soul sucking day job in favor of the freedom of self-employment, […]

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Work Wear: Are We Banning Heels At Work?

When it comes to professional attire for women heels are pretty much the shoe of choice.  Heels have always signaled professionalism, power and a boss attitude. However, there’s another type of shoe that has found prominence in the workplace over the last few years…..the flat. This is particularly true in British Columbia.  A bill was […]

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The Path to Freedom

Today is Independence Day, a declaration of freedom. I remember moments in my life when I felt free. Like the day I moved on campus and away from home when I started college. The day I moved into my first apartment. Or the day I moved across country to start a new life. Each of […]

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Change Your Self-Talk, Change Your Life

Every second of the day, you are affirming some “truths” to yourself. Many of those affirmations are negative “truths” that, consequently, affect your happiness in a bad way. That is because what you affirm the most you believe and when you believe all the negative things you say to yourself, your day and your life […]

carol parker walsh career transition

Ready to Leave Your Career, Do This First

You know when you spend your whole life, a significant amount of money and years of education only to successful arrive at a career you hate? You wake up with dread and panic because you feel trapped by your enviable career and can’t see your way out? Do you feel heart palpitations every Sunday afternoon […]