What Moves You Forward?


When you want to move forward in your career or in life you will encounter a large volume of resistance. Your old habits, life circumstances or people will hold you back, pulling you away from your dreams like an industrial elastic band.

Many of you are feeling pulled down and defeated but you can’t give up or give in. If it was easy everyone would be successful! If the challenges of life are pulling you back, you are going to have to make a decision; you can surrender to the resistance or you can fight your way through.

If you are truly serious and you have a deep desire to succeed, you'll go all out to make it happen. Push through the resistance and the pain. You’re going to have to go all out to harness your will. Evaluate your situation, then focus on developing yourself. Use your positive productive habits to pull yourself forward.

No matter what, you’ve got to make it happen. So, if you’re tired, turn your run to the “finish line of...

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Are You Being Cheated Out Of The Career Success You Want And Deserve? Find Out!

career advancement Aug 02, 2018


Do you ever feel like you’re applying for promotion after promotion, or new position after new position, but no matter how much you try... you’re not getting ahead? You’re still stuck in the same old job, with the same old issues.

Have you started to feel like your career is sinking and your hopes with it? If yes, I urge you to click the image below to sign up for the FREE video training that will help you find out why and what to do about it.

You’ll discover how undetected Compulsive Career Self-Sabotage (CCSS) can cause hard-working individuals, just like you, to trap themselves in a dead-end career and how a breakthrough scientific phenomenon is helping people to make up for lost time and get on the fast-track to career rewards.

Click here  to tell me the best email address to send this brand new FREE video training filled with game-changing career information.

Stop wasting your precious time and energy on career pursuits that...

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Oh My God! I can’t believe that just happened!

Everyone has had (or fears having) a gut-wrenching, embarrassing moment when you meet someone new. Well, here’s my embarrassing networking story where I "crashed and burned" with -- of all people --a big city Mayor!

Experiences -- good and bad -- are always learning opportunities. To learn more about becoming a confident networker who can advance his or her business/career by knowing the right way to connect with the right people, go to KNOCKOUT NETWORKINGRemember the 50% off discount code (KOFIFTY) expires on May 31, 2018.

As I like to say, "Who knows you, REFERS YOU!" 

Until next time, keep moving forward and looking upwards,

Your Career Blacksmith, Colin McClean


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Are Your Business Cards Helping or Hindering Your Progress?

The Business Card Hand Off

Your business cards are important tools that can help or hinder your ability to move your business or career forward. In this brief introduction to the Business Card Hand Off section of the Knockout Networking online course, The Great Kazam I Am (aka Career Blacksmith Colin McClean) shares how not knowing how to use business cards strategically can lead to disaster.

Thankfully, how to avoid business card mishaps and how to use them effectively to achieve your career or business goals is covered in Knockout Networking. In this chapter of the easy-to-follow online course, you learn about:

  • Designing a winning business card
  • Strategically giving out business cards
  • Strategically receiving business cards
  • What to do when you don’t have business cards
  • and much more!

Until May 31, 2018, get 50% Off  Knockout Networking when you use the coupon code “KOFIFTY”.  That means right now you'll invest only $48.50 CAD for this career...

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Hello My Name Is... Amazing!

Ever wonder why -- despite having a great personality and lots to offer -- you're not making the right career (or even personal) connections, or not finding new business prospects?  Have you considered that your introduction may be the culprit? Here's why....

Learn more about making the right connections with Knockout Networking.

Keep moving forward and looking upwards,

Colin, Your Career Blacksmith


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5 Quick Tips on Selling Yourself for Success!

This week I'm proud to introduce you to Coach Amar of Determination FitCamp, my very first guest in KeepMovingForward.ca's new STUDIO 2!


In this excerpt from Knockout Networking, Body Sculpting and Business Coach Amar shares how he helps people turn their “passion to profit”. He provides five easy-to-apply tips to sell yourself more effectively, so you can start achieving your career, business and personal goals faster.

So, who is Coach Amar of Determination FitCamp and FLIP (Financial Livity In Pursuit), and how can he help you succeed? Watch and learn!

NOTE: The full version of this interview delves deeper into the application of these five tips; it's part of KeepMovingForward.ca's Knockout Networking, the online course designed to help you knock out your fear of networking -- the source of 80% of business and career opportunities -- and start getting what you want out of life.
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My Apologies, Ladies, but as promised... This One Is For The Gentlemen!

In my last blog post, "Sorry Gentlemen, This One is for the Ladies," I promised that my next entry would be directed to the men. So true to my word, This One Is For The Gentlemen (and of course those who care about them!) ... How To Look Your Best For Less!  Click the arrow below to watch it now!

Keep moving forward and looking upwards,

Colin McClean, Your Career Blacksmith


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Sorry Gentlemen... This One Is For The Ladies!

Well it's exactly two weeks since International Women's Day but I still have a special gift for the ladies (or anyone who wants to see the women in their lives excel)!

I'm excited to share a brief excerpt of "How To Make A Great First Impression That Will Last". This is a sneak peek into my interview with Ann Marie, the head Esthetician at the award-winning La Peau D'or Beauty and Wellness Spa. The full interview is part of my KNOCKOUT NETWORKING online course that teaches anyone how to make the right connections to grow your career or your business. 

In this two-minute snippet Ann Marie explains how a "first impression is a lasting impression," and how you can make this work in your favour at the next networking event or other function you attend. 

Take a look; and please comment and hit the arrow at the top of the screen to share if you care.

And if you want to learn even more about how to succeed at networking, sign up for my Free...

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Happy International Women's Day!

Happy International Women's Day! As I always say... keep moving forward and looking upwards!

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Knockout Networking is Online... Take a Sneak Peek!

Get ready to nix your networking nerves for good with the new "KNOCKOUT NETWORKING" online course!

"80% of career opportunities stem from referrals and networking."

But if you're not networking effectively, how can you benefit from this proven career and business advancement strategy? Well, now you can with my new Knockout Networking online course.


Click the pic below to take a sneak peek at this section's "What's in my Networking Survival kit!

Knockout Networking will equip you with the information, strategies, tools and techniques you need to feel more confident and be more successful at networking events.

Stop missing out on opportunities to advance your career or business!

The  Knockout Networking Online Course will teach you how to :

·        Identify Your Circle Of Influence

·        Maximize Your Circle Of Influence

·       ...

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