Siri, What is Emotional Intelligence at Work?

By Edwina | 18 September 2022

Creating the right intelligence system is critical to developing workplace resilience. Employee well-being expands beyond the importance of cognitive intelligence (IQ). The pandemic has brought … Read more

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Hitting the Road Post-Covid

By Edwina | 12 September 2022

Gosh, it feels good to be doing in-person training again! It ‘almost’ feels like things are back to normal. They’re not. Each time I hit … Read more

How Do You Create Constructive Conflict?

By Edwina | 25 August 2022

Conflict is a normal part of any relationship; thus, it’s an unavoidable part of the workplace. When conflict is not handled appropriately it can impact … Read more

What’s Mine is Yours

By Edwina | 5 August 2022

“Find a job you love.” This age-old advice has been longstanding from inspirational names like Confucius, Marc Anthony, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and many more. … Read more

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Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

By Edwina | 1 August 2022

Begin with the end in mind. The role of an authentic leader is not understanding how to move an organization forward. The journey towards authentic … Read more

Everything DiSC® Virtual Train the Trainer – September 26-28, 2022

By Edwina | 30 July 2022

Presented by Avail HR Training Solutions in Partnership with The Learning Edge. Experience DiSC®: Experience the DiSC® assessment process Receive personalized profiles Apply the profiles … Read more

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Communicating Your Why

By Edwina | 28 July 2022

Effective leadership starts with skillful communication. Marathon Gold understands why both external and internal communications are compelling for business growth and performance. I recently attended … Read more


By Edwina | 5 July 2022

Me-time is essential to a person’s health and well-being. Often, people think that me-time is a day at the spa or something else extravagant that … Read more

It’s Lobster Season

By Edwina | 14 June 2022

It’s lobster season in my neck of the woods. Atlantic lobster is a favoured dish that has been fished from these seas for centuries. Area … Read more

Mini but Mighty

By Edwina | 7 June 2022

I always enjoy providing training at Deer Lake Airport. This mini but mighty airport has grown so much in recent times, modernizing travel efficiencies, offering … Read more


How to Manage Your Workforce

By Edwina | 24 May 2022

A business is only as good as its team. Whether your business team is 2 people or 20, you are responsible for managing their effectiveness … Read more

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More Thoughtful Perks That Won’t Break the Bank

By Edwina | 19 May 2022

A look at other ways to reward your staff. When recruiting and retaining staff in a competitive market, you need to think beyond the financial … Read more

My Cover

By Edwina | 10 May 2022

“I don’t get the image choice. I’m not getting this idea of peaceful coexistence.” These were a couple of comments I received from market experts … Read more

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Thoughtful Perks That Won’t Break the Bank

By Edwina | 3 May 2022

Never underestimate the power of appreciation. The undeniable secret to the success of all good businesses is the relationship between their supervisors and employees. Sometimes … Read more

Leverage Their Strengths

By Edwina | 3 May 2022

Einstein said everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life thinking … Read more

Do You Know Your People?

By Edwina | 27 April 2022

Strengthen your relationships by leading from within… within yourself and your team. What type of leader are you? Are you an independent or an interdependent … Read more

Learned vs Inborn Traits

By Edwina | 20 April 2022

Because soft skills are talked about as traits of a person’s personality, it may seem as though you have to be born with them. While … Read more

How to Assess Your Business or Department (Part 3)

By Edwina | 15 April 2022

This article continues from How to Assess Your Business or Department (Part 2) and is the final installment in this series. Step 9: Review Your … Read more

How to Assess Your Business or Department (Part 2)

By Edwina | 31 March 2022

Continuing on from How to Assess Your Business or Department (Part 1), this article covers the next steps in the assessment process. Step 5: Review … Read more

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How to Assess Your Business or Department (Part 1)

By Edwina | 16 March 2022

If you’re a business owner or CEO, either two years into a new business, or before the first investor is contacted, it is important to … Read more

What’s Your Job Description?

By Edwina | 13 March 2022

Crafting a job description for a leadership role is not an easy task. There are so many responsibilities that are not often seen in the … Read more