Author Archives: Carol Carter

About Carol Carter

Carol is a team transformer. She cuts through the craziness and chaos of TODAY’s workplace and helps leaders love their jobs again. Her live workshops and her online course “Transform Your Leadership” help people get “on track” and create REAL change that lasts, both professionally AND personally.

Narcissism in the Workplace (Part 2) – What to Avoid When Dealing With a Narcissist

Last week we looked at “How to Spot a Narcissist” . Click that link for the 9 Narcissistic Traits, as well as the difference between a self-promoter and someone you truly need to steer clear of. This week we’ll look … Continue reading

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Narcissism in the Workplace (Part 1) – How to spot a narcissist

“I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.” ~ Kurt Cobain Do you know how to navigate around the landmines of other people’s personalities in your workplace … and your life? Have you come across one “landmine” … Continue reading

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Transform your leadership, transform your life

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” ~Seneca The best leader I ever had the pleasure of working for was never stressed. He always smiled, greeted you warmly, asked about your kids and actually remembered their ages and names. … Continue reading

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Temperatures and … Tempers

It was a hot, sunny, July day in 2006. I started that morning looking great in my Power Suit, hair perfect, just enough makeup to make me flawless. By 1:30 pm, my makeup had melted off my face, my hair … Continue reading

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June is a Crazy Month! Overcoming the overwhelm.

It’s the end of the second quarter … Did your stress level just jump 5 notches? You are not alone! My email inbox is crammed with frantic people trying to get their message out before I escape for the Summer! … Continue reading

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When the workplace goes very, very wrong

With recent workplace murders hitting far too close to home, is WCB’s Bill 14 too late? Has the damage from years of neglect of employee care and management leadership training, left us all exposed and vulnerable? What happens when our … Continue reading

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Speaking of Meetings … How To Stop “Brain Drift”

You’re running a meeting. You are sharing  information that could be helpful to other members of your team. Well … at the very least, you’re keeping everyone in the loop. No one can say your leadership is not transparent. You … Continue reading

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Career Booster #5: 3 Major Costs of Not Having Your Solid “Why”

Many smart people make an honest mistake when setting goals for the New Year. They start with WHAT they want to accomplish. They set “Stretch Goals” and create detailed action plans to forge ahead with confidence. I’m about to share … Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

Why is this woman on a chairlift with no skiis or snowboard? Meet Karen, my fellow volunteer Canadian Ski Patroller at Manning Park, BC. Every year, no matter how experienced we are, all patrollers and mountain staff practice the dreaded … Continue reading

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A Little Acknowledgement Goes a Long Way

The power of a simple “Thank you” or a well timed gift. It doesn’t take much to boost the loyalty and motivation of your staff. You just need to pay attention to who they are as human beings, and show … Continue reading

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