Entries by mmstaff

Are You Making These 5 Goal-Setting Mistakes?

As a results-focused career, business, and leadership coach, I spend a lot of time sitting down with people to help them set goals. I’ve discovered that the type of goals we set makes a big difference to how achievable the goals are, and how much they actually bring you closer to a desired future. Here […]

Interview: Finding and Using Your Career Sweet Spot

Below is an edited and condensed version of an interview, Finding Your Green Career “Sweet Spot”, that first appeared on the Eco Canada website. Eco Canada interviewed leadership and career coach Melissa Creede about the “Sweet Spot”. Eco Canada: You recently facilitated a workshop for environmental professionals called Career, Leadership, Lifestyle: Finding Your Sweet Spot. […]

“Be Who You Want to Be.” How Does that Really Work?

You’ve probably heard that “Stepping into WHO you want to be opens the doors for your career to advance.” But most people don’t understand what that means. Most people assume that it means: dress for the position you want; assume responsibilities of the position for which you strive; follow your boss’ example for work ethic; and get […]

Oct. 30: “Career, Leadership, Lifestyle: Finding your Sweet Spot”

Career, Leadership, Lifestyle: Finding your Sweet Spot The session will be of interest for seasoned or new environmental professionals. A workshop and coaching session for the next generation of sustainability leaders. Melissa Creede, President of Sapis Insight, will explore the difference between a leader, and an effective leader. Develop your skills to make transformative change. Part 1: Leading […]

Social Enterprise Competition-win $25,000

Calling all young philanthropists and social entrepreneurs! Are you ready to take your world-changing idea to the next level? Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announces its inaugural Social Enterprise Student Competition Do you have a great idea for a new socially responsible product, service or business model? Then OCE’s Social Enterprise Student Competition is for […]

Business Sustainability Manager Job Opportunity – Canadian Tire

  Business Sustainability Manager, Corporate Strategy and Business Sustainability, Canadian Tire Toronto Contract Position April 16th to Dec 31st 2012 (send me a note if you’d like to see the full posting) RESPONSIBILITIES: • Engage stakeholders across the organization, leading key sustainability projects involving both internal and external stakeholders. Support the team in initiatives related […]

What do you have to Give Up to Move Up? Nothing

We often hesitate to invest in getting to the next level because we fear we’ll lose something important along the way. Meanwhile, we’re less productive. We’re distracted from achieving fulfillment because we’re busy avoiding what we don’t want, or trying to attain things we hope will fulfill us, even though we don’t know for sure. […]

Career and Leadership Development One-Day Workshop for Professionals

Workshop Date: February 10th, 2012.  Concept: Melissa Creede, a sought-after career and leadership coach, is leading a Career and Leadership Development Workshop specifically designed for emerging leaders and middle-level professionals. This one-day workshop will utilize a variety of interactive and reflective exercises and assignments to: – investigate leadership competencies and styles, and reactive tendencies, and […]