Author Archives: Fran Watson

About Fran Watson

Work from home Career Counsellor helping people with resumes, cover letters and interview tips. Recently published an e-book on Resumes and Cover Letters That Work (www.franwatson.ca). Member of Toastmasters and life-long learner.

Staying Positive

How do you stay positive when hit with disasters? March has not been kind to me.  It started off with a flood in my house which happened at 10:00 at night.  I contacted my boyfriend (who has a Shop Vac), … Continue reading

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Do You Use Prompts?

A POEM’S STORY The time has come the poem said For you to write that I might be read And so I took my pen in hand And wrote the words at its command. The words spewed forth as I … Continue reading

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Treasures

This is from the Introduction in my recently published book From My Heart. What treasures are you overlooking? I wrote the following after reading Sara Ban Breathnach’s book Simple Abundance – the quote is from her book. “Excavating is not glamourous work … Continue reading

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Time For Some Self Love

How long has it been? How long has it been since you first had that dream? You know the one you had as a young child – maybe to be the best ___, or to win ___, or to write … Continue reading

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Lacking Confidence?

Self-Help Tips for Dealing with a Lack of Confidence Did you know that many people say that they have social anxieties? It’s right up there with public speaking as one of the biggest fears. Social fears are one of the … Continue reading

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Fresh Start – New Year Resolutions

Fresh Start When Riley turned 30 he was unhappy to still be in a sales job he never really liked.  He decided it was time to stop procrastinating and find a new job.  Unfortunately he made the mistake of quitting … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts

Christmas Past As my girlfriend’s son tore open the Christmas card I had given him he shouted out… “Who’s the cheapskate that only gave me $10.?” I wanted to disappear.  His mother reprimanded him but the damage was done. My … Continue reading

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Confidence Makes Anything Possible

Self Confidence Having confidence means knowing your own self-worth, what you’re good at and conveying it to others. But who has the time to explore their self-confidence? We’re living at a time when appearances can be deceiving, and it’s very … Continue reading

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Building Your Business

Are you an entrepreneur looking to Build Your Business? Have you looked at a lot of online products and dismissed them as “cost too much”, “don’t know that person” or some other reason? I know I have at times looked … Continue reading

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Live Your Bold Life

Living A Bold Life As a perpetual student I am always learning and growing.  I have been attending a course on email marketing and another on being more visible.  I am also currently attending a course with Kelly McCausey on … Continue reading

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