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Hey there, I’m Julie! I’m a pragmatic coach with 25 years of experience in coaching, the arts, and IT management. I offer remote business and career coaching to clients, worldwide. If you’re feeling lost or overwhelmed, and you just want to get things done, then let’s talk!

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The online world feels so fake.

The online world feels so fake.

One of the challenges of working in the marketing world is the feeling that you're part of a group of people that make the online world less interesting. Everything feels so fake now that every social network, and every search result is gamed and engineered by...

What choices do artists have today?

What choices do artists have today?

Making a living as an artist today can be perceived as a difficult, and almost impossible, endeavour. Today's artists are expected to be entrepreneurs, content creators, and academics. So, what choices do artists have to make a decent living these days? I tried to...

Remote work outside the public service.

Remote work outside the public service.

Based on the most recent dataset I've seen, there are about 300,000 Canadians working in the federal public service. Many of these people are working remotely right now, and have been since 2020. As of April 2021, there hasn't been a government-wide plan to embrace or...

How to setup different streams of income.

How to setup different streams of income.

We're living at this strange time when $130,000 a year is considered 'middle class', and it's not enough to just have a full-time job, or several part-time jobs anymore. I've always been a fan of having several sources of income, so here are the basics on how to do...

We need more artists in business.

We need more artists in business.

Recently, I wrote this blog article on my personal website. I was feeling nostalgic about my artsy days. I've had a very coloured past that included wild nights with a variety of artist friends, impromptu photo shoots, and the company of beautiful women, good wine,...

Small business branding 101

Small business branding 101

Probably one of the most common questions I get: "How do I brand my business?". And I'm about to get real blunt with you in this one! 1. Be as different as possible SERIOUSLY. Take a chance, and be something that's different.  Be different, be interesting, be GREAT at...

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