Speaking in a Different Language?

Ever felt like you’ve had crossed wires in a relationship? After completing Gary Chapman’s online Love Language questionaire to determine my love language, I asked my nearest & dearest to do the same. I have to say it was one of the best gifts I have given myself & my relationships in a long while. […]

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Brandwashed

Facinated by the art & science of marketing? Check out this Allan Gregg interview with marketing expert Martin Lindstrom on his book, “Brandwashed”. Check out the interview at this link

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Space for Silence

Where is your attention? Are you tense or relaxed? Focused or scattered? The subtle sound of ice grating and snarling draws my attention to the window. Creaking and cracking in subtle shifts, I am mesmerized by the power and beauty. After a few minutes of watching geese scuttle to and fro over the frozen terrain, […]

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“If you wait until all the lights are ‘green’ before you leave home, you’ll never get started on your trip to the top” ~ Zig Ziglar What’s keeping you in the driveway of your life?

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The Days of Leg-warmers, Rush and Billy Idol

Depeche Mode & hot pink leg-warmers? Jian Ghomeshi talks to Allan Gregg about his memoir 1982. Click here for the interview

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Blame it on VUCA

Lately I feel like I’m living in a tumble dryer. Uncertainty and volatility abound. I’ve wondered at times if it is just me, or if others feel the same. It seems from a quick perusal of my friendships and cohorts, and in listening to a radio interview that touched on the subject, that I’m not […]

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Our Heros are Falling

Many of our sports heroes are falling. Lance Armstrong, Oscar Pistorius, and Tiger Woods – just to name a few. Some of these heroes, like Pistorius, (whose being held by police this week after his girlfriend was shot dead), are legends who we not only looked up to, but emulated; even setting our goals with […]

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Thriving in a VUCA World

Learning to thrive while actively engaging with uncertainty is new for many of us. A change in perception can help life shift from ‘struggling to reduce uncertainty’, to ‘trying new approaches that help bring greater ease with its existence’. One of Canada’s top economists, Sherry Cooper, was recently interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti of CBC […]

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Welcome!

Welcome Friends, Clients and Colleagues – Many of you were familiar with my previous coaching blog. While I enjoyed the process and all of your input immensely, it felt like time for a new blog and a new start. This also coincides with upcoming website upgrades that I will be making. During the upgrades, I […]

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Protecting Our Authentic Selves

Don’t negotiate your sense of integrity.Don’t compromise who you are.Intuition is the greatest cause of our suffering because we know when we have betrayed ourselves. I ran across this quote when reading the recent edition of The Oprah Magazine (January 2013). When asked by Oprah how individuals can know if they are on the right […]

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